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Lumajang Regency lies between 7 degrees 54' - 80 degrees 23' south latitude and 112 degrees 53' - 113 degrees 23' east longitude with the area of 1,790.90 km2. It is on 0 - 3,675 M above sea level and belongs to the Southern area of East Java Province. The region is bordered in the north by Probolinggo Regency, in the east by Jember Regency, in the south by Indian Ocean and in the west by Malang Regency.
The population of Lumajang Regency consists of several ethnics, and it is predominantly inhabited by Javanese and Madurese amounting to 933,899 people in 2000 with the growth rate of 0.246 per year.
The income per capita reached Rp 831,766 in 1993. Most of them work in the fields of farming, trade, industry, service etc. Besides those ethnics, there is a group of people living with their specific social culture called Tenggerese who live in the village's of Ranupane, Argosari, and its surroundings. Their social culture must be kept everlasting to support the Unity in Diversity and as a tourist attraction as well.