) is a city in West Java
, located on the eastern border of Jakarta
in the Jabodetabek
metropolitan region. To the south is Bogor Regency
, east is Bekasi Regency
It has an area of 210.49 km<sup>2</sup> and 1,993,478 people in 2005, with a density of 9,471 people/km<sup>2</sup>.
Substantial urban areas surround the city. It serves as a commuter city
, although it has notable trade, business and processing industries. These are primarily clustered in the area of Karawang
Bekasi is divided into 12 subdistricts: West Bekasi, East Bekasi, South Bekasi, North Bekasi, Medan Satria, Rawalumbu, Bantar Gebang, Pondok Gede, Jatisampurna, Jatiasih, Pondok Melati and Mustika Jaya.
In recent years, many satellite cities have developed along the Jatibening/Cikunir - Tambun toll highway. These include Harapan Indah, Kemang Pratama, Taman Galaxy, and Grand Wisata.
There are several shopping centers in Bekasi. The largest is Mega Bekasi Hypermall
(anchor tenant: Giant
), Other shopping centers include: Metropolitan Mall
. Grand Mall (anchor tenant: Hypermart
), Blue Oasis City
(anchor tenant: Carrefour
), Bekasi Trade Centre
, Bekasi Cyber Park
(anchor tenant: Hari Hari Swalayan), and Bekasi Square (anchor tenant: Carrefour
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