Central Jakarta

Central Jakarta
Administrative city of Central Jakarta
Kota Administrasi Jakarta Pusat
National Monument, Central Jakarta
National Monument, Central Jakarta
Official seal of Central Jakarta
Seal
Jakarta pusat.png
Country  Indonesia
Special Capital Region  Jakarta
Government
 • Mayor Bayu Meghantara
 • Vice Mayor Irwandi
Area
 • Total 48.13 km2 (18.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2019) [1]
 • Total 928,109
 • Density 19,000/km2 (50,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (WIB)
Website pusat.jakarta.go.id

Central Jakarta (Indonesian: Jakarta Pusat) is one of the five administrative cities (kota administrasi) which form the Special Capital Region of Jakarta. It had 902,973 inhabitants according to the 2010 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (for mid 2019) is 928,109.[3] Central Jakarta is not self-governed and does not have a city council, hence it is not classified as a proper municipality.

Central Jakarta is the smallest in area and population of the five cities of Jakarta. It is both the administrative and political center of Jakarta and Indonesia. Central Jakarta contains a number of large international hotels and major landmarks such as Hotel Indonesia.

Districts

Central Jakarta is bounded by North Jakarta to the north, East Jakarta to the east, South Jakarta to the south, and West Jakarta to the west. It is subdivided into eight districts (kecamatan), listed below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census.[4]

District Area (km²) Population
(2010 Census)
Population
density
2010 (/km²)
Tanah Abang 9.30 144,459 15,533
Menteng 6.50 68,309 10,509
Senen 4.20 94,540 22,510
Johar Baru 2.38 116,261 48,849
Cempaka Putih 4.69 84,850 18,092
Kemayoran 7.25 215,331 29,701
Sawah Besar 6.16 100,801 16,364
Gambir 7.59 78,422 10,332
Totals 48.13 902,973 18,761

Demographics

Central Jakarta has an average of 19,283 residents per square kilometre in 2019, making it the most densely populated municipality in Jakarta.[5]

Economy

Both GRDP at current market price and GRDP at 2000 constant price in 2007 for Municipality of Central Jakarta is higher than other municipalities in DKI Jakarta, which is Rp. 145 million and Rp. 80 million respectively.[1]

At the end of the first quarter of 2010, the Jakarta CBD had an occupancy rate of 80%, an increase from the 78% at the end of the first quarter of 2009. According to Jones Lang LaSalle, the amount of office space in the Jakarta CBD increased by 93,000 square metres (1,000,000 sq ft) between the second half of 2010 and the second half of 2009.[6]

In September 2010, Jones Lang LaSalle estimated that the Jakarta CBD had 30,000 square metres (320,000 sq ft) of serviced office space, making up less than 1 percent of the total amount of office space in the CBD. 70% of the tenants in the serviced spaces were international companies. The number of serviced office spaces in Central Jakarta increased by 50% in the year leading to September 2010.[6]

View of Central Jakarta to the northeast from the National Monument, c. 1970s. Istiqlal Mosque was being built in front of already standing Jakarta Cathedral.
The view of Central Jakarta from the viewing tower at the National Monument

Government and infrastructure

Government agencies with head offices in Central Jakarta include the National Search and Rescue Agency, which has its head office in Kemayoran,[7] and the National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC, Indonesian acronym KNKT), which has its head office in the Ministry of Transport Building.[8]

References

  1. ^ a b Jakarta in Figures. Statistics DKI Jakarta Provincial Office, Jakarta. 2008.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Primanita, Arientha. "Cramped Capital Facing ‘Ecological Suicide’ Archived April 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine." Jakarta Globe. September 7, 2010. Retrieved on September 16, 2010.
  6. ^ a b Tisnabudi, Ervan. "Booming Demand in Indonesia for Serviced Offices Archived April 5, 2012, at the Wayback Machine." Jakarta Globe. September 12, 2010. Retrieved on September 16, 2010.
  7. ^ "Home." (Archive) National Search and Rescue Agency. Retrieved on 10 May 2012. "Jl. Angkasa Blok B.15 KAV 2-3 Kemayoran - Jakarta Pusat Jakarta - Indonesia 10720"
  8. ^ "Contact Us Archived January 1, 2014, at the Wayback Machine." National Transportation Safety Committee. Retrieved on 31 December 2013. "Ministry Of Transportation Republic Of Indonesia Transportation Building 3rd Floor Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur No. 5 Jakarta Pusat 10110 Indonesia" Indonesian address Archived January 1, 2014, at the Wayback Machine: "Kantor Komite Nasional Keselamatan Transportasi Kementerian Perhubungan Republik Indonesia Gedung Perhubungan Lantai 3 Jalan Medan Merdeka Timur No. 5 Jakarta Pusat 10110 Indonesia"

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Coordinates: 6°11′11″S 106°49′46″E / 6.1864°S 106.8294°E / -6.1864; 106.8294

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