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History of Pontianak City

History of Pontianak City

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History of Pontianak City

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History of Pontianak City

 Pontianak City is a city in Indonesia which is located just below the equator. The city which is the capital of West Kalimantan province is also passed by the Kapuas River, the longest river in Indonesia. But did you know about the history of this city? The following article will give its history, as reported by various sources. (Also read : History Of Malang City)

 Taken from its history, Pontianak city was once a wilderness right at the intersection of three rivers, namely the Landak river, the Kapuas river, and the Kapuas Kecil river. The wilderness was then cleared and opened by a group of residents from the Malay Kingdom. The resident, led by Syarif Abdurrahman Alkadrie. They felled trees in the forest and established a village since October 23, 1771.

 Syarif Abdurrahman Alkadrie himself was the son of a religious judge from the Kingdom of Matan who later became the King of Pontianak. He also later built the Kadriah Palace, the first building to mark the establishment of Pontianak City. read more

History of Tangerang City

History of Tangerang City

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History of Tangerang City

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History of Tangerang City

 Tangerang City (West Java) is now 26 years old. At this age, the City of Tangerang has increasingly developed and shows itself as a new “Metropolitan City” on the outskirts of the City of Jakarta. The establishment of the City of Tangerang is inseparable from the history of the struggle of the Sultanate of Banten in fighting Dutch Colonialism. (Also read : History of Madiun Regency)

 The name “Tangerang” refers to an area near the Cisadane River, which was formerly known as Untung Jawa. According to history, the birth of the City of Tangerang originated from the name of a bamboo-based monument built by Prince Soegiri, the son of Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa from Sultanate of Banten. This monument is located in the western part of the Cisadane River. The surrounding community called this monument with the name “Tengger” or “Tetengger” which in Sundanese means it is a sign or marker. In accordance with the nickname, the function of this monument is indeed as a marker for the division of territory between the Sultanate of Banten with the Dutch VOC. read more

History Of Malang City

History Of Malang City

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History Of Malang City

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History Of Malang City

 Malang City, like other cities in Indonesia in general, only grew and developed after the presence of the Dutch colonial government. Public facilities were planned in such a way as to meet the needs of the Dutch family. The discriminatory impression still remains to this day. For example, Ijen Boulevard in the surrounding area. only enjoyed by Dutch families and o ther European nations, while the indigenous population had to be satisfied to live in the suburbs with inadequate facilities. The residential area is now like a monument that holds a mystery and often invites Dutch families who had lived there to reminisce. (Also read : History of Bogor City)

 In 1879, the city of Malang began operating the train and since then the city of Malang had grown rapidly. Various needs of the community were increasing, especially in the space to carry out various activities. As a result there had been a change in land use, the area that had been built had emerged uncontrollably. Changes in land functions undergo rapid changes, such as from the function of agriculture to housing and industry. read more

Hawk and Foolish Crow

Hawk and Foolish Crow

Hawk and Foolish Crow

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Hawk and Foolish Crow

 Once upon a time, there was a hawk lived on the top of a hill. At the foot of the hill there was a banyan tree on which a crow used to perch everyday. The crow was very foolish. He would imitate everyone he saw. (Also read : Rabbit Revenge to Lion)

 The hawk at the top the hill would fly down everyday in search of food. The crow watched the hawk circling in the air for long hours and swooping down when he saw his prey. The hawk gifted with eyes that could see long distances would spot his prey from the hill top and then fly down to pounce upon the prey.

 The crow watched the hawk while he was thinking, “Hunh! If the hawk can do that, I am sure I can too. and one day, I will show him that I can do the same thing as his.”

 A few days later, as the hawk was circling in the air, the crow decided to do the same. Suddenly a baby of rabbit came out of the bushes. The hawk saw it and the crow also saw the rabbit. (Also read other article at : Guru Pengantar Masa Depan) read more

History of Bogor City

History of Bogor City

History of Bogor City

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History of Bogor City

 Talking about the city of Bogor with a variety of tourist destinations is certainly not a boring thing, because Bogor City is famous not only for its tourist charms, but also for culinary, cultural and historical reasons. (Also read : History of Mojokerto City)

 As a city incorporated in West Java Province, Bogor City has an area of ​​118.50 km² (formerly 21.56 km²). The anniversary of Bogor City is the same as Bogor Regency, which is on June 3. The date was chosen according to the coronation day of Prabu Siliwangi as the king of Pajajaran Kingdom, to be exact on June 3, 1482.

 In addition to its uniqueness as a city that often rains, the city of Bogor also has a lot of history, including the origin of the formation of the city of Bogor.

