Surabaya (Indonesian pronunciation: suraˈbaja) (formerly Dutch: Soerabaja) is a port city and the capital of East Java (Jawa Timur) province of Indonesia. It is one of the earliest port cities in Southeast Asia. Located on northeastern Java on the Madura Strait, it is the second-largest-city in Indonesia.
As of the 2010 census, the city had a population over 2.7 million, approximately 6.5 million in the Greater Surabaya metropolitan area, and the extended metropolitan area , which is known as Gerbangkertosusila is home for more than 10 million inhabitants.
Larger than Batavia (at present Jakarta) and the center of trading in the nation, which was then a competitor of Shanghai and Hong Kong. Today the city remains one of the important financial hubs of the Indonesian archipelago, arguably second only to Jakarta, and the Port of Tanjung Perak is Indonesia’s second busiest seaport.
Province: East Jawa.
Capital City: Surabaya.
Settle: May 31 1293.
Build: August 14 1950, as Kotapraja.
Regional Administration : 31 Distric , 161 Urban Villages.
Goverment: City Administration.
City Mayor: Ir. Tri Rismaharini.
Deputy: Wisnu Sakti Buana.
City: Total 350.5 km2 (135.3 sq mi).
Metro: Total 2.787 km2 (1,076 sq mi).
Elevation: Total 5 m (16 ft).
Population (2015 Census)
City: Total 3.457.409.
Density : 9.900/km2 (26.000/sq mi).
Metro Density : 3.000/km2 (7.000/sq mi).
Ethnic Groups: Javanese, Chinese, Indian, Madurese, Sundanese, Minangkabau, Batak, Banjar, Balinese, Bugis.
Religion: Islam 85.13%, Protestantism 9.12%, Roman Catholicism 3.98%, Hinduism 0.26%, Buddhism 1.49%, Confucianism 0.01%.
Time Zone : Waktu Indonesia Barat (UTC+7).
Phone Code: +62 31.
Vihicle Registration: L.
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