Kelapa Gading or known as KG is a neighborhood of Jakarta, Indonesia.
The neighborhood corresponds roughly with the administrative villages
Kelapa Gading Barat and
Kelapa Gading Timur.
Kelapa Gading is known
to the local populates as a city within a city, due to the integrated
residential-commercial planning, and the supporting
Kelapa Gading is also the name of a subdistrict in North Jakarta,
6 Flood problem
8 List of important places
Kelapa Gading was an undeveloped marshland and sparsed agricultural
land until 1976, when a local real estate developer company, PT
Summarecon Agung, developed
Kelapa Gading into a more productive land
by establishing an integrated residential-commercial area in a
grid-like urban planning with main boulevards and supporting
facilities including schools and hospitals.
As a subdistrict (Indonesian kecamatan),
Kelapa Gading is the
southernmost subdistrict of North Jakarta.
Kelapa Gading subdistrict
has a total area of 1,633.7 hectares (4,037 acres).
The subdistrict is bounded by Bekasi Raya - Perintis Kemerdekaan Road
to the south, Sunter Canal to the west, Bendungan Batik Canal to the
Cakung - Petukangan River to the east.
Kelapa Gading subdistrict is divided into 3 kelurahan (administrative
Kelapa Gading Barat - area code 14240
Kelapa Gading Timur - area code 14240
Pegangsaan Dua - area code 14250
Kelapa Gading residential area is targeted toward the middle to upper
market. Artha Gading Villa and Kuta residence in Bukit Gading Villa
are up-market areas in the location. The prices for land in these
areas soar to around 22–25 million rupiah per square meter in 2011.
The prime location, and often luxurious houses contribute to the price
65% of the residents of
Kelapa Gading are Chinese Indonesians.
Since the late 1990s,
Kelapa Gading starts to have vertical
residences. Starting from Kondominium Menara
Kelapa Gading on the east
gate, Wisma Gading Permai, to Gading Mediterranean Residences. After
that more and more apartment building starts to fill out Kelapa
Investing in apartments and property at
Kelapa Gading often gives a
promising[clarification needed] profit. On average, a unit of
apartment can be worth as much as twice its price in 2–5 years.
Kelapa Gading is famous amongst food lovers. Individuals
can find Indonesian food such as Chinese food, Minang food or Javanese
food, as well as Japanese food, Thai food and Western food. The
central point in
Kelapa Gading is an area known as Gading Food City.
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The subdistrict of
Kelapa Gading contains six shopping malls within 20
kilometer radius. In 2004,
Kelapa Gading has
approximately 365,000 m2 of shopping centers. Some of
these malls are
Mal Kelapa Gading
Mal Kelapa Gading (the first and the largest shopping
mall in Kelapa Gading, opened in 1990 by PT Summarecon Agung), La
Piazza, Sport Mall (the location of The BritAma Arena, a home base for
Satria Muda basketball club), Mal Artha Gading,
Kelapa Gading Trade
Center, and Mall of Indonesia.
Kelapa Gading has several bars and entertainment places that open up
until late night. People in
Kelapa Gading usually hang out to various
types of bar: Korean
Soju bars such as Oppa House of
Hangover, famous night bars with cozy architectural designs such as
District Bar & Resto that offers a wide range of local to
International cuisines and Holywings that is famous for its Korean
foods especially the chicken wings, both places offer varieties of
non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks. Youngsters also enjoy the local
karaokes such as Happy Puppy Karaoke or NAV Karaoke.
Industrial area is mainly concentrated in Pegangsaan Dua
administrative village, to the west of Kelapa Gading.
Despite being a well-developed area,
Kelapa Gading is affected by
flood every rainy season due to its geographically low plain
characteristic (5 meters above sea level) and the lack of effective
flood diversion network established by the developer. The subdistrict
was severely affected by the 2007
Jakarta flood, the worst flooding
disaster in Jakarta.
Flood control infrastructures in
Kelapa Gading are several small
reservoirs in the Administrative Village of
Kelapa Gading Barat, with
linking water channels.
Since 2010 the East Flood Channel is already functioning, diverting
water that used to cross Kelapa Gading's surrounding waterway. Many
are hoping that this Flood Channel can really make
Kelapa Gading flood
Since 2007 - 2011 no crucial flood happened.
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Jakarta Intercultural School is located in Kelapa Gading.
SIS Kelapa Gading is an IB curriculum school located in Kelapa
Raffles Christian School
Kelapa Gading is a Cambridge curriculum
school located in Kelapa Gading
List of important places
Mal Artha Gading
Mal Kelapa Gading
The BritAma Arena
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^ "Contact Us." North
Jakarta Intercultural School. Retrieved on June
20, 2016. "Address: Jl. Boulevard Bukit Gading Raya Kelapa Gading
Jakarta Utara 14240
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Kelapa Gading Jakarta"
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