Location of Karawang in Indonesia
|• Mayor||dr. Cellica Nurrachadiana|
|• Total||70.22 km2 (27.11 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (WIB)|
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Karawang (Kota Karawang or Karawang Kota) is the capital of the Karawang Regency of West Java, Indonesia. It is 32 miles east of Jakarta.
Karawang is known as a major rice production source in West Java.
Karawang is also known for automobile manufacturing facilities, including Honda Prospect Motor and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia. Mitsubishi Motors Indonesia also operated a plant here from 1988 until 2015.
In March 2010 Karawang suffered severe flooding with 10,747 houses flooded; 11,540 families and 44,071 people were affected.
Heinrich Christian Macklot, a German naturalist, was killed on 12 May 1832 during an insurrection that took place on the island.
|KM||Toll Road||Toll Gate||Destination|
|47||Jakarta–Cikampek Toll Road||Karawang Barat||Karawang, Industrial Complex, Rengasdengklok|
|54||Karawang Timur||Karawang, Klari, Industrial complex|