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Semarang

Administration
Full nameSemarang
Official nameSemarang
Native nameKota Semarang
MottoSemarang Kota ATLAS
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceCentral Java
Government
MayorDrs. H. Soemarmo HS, MSi
Geography
Total Area86.9 sq mi (225.17 km2)
Demography
Total Population1553778 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneWIB (UTC+7)
Area code+6224

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Semarang (pronounced -maysəˈmaraŋ) is a city on the north coast of the island of Java, Indonesia. It is the capital of the province of Central Java. It has an area of 225.17 km2 and a population of approximately 1.5 million people, making it Indonesia's 9th most populous city. However, disregarding Jabodetabek, only Surabaya, Bandung, and Medan are larger. Semarang is located at . A major port during the Dutch colonial era, and still an important regional center and port today, the city has a dominant Javanese population.


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