Pekalongan

In the mid-nineteenth century, the Dutch liberals came up with ethical thought-subsequently known as the 'Ethical Policy' which called for the Decentralization Program of Administrative Power granting autonomy to every Gewest and Gumentee and the establishment of regional councils in the administrative territory . The thought of the liberals was responded by the Government of the Kingdom of Netherlands with the issuing Staatbland Number 329 of 1903 which became the basis of law granting autonomy rights to every residency (gewest); And for Pekalongan City, this autonomy right is regulated in Staatblaad Number 124 of 1906 dated 1 April 1906 on Decentralisatie Afzondering van Gelmiddelen voor de Hoofplaatss Pekalongan uit de Algemenee Geldmiddelen de dier Plaatse which is valid from the date of stipulation. On 8 March 1942, the Government of the Netherlands East Indies signed the delegation power to the Japanese army. Japan abolished the presence of regional councils, while the District and Municipalities continued and only administered the deconcentrated government. The Proclamation of the Independence of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia on August 17 by Soekarno-Hata in Jakarta, followed up by the people of Pekalongan by fighting the Japanese army headquarters on October 3, 1945. The struggle was successful, so on 7 October 1945 Pekalongan was free from Japanese soldiers. In formal juridical, Pekalongan City was formed based on Law Number 16/1950 dated 14 August 1950 concerning on the Formation of Big City Area within the environment of West Java / Central Java / East Java and Jogjakarta Special Region. Furthermore, with the issuance of Law No. 18 of 1965 concerning on the Principles of Regional Government, Pekalongan changed its name to Kotamadya Dati II Pekalongan. The publication of Regulation No. 21 of 1988 dated 5 December 1988 and followed by Ministerial
Decree (Inmendagri) Number 3 of 1989 changed the boundary of Kotamadya Dati II Pekalongan so that the area changed from 1.755 Ha to 4,465.24 Ha and consisted of 4 sub districts, 22 villages and 24 urban villages. In line with the reform era that demands reforms in all sectors, issued Regulation No. 22 of 1999 concerning on Regional Government and Regulation No. 32 of 2004 which changed the title of Dati II Municipality of Pekalongan into Pekalongan City.

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Geography

Geographically, the area of ​​Pekalongan City lies between 60 50 '42 "- 60 55' 44" South Latitude and 1090 37 '55 "- 1090 42' 19" East Longitude. The National Spatial Plan (RTRWN) designates Pekalongan as the Activity Center Region (PKW). As PKW, Pekalongan City is expected to be a center of development for the surrounding area, covering Pekalongan and Batang Regency. In Central Java Province development system, RTRW of Central Java Province also establishes Pekalongan City as part and main node From Petanglong Area (Pekalongan City Area, Batang Regency and Pekalongan Regency). Petanglong area is a strategic area from the point of interest of economic growth and its leading sectors are agriculture, tourism, industry and fishery. The economic potentials of Petanglong Region in primary sector are fishery; Secondary sectors are textile, batik, and fish processing; the tertiary sector is services and trade. This condition certainly makes Pekalongan City has a very strategic position.

As an area that has grown and its largest gross regional domestic product is contributed by big and Retail Business, Car and Motorcycle Repair (22.14%), Manufacturing Industry (21.67%), Construction (14.91%) and position Strategic of Pekalongan City in the North Coast of Java, then of course Pekalongan City has a comparative advantage than other regions. It is expected that this excellence can be a locomotive for the progress and improvement of the welfare of society in a sustainable manner.
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Population

In 2014, the population of Pekalongan Regency was 244,980 people and by 2015 the population in Pekalongan Regency increased to 296,120 inhabitants consisting of 148,220 male and 148,180 female populations.

Manpower Affairs

The number of population aged 15 years and over (age of workforce) in 2014 in Pekalongan Regency were 151,553 people while in 2015 for people aged 15 years and over (labor force) in Pekalongan Regency were 149,507 inhabitants. For the minimum wage applied in Pekalongan Regency in 2015 was Rp. 1.291.000 and then increased to Rp. 1.500.000 in 2016.

Education

In 2015, the number of elementary schools in Pekalongan Regency was 99 and 47 Madrasah Ibtidaiyah (Islamic Primary School). There were 29 Junior High School and 9 Madrasah Tsanawiyah (Islamic Junior High School). There were 22 senior high school and vocational high school, while for Madrasah Aliyah there was 1 school.

Achievement

  • Winner of Upakarya Wanua Nugraha Award
    Vice Mayor of Pekalongan H.A Alf Arslan Djunaid SE in 2014 received an award from the Minister of Home Affairs Gamawan Fauzi Upakarya Wanua Nugraha because it is considered successful in empowering the village community through the application of appropriate technology. The award was submitted by the Minister of Home Affairs to the Deputy Mayor of Pekalongan H.A Alf Arslan Djunaid SE, witnessed by the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Boediono in the opening of National Title of Appropriate Technology (TTG) XVI 2014 National at Madya Sempaja Stadium, Samarinda, and East Kalimantan.
  • Adipura award winner in 2013
  • Pekalongan City won the Adipura award this year. Adipura award this time is the fourth adipura received by Pekalongan City. Thus, Pekalongan City can achieve Adipura Kencana award one more step.

