When was Surabaya established?

Province East Java
Settled 1037
Founded 31 May 1293
Incorporated 1 April 1906

How did Surabaya get its name?

Surabaya is believed to have been founded some time towards the end of the thirteenth century. The name is a combination of the words for “shark” and “crocodile”, and comes from a legendary battle between the two to establish which was the strongest animal.

Is Surabaya a capital city?

Surabaya is the capital of the Indonesian province of East Java and the second-largest city in Indonesia. Located on the northeastern border of Java island, on the Madura Strait, it is one of the earliest port cities in Southeast Asia.

What is the capital of Kalimantan?

Kalimantan is now divided into five provinces.

Administrative divisions.

Province Central Kalimantan (Kalimantan Tengah)
Pop. (2020 Census) 2,669,969
Density per km2 (2020) 17.4
Provincial capital Palangkaraya
Largest metro Palangkaraya

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Which city is richest in Indonesia?

Surabaya is one of the Indonesian cities with the highest property growth.

What is Java called now?

Java is divided into four administrative provinces: Banten, West Java, Central Java, and East Java, and two special regions, Jakarta and Yogyakarta.


Native name: Jawa (Indonesian) ꦗꦮ (Javanese) ᮏᮝ (Sundanese)
Archipelago Greater Sunda Islands
Area 129,904 km2 (50,156 sq mi)
Area rank 13th
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Is East Java safe?

Driving anywhere is Java is a hazardous business for visitors not used to Indonesian driving habits. East Java is no exception and visitors are advised to rent a car with a driver if this is your chosen method of getting around in the region.

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