Bhumi tirta praja mukti (Earth and water is for people's prosperity)
|Anniversary||August 21, 1629|
|• Regent||Arif Sugiyanto|
|• Vice Regent||Ristawati Purwaningsih|
|• Total||1,281.115 km2 (494.641 sq mi)|
|Elevation||85 m (279 ft)|
(mid 2022 estimate)
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|• Ethnic groups||Javanese|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (Indonesia Western Standard Time)|
|Area code||(+62) 287|
Kebumen Regency (Javanese: ꦏꦼꦧꦸꦩꦺꦤ꧀, romanized: Kêbumèn) is a regency in the southern part of the Indonesian province of Central Java. It covers an area of 1,281.115 km2 and had a population of 1,159,926 at the 2010 Census and 1,350,438 at the 2020 Census; the official estimate as at mid 2022 was 1,376,825 (comprising 697,439 males and 679,386 females). Its capital is the large town of Kebumen.
There is an area in this regency which is used for geology research, namely Karangsambung.
The fortress is located in Gombong City about 21 kilometers west of Kebumen or 100 kilometers from Borobudur. was built in 1818, by Dutch East India Company (VOC) to conquer Diponegoro war, there were many troops come to the location and make the fortress as office of military concentration. In 1844–1848 the fortress is built in the office location for preparation to clash with Yogyakarta Sultanate and named the fortress as Fort (Generaal) Cochius. In 1856 the fortress is used as Pupillenshool for European youngster who born in Indonesia (formerly Hindia Belanda). And finally, the Dutch colonial changed the name to Van Der Wijck Fortress.
The fortress has octagon shape with 7,168 square metres, 10-metre height and 1.4-metre wall depth with 2 storeys.
Geographically, Kebumen is located at 7 ° 27 '- 7 ° 50' south latitude and 109 ° 22 '- 109 ° 50' east longitude. The southern part of Kebumen Regency is lowland, while in the northern part are the mountains and hills that are part of a series of South Serayu Mountains. Meanwhile, in the western region around Gombong, the Karst of South Gombong is a limestone mountain range that stretches to the south coast of north-south trending. This area has more than a hundred caves. The largest rivers in Kebumen are the Luk Ulo River, Jatinegara River, Karanganyar River, Kretek River, Kedungbener River, Kemit River, Gombong River, Ijo River, Kejawang River, and Gebang River.
The Total Area and Use
Kebumen has a total area of 128,111.50 ha or 1,281.115 km2. Of this area, 49,768.00 hectares (or about 31.04%) were recorded as wetland and 108,343.50 hectares (or 68.96%) as dry land.
According to its use, the vast majority of irrigated land technical and almost entirely (46.18%) can be planted twice a year, partly in the form of rain-fed (37.82%), which in some places can be planted twice a year, and 11.25% of irrigated land half-technical and simple.
Dry land is used for building area of 40,985.00 hectares (37.73%), dry land / garden area of 33,777.00 hectares (33.57%) as well as state forest covering an area of 22,861.00 hectares (21.08%) and the rest is used for field pasture, pond, pool, woody plants, as well as land and land cultivated while not others.
Kebumen Regency comprises twenty-six districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census and the 2020 Census, together with th official estimates as at mid 2022. The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages in each district (rural desa and urban kelurahan), and its post code.
|West||Banyumas Regency & Cilacap Regency|
|East||Wonosobo Regency & Purworejo Regency|
|4||KRT. Kalapaking II||1710–1751||Panjer|
|5||KRT. Kalapaking III||1751–1790||Panjer|
|6||KRT. Kalapaking IV||1790–1833||Panjer|
|7||KRT. Arungbinang IV||1833–1861||Panjer|
|8||KRT. Arungbinang V||1861–1890||Kebumen|
|9||KRT. Arungbinang VI||1890–1908||Kebumen|
|10||KRT. Arungbinang VII||1908–1934||Kebumen|
|11||KRT. Arungbinang VIII||1934–1942||Kebumen|
|12||R. Prawotosoedibyo S||1942–1945||Kebumen|
|13||KRT. Said Prawirosastro||1945–1947||Kebumen|
|15||R.M. Istikno Sosrobusono||1948–1951||Kebumen|
|16||R.M. Slamet Projorahardjo||1951–1956||Kebumen|
|18||R. Sudarmo Sumohardjo||1961–1963||Kebumen|
|19||R.M. Suharjo Notoprojo||1963–1964||Kebumen|
|20||DRS. R. Soetarjo Kolopaking||1964–1966||Kebumen|
|23||R. Soepeno Soerjodiprodjo||1974–1979||Kebumen|
|24||DRS. H. Dadiyono Yudoprayitno||1979–1984||Kebumen|
|26||H. M.C. Tohir||1985–1990||Kebumen|
|27||H.M. Amin Soedibyo||1990–1995||Kebumen|
|28||H.M. Amin Soedibyo||1995–2000||Kebumen|
|29||Dra. Rustriningsih, M.Si||2000–2005||Kebumen|
|30||Dra. Rustriningsih, M.Si||2005–2008||Kebumen|
|31||K.H. Nashiruddin Al Mansyur||2008–2010||Kebumen|
|32||H. Buyar Winarso, SE||2010–2015||Kebumen|
|33||Ir. H. Yahya Fuad, SE||2016–2018||Kebumen|
|34||K. H. Yazid Mahfudz||2019–2021||Kebumen|
|35||H. Arif Sugiyanto, S.H.||2021–2026||Kebumen|
Kebumen has a relatively complete mass media, both print and electronic media. Currently in Kebumen region there is published a daily newspaper "Kebumen Express", "Kebumen Online" which is part of Jawa Pos Group. In addition, there is also a "Radar Kebumen".
