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Country  Indonesia
Time zone  WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s)  0342
Province  East Java
City  April 1, 1906
Post code  66100
Vehicle registration  AG
Population  131,968 (2010)
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Weather  30°C, Wind S at 8 km/h, 72% Humidity
Points of interest  Mount Butak, Trisula Monument, Sumber Udel Waterpark, Alun Alun Blitar, Kebon Rojo

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Blitar is a city in East Java, Indonesia, about 73 km from Malang and 167 km from Surabaya. The area lies within longitude 111° 40' - 112° 09' East and its latitude is 8° 06' South.


Map of Blitar, Blitar City, East Java, Indonesia

The city is noted as the location of the grave of Sukarno, the first President of Indonesia, five kilometers from the city plaza. The Istana Gebang (Gebang palace) where Sukarno lived as a child is nearby and has been converted into a museum] containing numerous items commemorating Sukarno's place in Indonesian history. In addition, the very active Kelud volcano is located just over 20 kilometers north of Blitar.

Former Vice President of Indonesia, Dr. Boediono, and the commander-in-chief of the Indonesian military, Admiral Agus Suhartono, were born in Blitar. Both of them are the alumni of SMP Negeri 1 Blitar and SMA Negeri 1 Blitar.

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Local economic governance

Based on the survey conducted between August 2010 and January 2011, Blitar was rated number one in Indonesia for local economic governance, being considered particularly good in infrastructure, interaction between local administrations and businesses, business licensing, and regional head capacity and integrity.

People from Blitar

  • Soeryo Guritno, businessman
  • Charis Yulianto, footballer
  • Nitya Krishinda Maheswari, badminton athlete
  • Wiweko Soepono, inventor
  • Anthony Fokker, aviation pioneer
  • Sukadji Ranuwihardjo, academician
  • Anas Urbaningrum, politician
  • Boediono, politician
  • Imam Munandar, politician
  • Masjchun Sofwan, politician
  • Sukarni, politician
  • Agus Suhartono, military leader
  • Anjasmara, actor
  • Hengky Kurniawan, actor
  • Putri Raemawasti, beauty queen, Miss Indonesia 2007
  • Hardi, painter
  • References

    Blitar Wikipedia

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