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.
The city is noted as the location of the grave of
Sukarno , the first
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
Kelud volcano is located just over 20 kilometers north of
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
SMA Negeri 1 Blitar .
* 1 Local economic governance
* 2 People from
* 3 References
* 4 External links
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
Bathing place near Temple
Panataran , near
* Soeryo Guritno , businessman
Charis Yulianto , footballer
Nitya Krishinda Maheswari , badminton athlete
* Wiweko Soepono , inventor
Anjasmara , actor
Anthony Fokker , aviation pioneer
Sukadji Ranuwihardjo , academic
Boediono , former Vice President
Anas Urbaningrum , politician
* Imam Munandar , politician
Masjchun Sofwan , politician
Sukarni , politician
Agus Suhartono , military leader
* Hengky Kurniawan , actor
Putri Raemawasti , beauty queen, Miss
* Hardi , painter
* ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-06-06.
* ^ The Jakarta Post. "
Blitar Leads Economic Governance Survey".
Retrieved June 3, 2016.