Semarang, Indonesia Overview
Semarang is a city on the north coast of the island of Java, Indonesia. It is the capital and largest city of the province of Central Java.
It has an area of 373.70 square kilometres (144.29 sq mi) and a population of approximately 2 million people, making it Indonesia’s sixth most populous city and the fifth largest Indonesian city after Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, and Medan. Greater Semarang (aka Kedungsapur) has a population of close to 6 million.
Semarang is located on the northern coast of Java. The northern part of the city is built on the coastal plain while the southern parts, known as Candi Lama and Candi Baru, are on higher ground. Two Dutch-built aqueducts run through the city to control the yearly flood, one on the east side and one through the west side, essentially dividing the city into three major areas.
Detailed Map of Semarang, Indonesia
Semarang features a tropical rainforest climate that borders on a tropical monsoon climate. The city features distinctly wetter and drier months, with June through August being the driest months. However, in none of these months does average precipitation fall below 60 mm, hence the tropical rainforest categorization. Semarang on average sees approximately 2800 mm of rain annually. Average temperatures in the city are relatively consistent, hovering around 28 degrees Celsius.
Top Things to Do in Semarang, Indonesia, from a Cruise Ship - Created by BoostVacations.com Staff
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The Great Mosque of Central Java ( Masjid Agung Jawa Tengah ) is a mosque in the city of Semarang, Central Java. The mosque complex covers 10 hectares (25 acres). There are three central buildings arranged in the shape of a U, with the domed mosque at the centre; all buildings have pitched, tiled roofs, while the central mosque has four minarets.
Sam Poo Kong (三保洞), also known as Gedung Batu Temple, is the oldest Chinese temple in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. Originally established by a Chinese Muslim explorer, it is now shared by Indonesians of multiple religious denominations, including Muslims and Buddhists, and ethnicities, including Chinese and Javanese.
Lawang Sewu is a landmark in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. The colonial era building is famous as a haunted house, though the Semarang city government has attempted to rebrand it. The name Lawang Sewu is from Javanese; it means "Thousand Doors". The name comes from its design, with numerous doors and arcs.
The octagonal church, built on a stone foundation and with single-layer brick walls, has its ground floor at street level. It is topped by a large, copper-skinned dome, from which it gets its common name; the Javanese word mblenduk means dome. The dome is supported by 32 steel beams, 8 large and 24 small.
Rawa Pening (literally meaning 'Clear Swamp', from the Javanese Bening) is a lake in the Ambarawa Basin in Central Java, Indonesia. It serves as a source of power, irrigation, and flood control, and is used for fishing. Due partly to high numbers of aquatic plants, it may dry out by 2021.
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Semarang (Indonesia) 14 july 2013
Semarang (Indonesia) 14 july 2013
Explore Indonesia - Semarang
Uploaded by AirAsiaGo on 2012-10-04.
Come and Enjoy your leisure time in SEMARANG. SEMARANG PESONA ASIA. NB: some of the video and pics are from other vids from youtube.com and google.com
Boeing 737-800 Garuda Indonesia Landing @ Semarang Airport
Uploaded by Bulanluna2007 on 2011-04-11.
Best Western Sky Pool, Semarang - Indonesia
Sky Pool Cafe Best Western Star Hotel Swimming Pools Semarang Indonesia with Fauzy Zacky Short review & Explore of the highest pool in Indonesia 30th floor! Indonesian first record pool with the high area city, hills, harbour everything in the great scenes....
#Indonesia Kaya Rasa Semarang Itu Indonesia
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Driving in Semarang, Indonesia
This is a poor compilation of my drive today outside of Semarang, a city on Java in Indonesia. Just gives you a little glimpse of the madness.
Semarang City Indonesia
Uploaded by Gunawan Murinatalegawa on 2013-05-03.
Semarang Port, Java, Indonesia
Semarang is a bustling port city on the Island of Java Indonesia. The video was filmed from the deck of the Volendam For photos; http://www.flickr.com/photos/d70w7/sets/72157623047866450/
Enchanting Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
Many beautiful buildings in the city of Semarang, mosques, churches, monasteries and temples. And religious harmony in the city of Semarang was amazing! I ♥ Semarang