Sunday, October 02, 2005

Ngawi

Courtesy of Wikipedia :

Ngawi
Ibukota: Ngawi
Wilayah: 1.245,7 km²
Penduduk: ~ 1 juta jiwa.
Provinsi:Jawa Timur
Ngawi terletak di bagian barat provinsi Jawa Timur di tengah jalan raya Surakarta - Surabaya yang banyak membuka potensi bagi daerah ini. Ngawi berbatasan dengan Kabupaten Sragen (Jawa Tengah) di bagian barat, Kabupaten Cepu di sebelah utara dan Kabupaten Magetan di sebelah selatan. Ngawi termasuk dalam wilayah karesidenan Madiun. Ngawi dikenal juga sebagai Kota Pensiun. Beberapa yang lahir di kota ini antara lain sastrawan Umar Kayam, ekonom Sri Ediswasono, dan peragawati Ratih Sanggarwati.

Courtesy of eastjava

Sixty-two kilometres north of Magetan, Ngawi is known for following points of interest :
Trinil Museum
The archeological museum exhibits fossils from the prehistoric period. The collection includes a Phitecantropus Erectus discovered by EUGENE DEBOIS in 1891 near the museum.

Soerjo Monument
This monument stands in a teak forest and was built to honour the first Governor of East Java, Mr. Soerjo. He was killed during a communist riot in 1948.

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