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Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
(English: The Red Land) is a district of Central Jakarta, Indonesia. The subdistrict hosts the biggest textile market in Southeast Asia, Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Market. Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
subdistrict is also the location of Bung Karno Stadium
Bung Karno Stadium
(in Kelurahan
Kelurahan
Gelora) and the western half of the Sudirman Central Business District. Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
is also the name of two historic roads located in Kelurahan
Kelurahan
South Petojo, Gambir Subdistrict. One of these roads, Tanah Abang 1, is known as the location of a former Dutch Cemetery, now a museum called Museum Taman Prasasti. The cemetery is the burial place of Olivia Mariamne Devenish, Eurasian wife of Stamford Raffles.[1] The Textile
Textile
Museum, generally known to be located in Tanah Abang Subdistrict, is actually located in West Jakarta
West Jakarta
( Kelurahan
Kelurahan
Kota Bambu Selatan, Palmerah
Palmerah
Subdistrict). The museum is identified with Tanah Abang Subdistrict because it is located close to the boundary of the two subdistricts.

Contents

1 Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
market 2 Kelurahan
Kelurahan
(Administrative Villages) 3 List of important places 4 Gallery 5 References

Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
market[edit]

A view of Tanah Abang[2] Subdistrict centered on the Kebon Melati reservoir. The constructed high rise is the Grand Indonesia
Indonesia
Hotel. The large green building in the distance is Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
market.

Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
market is located in the Kelurahan
Kelurahan
Kebon Kacang. The Kelurahan
Kelurahan
is served by the Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
railway station,[3] which is located in the western border of the administrative village. The market has been known to exist since 1735.[4] Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
market is the main textile trade in Indonesia
Indonesia
and the biggest in Southeast Asia. Before 2003, the market was divided into three areas, known as Metro Tanah Abang, Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Lama, and Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
AURI. A small part of the market was destroyed by the fire in February 2003. Since 2003 the market has been rebuilt. Other market areas, Blok A and Blok B, were added to the area in 2005 and 2010.[5] Blok A is the biggest among others with 160,000 square meter with almost 8,000 kiosks, is visited about 80,000 buyers in busy days with transaction about Rp 500 billions ($43 millions) per day and has well known in Africa and Middle East.[6] Kelurahan
Kelurahan
(Administrative Villages)[edit] The subdistrict is divided into seven Kelurahan
Kelurahan
(Administrative Villages):

Bendungan Hilir: area code 10210 Karet Tengsin: area code 10220 Kebon Melati: area code 10230 Kebon Kacang: area code 10240 Kampung Bali: area code 10250 Petamburan: area code 10260 Gelora: area code 10270

List of important places[edit]

Gelora Bung Karno Stadium Hotel Grand Indonesia
Indonesia
(western extension) Jakarta
Jakarta
Convention Center Petamburan Cemetery Senayan City Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
market Wisma 46

Gallery[edit]

Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Market circa 1900

KH Mas Mansyur Street in Tanah Abang, February 21, 2010

Madrassa
Madrassa
Jamiat Kheir, 2008

Flood Canal Bisecting Pasar Tanah Abang

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Busy day at the popular district of Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
on the outskirts of Batavia, September 1, 1946

Tanah Abang, Batavia. May 14, 1929

Kali Tanah Abang, circa 1860-1872

Tanah Abang, 1890-1920

Chinese grave in Tanah Abang, 1870-1900

Tanah Abang, circa 1870

Driveway along Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Creek, Batavia. 1860-1880

Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Creek being improved.

Bridge over the Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Creek, Batavia. 1890-1920

Two Dutch men on tennis court in Tanah Abang, 1947

The district Tanah Abang, located west of the Bishop's Square. circa 1875-1885

People catch fish in the stream of Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Creek in Weltevreden (now Gambir area) in Java

Garden behind the house of J. H. Ritman in Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
in Jakarta Barat 36, 1955

The European cemetery in Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
1 (now Taman Prasasti Museum) with the monument of the priest Van der Grinten, 1881-1889

Maud Ritman, wife of J. H. Ritman, at her home in Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
in Jakarta
Jakarta
Barat 36

Two men in conversation at the home of J. H. Ritman in Tanah Abang Barat 36, 1955

Two men, including J. H. Ritman, in conversation at the home of Ritman in Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
in Jakarta
Jakarta
Barat 36. 1955

A batik maker with batik stempel to work in a state of batik manufavturing in Tanah Abang, circa 1910-1930

Batik makers at work on a batik stand in Tanah Abang, 1910-1930

Batik makers in Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
Market, circa 1910-1930

References[edit]

^ " Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
(Indonesian)". DISKOMINFO Kota Administrasi Jakarta Pusat. pusat.jakarta.go.id. Retrieved 2009-12-18.  ^ Tanah Abang ^ Krismantari, Ika and Multa Fidrus. "The vulnerable miss out during exodus". The Jakarta
Jakarta
Post. Tuesday September 7, 2010. Retrieved on September 16, 2010. "Based on The Jakarta
Jakarta
Post’s observations at Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
train station, Central Jakarta," ^ http://tanahabangonline.com/index2.php?option=com_content&do_pdf=1&id=71 (Indonesian) ^ http://tanahabangreview.com/2010/09/03/sejarah-tanah-abang/ ^ "Weekly 5: The tallest, largest and longest". February 28, 2014. 

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Administrative areas of the Special
Special
Capital Territory of Jakarta

Administrative cities and regency of Jakarta

Central Jakarta

Cempaka Putih Gambir Johar Baru Kemayoran Menteng Sawah Besar Senen Tanah Abang

West Jakarta

Cengkareng Grogol Petamburan Kalideres Kebon Jeruk Kembangan Palmerah Taman Sari Tambora

South Jakarta

Cilandak Jagakarsa Kebayoran Baru Kebayoran Lama Mampang Prapatan Pancoran Pasar Minggu Pesanggrahan Setiabudi Tebet

East Jakarta

Cakung Cipayung Ciracas Duren Sawit Jatinegara Kramat Jati Makasar Matraman Pasar Rebo Pulo Gadung

North Jakarta

Cilincing Kelapa Gading Koja Pademangan Penjaringan Tanjung Priok

Thousand Islands

South Thousand Islands North Thousand Islands

See also: List of regencies and cities of Indonesia

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Administrative village
Administrative village
of the Tanah Abang
Tanah Abang
district

Bendungan Hilir Karet Tengsin Kebon Melati Kebon Kacang Kampung Bali

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