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Mojokerto is one of the districts in East Java Province, Indonesia. It is located 40 km southwest of Surabaya, and constitutes one of the regional units of Gerbangkertosusila Development (a linkage of towns and city connecting Gresik, Bangkalan, Mojokerto, Surabaya, Sidoarjo, and Lamongan, supposed to sustain Surabaya as center of business and industrial activities).
* Northern boundary: Gresik and Lamongan
* Southern boundary: Malang
* Eastern boundary: Sidoarjo and Pasuruan
* Western boundary: Jombang
Mojokerto’s territory is 872 km², located between 15 m and 3,156 m above sea level, divided into two region (the North and the South) by the Brantas River. There are big and small mountains in the area, including Welirang Mountain (3,156m), Anjasmoro Mountain (2,277m) and Penanggungan Mountain (1693m).
On of the beautiful location in mojokerto is Pacet, it’s a mountain view.
Mojokerto have 2 of system government, kotamadya Mojokero and kabupaten Mojokerto, Kotamadya Mokoketo divided by two area, it's Kecamatan Prajurit kulon and kecamatan magersari
Kotamadya manage by a walikota, and kabupaten managge by a bupati and they have responsibility to a Governor
Demographics and overview
The population of the district is about 881,000 (2000), with many earning a living as small farmers and craftsmen (consisting shoemakers, furniture makers, and souvenir makers).
Mojokerto occupies a strategic position and role in East Java. It functions as a reliable sustaining stock of foodstuff and tourist attraction. There is PPLH (Pusat Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup – Seloliman Environmental Education Centre), a non-governmental organisation aiming to further environmental awareness. Historically, Mojokerto is widely known as the then center of Wetan Mas Kingdom of King Airlangga (1029/1041), and of Majapahit Kingdom with its Brawijaya dynasty (1292-1400) and its territories exceeding the now Nusantara (standardized concept of Indonesian archipelagic territories).