DescriptionJawa Timur or East Java is one of Indonesia provinces that lies on Java Island, properly located on eastern side on Java Island, near Madura Island, which is also part on East Java province. The capital is Surabaya, which is the second largest city after Jakarta and the most industrial center and port.
The local inhabitant and the most ethic people in East Java are Javanese and some of Madurese, The Osing people of Banyuwangi and Tionghoa people. East Java is the place of some cultural diversity that live in the same harmony regarding their own way of living. Among those ethnic, there are also ethnic of Arab and Indian.
Although Bahasa Indonesia is the mother language, but Bahasa Jawa or Javanese language is the dominant language that being used by the people in daily speaking, also, Madurese language that being spoken by Madurese people and some ethnic related.
At early begin, East Java reminding for famous kingdom of Majapahit and Singosari Kingdom. The Singosari nowadays is located on near Malang city and the Majapahit Kingdom is now centered at Trowulan, Mojokerto.
East Java is a very rich province, regarding its tourism destination. It is full and complete. They have mountain, beaches, lakes, caves, museum, religious site, monument, historical site, and recreational parks.
The main tourism attraction in East Java is dominated by the series of gorgeous and spectacular volcanic peak. For instance, the most famous mountainous attraction in East Java is Bromo Mountain, which becomes part of Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park.
Other particular of East Java is defining by their food. There are numbers of East Java food that already exist among others area in Indonesia even in Asia.
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