For electronic media, there are several commercial radio stations and one Kebumen district government-owned public radio, and a local television station.
Kebumen are on track across the southern island of Java. Intercity public transportation is served by buses and trains. Station Kebumen, Gombong and Karanganyar is a big station in Kebumen, in addition there are small stations such as Prembun, Soka, Kutowinangun and among railroad crossing Kebumen is Senja Utama and Fajar Utama (Jakarta Senen Market-Yogyakarta), Argo Wilis (Bandung-Surabaya Gubeng), Bima (Jakarta-Surabaya City Gubeng), Logawa (Purwokerto-Jember), and Kutojaya (Kutoarjo-Jakarta) Sawunggalih (Jakarta-Kutoarjo).
Adisucipto Airport can be reached by DAMRI buses, which is based at Pemuda street. In addition, the airport can be reached by Maguwo KRD Railway Express (Purwokerto-Kebumen-Maguwo) to Maguwo station that is located inside the airport.
Kebumen Regency also has a football team, under the name Persak Kebumen which stands for Indonesian Football Association of Kebumen. This team in the 2008–2011 period held a competition in the Indonesian Third Division. Persak Kebumen played in the 2014–2015 period playing in the Nusantara League competition. After the return of the Indonesian League, Persak Kebumen played in Liga 3 in 2019. Chandradimuka Stadium is a home venue of Persak Kebumen.
In addition to football clubs, Kebumen Regency has a professional futsal club namely SKN FC Kebumen. SKN FC Kebumen played in the Indonesia Pro Futsal League since 2018 as runner up. The competition that followed was 2018 AFF Futsal Championship as a semifinalist.
Jenang Soap (Jenang Sabun)
Typical food, there are areas petanahan districts. It was sweet and typical, but already rare.
Lanthing (sometimes called klanthing), is a kind of snack crackers made from cassava in the form of a figure eight or a small circle like a ring. Originally only have a savoury flavour and salty but are now starting to appear a variety of spicy and salty flavours such as cheese flavour. This food very heavy if eating.
The food is made from sticky rice sprinkled with sugar, but this food is getting hard to find.
Sale bananas (Sale Pisang)
Sale bananas are foods produced from thin combed bananas and then dried. Drying the goal is to reduce the water content of bananas so as banana sale more durable. This sale bananas can be eaten or fried with flour first. in addition, the current sale of bananas have a variety of flavours such as cheese flavour. Currently, the sale of banana production has penetrated the international market.
Sale of banana is a banana products are made by drying and curing process. Sale is known to have a distinctive flavour and aroma.
Sate ambal is a type of chicken skewers unique to Ambal, Kebumen, Central Java.
Sate ambal differs to the typical sate due to the different ingredients used in the sauce. Instead of peanut sauce like sate Madura, sate ambal's sauce is very smooth more creamy in consistency rather than rough with crushed peanut texture. The sauce is more similar to those of sate padang in texture. Furthermore, what makes the sauce unique is the use of tempeh which is crushed and mixed with the seasoning and spices, making it indistinguishable anymore.
Soto petanahan is quite different from the soup in other areas, its uniqueness make soup petanahan very popular with the public at large, soto petanahan containing the diamond, sprouts green, shredded chicken and sauce were tasty, but the soup is not as famous soto bandung and soto of other areas, if kebumen you stop by to try taking the time to try this culinary one. Traders soto petanahan petanahannya often found in the village itself and the area around the village petanahan, while the seller is already very famous, namely soup petanahan kored pack. Diselatan located petanahan market.
The food is typical of this one now very rare, even the food was only famous dikecamatan petanahan. When viewed dar, his name might appear normal, but once you try it you will feel addicted, this soup made with tofu, crank, sprouts and tofu kebumen typical peanut sauce smothered in gravy. fresh taste, suitable dinikamati harim during the day if you visit you must try the food kebumen this one. The food is not fancy but served direstoran on vendors who people call petanahan bango (a kind of selling houses made of bamboo and simple).
Jipang nut (Jipang Kacang)
Rice penggel (Nasi Penggel)
Soto Tamanwinangun / Soto Kasaran