 According to historians, it is said that Bogor in ancient times was the place where the Tarumanegara Hindu Kingdom was founded, exactly in the 5th century. In addition, other kingdoms had also begun to be built in this area because once the city of Bogor was a very calm city and was also shaded by the many hills and mountains that were believed to be safe from enemy attacks. read more

History of Madiun Regency

History of Madiun Regency

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History of Madiun Regency

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History of Madiun Regency

 Madiun Regency, based on a legitimate government, was established on the first half of the month, in Muharam, in 1568 precisely on Thursday, 18 July 1568. It began during the Demak Sultanate, which was marked by the marriage of Prince Pangeran Surya Patiunus from Demak to Raden Ayu Retno Lembah daughter of the Duke Adipati Gugur from Ngurawan, Dolopo. (Also read : Legend of Bojonegoro Regency)

 The government center was moved from Ngurawan to Sogaten village with a new name “Purabaya” (known as Madiun now). Pangeran Surya Patiunus occupied the sultanate until 1521 and was continued by Kyai Rekso Gati. (Sogaten = place of Rekso Gati).

 Pangeran Timur was appointed as the Regent of Purabaya on July 18, 1568 with a government center in the village of Sogaten. Since then the formal juridical Purabaya Regency had become a government area under a regent and ended the oversight government in Purabaya held by Kyai Rekso Gati in the name of Demak from 1518 – 1568. read more

History of Mojokerto City

History of Mojokerto City

History of Mojokerto City

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History of Mojokerto City

 Almost everyone knows the city of Mojokerto. However, people who know the origin of the city of Mojokerto are still few. Mojokerto City is located in East Java and surrounded by Mojokerto Regency. The city of Mojokerto is located about 50 km western of Surabaya. This city that has a variety of interesting and historic tourism is always associated with Majapahit kingdom or Mojopait kingdom. (Also read : History of Padang City)

The Origin of the City of Mojokerto, East Java

 Majapahit’s heyday was a very impressive period in Indonesian history. The reason was because at this time Majapahit became the largest kingdom and had such extraordinary influence. Not only in the archipelago, even abroad, the name of the Majapahit kingdom was known. Mojokerto which has many historical relics from the Majapahit kingdom is often associated with the kingdom.

 Mojokerto’s anniversary was also related to Majapahit. It is said that the anniversary of Mojokerto on 9 May was the day Raden Wijaya set up a strategy in his fight against the Tar-Tar forces. (Also read other article at : Sekedar Mimpi Tanpa Kenyataan) read more

History of Padang City

History of Padang City

History of Padang City

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History of Padang City

 As we know, the city of Padang is the capital of the province of West Sumatra. The city which is famous for the legend of Malin Kundang and Siti Nurbaya is directly adjacent to the sea and hills, so it automatically has a variety of interesting tourist attractions. (Also read : Legend of Semarang City)

 The city of Padang has a diverse culture, the types of people are also diverse, the customs are coded with sarak, sarak is codenamed Kitabullah that is the slogan of the Minang community that is inherent today. The city is very famous for its exceptional culinary delights.

 Not only domestically, Padang restaurants also exist in foreign countries with appetizing food menus, for example rendang. Besides the food, Padang also has a very thick culture.

 Well, you certainly want to know about the history of the City of Padang. The following is the history.

In the 14th century

 The Old City area in Padang was once one of the rantau areas which was established by nomads in the Minangkabau area of ​​the highlands or also called Darek. read more

Legend of Semarang City

Legend of Semarang City

Legend of Semarang City

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Legend of Semarang City

 Long time ago there was a prince named Raden Made Pandan from the Kingdom of Demak. Raden Made Pandan was also known as an expert in Islam or “ulama” who was respected by community. He had a son named Raden Pandanarang. Raden Pandanarang was a kind, friendly, polite, and respects son to his parents. (Also read : History of Jakarta City)

 One day Raden Pandanarang and some of the royal escorts were asked by Raden Made Pandan to accompany him to go to the Demak Sultanate.

 “My son. Will you go on traveling with me? Tomorrow we will leave the territory of the Demak Sultanate together with several royal escorts, “asked Raden Made Pandan to his son.

 “Where are we going, Father?” Said Raden Pandanarang curious.

 “We will go to the west. There we will spread Islam. That said, I heard that the land in the area is very fertile. Prepare yourself, my son, “said Raden Made Pandan as he patted his son’s shoulder. read more

Rabbit Revenge to Lion

Rabbit Revenge to Lion

Rabbit Revenge to Lion

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Rabbit Revenge to Lion

 Long time ago a rabbit and lion were neighbors. The lion was very proud, and it was fond of boasting about his strength. And thought they were such close neighbors, the lion looked down upon the rabbit, and used to bully and frightened her. Finally, the rabbit could stand it no longer and wanted to get her own back. (Also read : The Prince and Evil Snake)

 One day she went to the lion and said,” Good day, respected elder brother. Image it, I met an animal over there who looked exactly like you, and he said to me, “Is there anyone in the world who dares stand up to me? If there is, let me come and have a duel with me. If there is no one, all of you have to submit to my rule and be my servants!”

 “Oh, he is an intolerable braggart! He is so puffed up with pride that his eyes can’t even light on anymore!” added the rabbit. (Also read other article at : Second of Spinning Clock)

 “Oho,” the lion said. “Didn’t you mention me to him?” read more