Tourist attraction

Pasir Kencana Beach
Pasir Kencana Beach is a Main Tourism Object owned by Pekalongan City Government. Located adjacent to the Fish Auction Place or Fishery Port of Nusantara on the North Coast of Java, with 4.5 km distance from the city / railway station, the land area of ​​this beach is 1.5 Ha. It is managed by the Office of Tourism and Culture of Pekalongan City. It is opened to the public from 06.00 am - 09.00 pm. The facilities available are children's toys and playground, outdoor stage, collection of animals, benches and park for leisure, Pedicab, Cafe / food stalls, Musholla, toilets and Bathroom Rinse, as well as parking lot. Other tourism objects around Pasir Kencana Beach are crematorium, Pura (Temple) and fish ponds and Aquarium of Marine Fish in Fishery Port. At this place, visitors can relax while watching the sunrise / sunset, fishing and boat activities, playing in the park, fishing, beach sports or just enjoy the fresh air of the beach. Visitors often come on Sundays / Holidays and Friday morning. Every visitor is required to pay entrance fee for Rp. 1.100.00 (workday); Rp. 1.600,00 (Sundays / Holidays) and Rp. 2.100,00 (Saturday night) as well as for all tickets including Insurance.

Slamaran Indah Beach

Slamaran Indah Beach is located on the east of Pasir Kencana Beach, bordered by the estuary of Fishery Port of Nusantara Pekalongan, can be reached through the port estuary by boat cruise and overland by using public transportation about 5 Km from downtown or bus terminal of Pekalongan City. As a tourist area, Slamaran Beach has a very beautiful scenery, fresh air and can also be witnessed the rising and setting sun so it is very interesting to visit. Slamaran Indah Beach area of ​​about 3.5 Ha, equipped with extensive parking facilities, restaurants, food stalls and boat rental are ready to deliver visitors around Slamaran Beach. Admission price of Rp. 500.00 (workday); Rp. 1.000,00 (Sundays/ Holidays) and Rp. 2.000,00 (Saturday Night) as well as for all tickets including Insurance.

National Batik Museum

Pekalongan City may be said to have become one of Reference City for Batik products, both nationally and internationally. This is reinforced by the inauguration of a National Batik Museum by the President of the Republic of Indonesia (Mr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono) on July 12, 2006. Museum Visitors are domestic and foreign tourists, many students and college students come to study and making papers and thesis research National Batik Museum is located at Jl. Jetayu No. 3 Pekalongan, occupies an ancient building. To enter the Museum, Batik visitors are charged an entrance fee of Rp. 1.000,00 for Students and Rp. 3,500.00 for public.

Licensing and Financing

The following is a licensing SOP in Pekalongan City
The Integrated Licensing and Service Licensing Agency (BPMP2T) of Pekalongan City is addressed at Jl. Majapahit No. 1 Pekalongan.

Investment Opportunities

1. SEAWEED CULTIVATION IN PEKALONGAN CITY
Background
Pekalongan City located on the North Coast of Java and has the potential for the development of seaweed, especially seaweed cultivation in ponds. The most cultivated seaweed in the pond is Gracillaria sp, an agarofit producing group needed for various types of industries, both food and non-food, such as pharmaceuticals, paints, textiles, paper, cosmetics, and others. The total area of the cultivation of seaweed ponds is about 422 hectares. Currently, it has been used for 90 hectares so that 332 hectares of land can be developed by investors for seaweed cultivation in ponds.

Project Scope
Cultivation to seaweed drying.

Location
City of Pekalongan

Financial Aspect
Estimated value of investment: Rp 21,580,000,000 (investment per hectare around Rp 65,000,000)

Contact Person
T. R. Jaka Wibawa
Head of Policy and Promotion Division
Board of Investment and Integrated Licensing Service of Pekalongan City (BPMP2T Kota Pekalongan)
Address : Jl. Majapahit No. 1 Pekalongan
Tel / Fax : +62285 432086 / +62285 420428
Mobile : +62857 1388 9701
Email : oss@pekalongankota.go.id / trjakawibawa@yahoo.com
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2. BEEF CATTLE FATTENING IN PEKALONGAN CITY
Background
The cattle fattening business in Pekalongan City is generally small scale as a side business and still traditional. With the needs of the area of ​​land that is not too large, the cattle fattening business is an investment opportunity prospect of the agribusiness sector is quite prospective considering the need for beef is increasing from year to year.

Project Scope
Beef cattle fattening business.

Location
Duwet Urban village, Yosorejo, Sokorejo, Kuripan, Baros and Karang Malang.

Financial Aspect
Estimated investment value: Rp 6 Billion

Contact Person
T. R. Jaka Wibawa
Head of Policy and Promotion Division
Board of Investment and Integrated Licensing Service of Pekalongan City (BPMP2T Kota Pekalongan)
Address : Jl. Majapahit No. 1 Pekalongan
Tel / Fax : +62285 432086 / +62285 420428
Mobile : +62857 1388 9701
Email : oss@pekalongankota.go.id / trjakawibawa@yahoo.com
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Geographical Location