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Probolinggo is a city on the north coast of East Java, Indonesia which consist of Javanese, Maduranese, Pendalungan (descents of Java and Maduranese) and Tenggerese who still keep a strong hold of their tradition and custom for so many centuries. Probolinggo has bordered by a group of mountains that is Mount Semeru, Mount Bromo, Mount Argopuro and notherly is the beach line. Probolinggo's soil has highly fretile, because the land was formed out mechanical soil full of minerals derived from volcanic explosions.
On this mountains surrounding Probolinggo, we can find beautiful scenery with points of natural interests, its history and culture. Those three elements combine into funtastic and fascinating enchanment.
Probolinggo is easy to reach as it is located on the provincial main route. the most convenient means of transportation is intercity bus. We can choose economy bus or executive bus.
Under the Dutch East Indies colonial administration, especially in the 19th century, Probolinggo was a lucrative regional center for refining and exporting sugar, and sugar remains an important product of the area.
The city is famous for its mangoes, locally called manalagi mango. Strong dry-season winds from July to September, the angin gending, help the mango trees pollinate and are sometimes credited with being the source of the area's quality fruit. The city formerly produced grapes as well, but few grapes are grown in the area now.
The motto of the city is Bestari which is an abbreviation of bersih (cleanliness), sehat (healthy), tertib (orderly), aman (safe), rapi (neat), and indah (beautiful).