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Madiun
Madiun
is a city in the western part of East Java, Indonesia, known for its agricultural center. It was formerly (until 2010) the capital of the Madiun
Madiun
Regency, but is now administratively separated from the regency. Madiun, located 169 km south west of Surabaya, covers an area of 33.92 sq. km, and had a population of 170,964 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as of 2014) is 175,767. This town is an average of 63 metres above sea level and lies on the Madiun River, a tributary of the Bengawan Solo River. It is surrounded by a number of mountains, including Mount Wilis
Mount Wilis
(2,169 m) to the east, to the south the Kapur Selatan range (500–1000 m) and to the west Mount Lawu (3,285 m). Madiun
Madiun
has an average temperature of 20-35 degrees Celsius.

Contents

1 Administration 2 History 3 Climate 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Administration[edit] The city is divided into three districts (kecamatan), listed below with their 2010 Census populations:[2]

Mangu Harjo (49,391) Taman (72,667) Kartoharjo (48,916)

History[edit] See also: Madiun
Madiun
Affair Madiun
Madiun
was the site of a noted uprising in 1948 by elements of the Communist Party of Indonesia
Indonesia
(PKI), the " Madiun
Madiun
Affair". After the signing of the Renville Agreement
Renville Agreement
that year, guerrilla units and militias under the influence of PKI were ordered to disband. In Madiun a group of PKI militia refused to disarm and were killed in September. The killings sparked a violent uprising. Army sources claimed that the PKI had announced the proclamation of the "Soviet Republic of Indonesia" on 18 September with Muso as its president and Amir Sjarifuddin as its prime minister. The uprising was suppressed by republican troops. On 30 September, Madiun
Madiun
was taken over by republican troops of the Silwangi Division. Thousands of party cadres were killed and 36,000 were imprisoned. Amongst the executed PKi members were several leaders including Muso killed on 31 October, allegedly while trying to escape from prison. Other PKI leaders such as D.N. Aidit went into exile in China. Climate[edit]

Climate, Wind Speed, and Humidity Data for Madiun

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Des

Precipitation (mm) 169 159 119 63 24 15 7 5 7 20 60 136

Average Rainy Days (days) 20 15 15 9 8 5 5 0 0 2 10 16

Max Temperature (oC) 30.4 30.6 31 31.7 31.9 32 31.9 32.6 33.5 33.7 32.8 31.4

Min Temperature (oC) 22.8 23 23 22.9 22.5 21.5 20.7 20.6 21.3 22.1 22.7 22.9

Average Temperature (oC) 26.6 26.8 27 27.3 27.2 26.7 27.3 26.6 27.4 27.9 27.7 27.1

Hot Days (oC) 33 32 32 32 32 32 33 34 35 36 35 34

Cold Nights (oC) 22 22 21 21 20 19 18 18 19 20 22 21

Average Wind Speed (km/h) 6 6 5 4 5 6 7 8 9 8 6 6

Max Wind Speed (km/h) 9 9 8 7 7 9 10 11 12 11 9 9

Min Wind Speed (km/h) 3 2 2 2 3 4 5 6 6 5 3 3

Relative Humidity (%) 80 81 80 77 73 72 69 65 63 65 72 78

See also[edit]

ATV Madiun Madiun
Madiun
Affair Indonesian National Revolution

References[edit]

^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

External links[edit]

(in Indonesian) Official site (in English) Map of Madiun
Madiun
and surrounding area

v t e

Regencies and cities of East Java

Capital: Surabaya

Regencies

Banyuwangi Bangkalan Blitar Bojonegoro Bondowoso Gresik Jember Jombang Kediri Lamongan Lumajang Madiun Magetan Malang Mojokerto Nganjuk Ngawi Pacitan Pamekasan Pasuruan Ponorogo Probolinggo Sampang Sidoarjo Situbondo Sumenep Trenggalek Tuban Tulungagung

Cities

Batu Blitar Kediri Madiun Malang Mojokerto Probolinggo Pasuruan Surabaya

See also: List of regencies and cities of Indonesia

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 129105183 GND: 4275931-6

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