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Cilacap (old spelling: Tjilatjap) is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the southwestern part of Central Java province in Indonesia. Its capital is Cilacap.
Cilacap is also a sea port on the southern coast of the island of Java. The port is one of only a few that exist on the southern coast that can service shipping of reasonable tonnage. The nearest safe anchorage east is Pacitan. The city's harbor is protected by Nusa Kambangan, an island best known as the site of several prisons.
During World War II it was a major departure point to Australia for people fleeing the Japanese invasion, either by boat or sea-plane.
It is visited by many ships for National or International trade transportation. The city's Tunggul Wulung Airstrip has scheduled flights to Jakarta