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South Tangerang
Tangerang
(Indonesian: Tangerang
Tangerang
Selatan) is an city in Banten province, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Java. The city forms part of the Greater Jakarta
Jakarta
metropolitan area. It was administratively seceeded from Tangerang Regency
Tangerang Regency
on 29 October 2008.[1] According to the 2010 Census, its population was 1,303,569, while the latest estimate in 2014 is 1,436,187. The total area is 147.19 km².[2]

Contents

1 Administration 2 Transportation 3 Education

3.1 International Schools 3.2 Other Schools 3.3 Public universities 3.4 Government-affiliated colleges 3.5 Private Universities

4 Twin towns – sister cities 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Administration[edit] The municipality of South Tangerang
Tangerang
is divided into seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2012 Census population. The centre of South Tangerang
Tangerang
is the Ciputat
Ciputat
district. The districts are sub-divided into 49 administrative villages (kelurahan) and five villages (desa). The district with the highest number of kelurahan or desa is Pondok Aren.[3]

Name Population Census 2010

Serpong 137,212

Serpong Utara (North Serpong) 126,499

Pondok Aren 303,093

Ciputat 192,205

Ciputat
Ciputat
Timur (East Ciputat) 178,818

Pamulang 286,270

Setu 66,225

Transportation[edit] The city is served mainly by land transportation. Buses, minibuses and taxis are the main methods of transportation available. The public transportation mostly goes to Jakarta
Jakarta
since many of the residents of South Tangerang
Tangerang
commute into Jakarta. There are feeder buses for TransJakarta. The feeder buses are from Bumi Serpong Damai and Bintaro Jaya to downtown Jakarta
Jakarta
in Senayan. The city is also served by KRL Jabotabek
KRL Jabotabek
for the commuters who work in Jakarta, and by intercity service from PT Kereta Api Indonesia. KRL Jabotabek is operated by subsidiary of PT Kereta Api Indonesia
Indonesia
for the commuter line in Greater Jakarta
Jakarta
metropolitan area. There are two toll roads servicing the city, namely Jakarta–Serpong Toll Road and Jakarta– Tangerang
Tangerang
Toll Road. There are also several toll roads currently under planning. The plans are for a Serpong-Balaraja Toll Road which will continue the Jakarta-Serpong toll road, and Jakarta
Jakarta
Outer Ring Road 2 which will be connecting the city to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
in the near future. Pondok Cabe Airport – which is used for military and civilian services – is the only airport located within the city boundaries. It is owned by PT Pertamina, the national oil company. The airport is also used for the maintenance base for Pelita Air Service, also owned by PT Pertamina. Cycle rickshaws (becak) are still available in some areas in the city. Becak is the only method of transportation currently forbidden to operate in Jakarta
Jakarta
as its slow speed has allegedly led to congestion in the traffic of Jakarta. However, since South Tangerang
Tangerang
is located on the outskirts of Jakarta
Jakarta
(instead of the city proper), it is allowed in the city. On October 10, 2013, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by PT Petras Indonesia
Indonesia
and PT Banten
Banten
Global Development to make a join venture PT Banten
Banten
Monorel to build Serpong to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport monorail with more than 35 kilometers length, predicted Rp12,000 billion cost and ground breaking is planned to be done on August 17, 2014.[4] In April 2015, Corridor-2 of Trans Anggrek Circle Line which is similar to Trans Jakarta
Jakarta
has been launched to serve public from Pondok Cabe Terminal to Rawa Buntu Station of KRL Jabodetabek. It's free until end of 2015, but only operate between 06:00-09:00, 11:00-14:00 and 16:00-18:00 with notation time of serve will be added as needed. The other 7 corridors will be applied gradually.[5] Education[edit] Education in South Tangerang
Tangerang
is just as the same as the other part of Indonesia, which is from elementary until senior high (compulsory). Here are the list of schools and universities in South Tangerang : International Schools[edit]

Jakarta
Jakarta
Japanese School, (Bintaro Jaya) Global Jaya International School, (Bintaro Jaya) German International School Jakarta
Jakarta
(BSD City) Sinarmas World Academy
Sinarmas World Academy
(BSD City) British School Jakarta
Jakarta
(Bintaro Jaya) Jakarta
Jakarta
Nanyang School (BSD City) BINUS Serpong, Cambridge International School (BSD City)

Other Schools[edit]

IPEKA BSD Christian School Santa Ursula BSD BPK Penabur Gading Serpong Santa Laurensia School (Alam Sutera) BPK Penabur Bintaro Jaya SMA Tarakanita Gading Serpong SMA Plus Pembangunan Jaya SMA Efata Serpong SMA Candle Tree SMA Islam Cikal Harapan BSD SMA Islam Al Azhar BSD PAHOA Gading Serpong Saint John Catolic School BSD Sekolah Athalia

Public universities[edit]

Universitas Terbuka UIN Syarif Hidayatullah

Government-affiliated colleges[edit]

Sekolah Tinggi Akutansi Negara Geophysics and Meteorology Academy (Akademi Meteorologi dan Geofisika)[6]

Private Universities[edit]

Swiss German University Pamulang University (Universitas Pamulang)[7] Muhammadiyah Jakarta
Jakarta
University (Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta)[8] Surya University
Surya University
in Gading Serpong[9] Indonesian Institute of Technology (Institut Teknologi Indonesia)[10] Prasetiya Mulya Business School Multimedia Nusantara University

Twin towns – sister cities[edit] See also: List of twin towns and sister cities in Indonesia South Tangerang
Tangerang
is twinned with: See also[edit]

Tangerang Tangerang
Tangerang
Regency

References[edit]

^ Hari Lahir Kota Tangerang
Tangerang
Selatan Ditetapkan ^ "Kondisi Geografis dan Iklim".  ^ Pemerintahan ^ "Monorel Serpong–Bandara Dianggarkan Rp12 Triliun". October 11, 2013.  ^ " Tangerang
Tangerang
Selatan Uji Coba Lima Bus Gratis "Trans Anggrek Circle Line"". April 13, 2015.  ^ http://amg.ac.id/ ^ http://www.unpam.ac.id/ ^ http://umj.ac.id/v2/ ^ http://surya.ac.id/ ^ http://iti.ac.id/

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for South Tangerang.

(in Indonesian)Official website (in Indonesian)Tangsel Official website

v t e

Regencies and cities of Banten

Capital: Serang

Regencies

Lebak Pandeglang Serang Tangerang

Cities

Cilegon Serang Tangerang South Tangerang

See also: List of regencies and cities of Indonesia

v t e

Indonesian cities with a 200,000+ population

2,000,000 and more

Jakarta Surabaya Bekasi Bandung Medan

1,000,000-1,999,999

Semarang Palembang Makassar Tangerang Batam Depok South Tangerang Pekanbaru Bogor Bandar Lampung Padang

400,000-999,999

Malang Denpasar Samarinda Tasikmalaya Banjarmasin Serang Balikpapan Pontianak Cimahi Jambi Surakarta Manado Mataram

200,000-399,999

Yogyakarta Cilegon Palu Kupang Ambon Bengkulu Sukabumi Cirebon Kendari Pekalongan Kediri Jayapura Dumai Binjai Tegal Pematang Siantar Purwokerto Banda Aceh Palangka Raya Probolinggo Lubuk

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