Tambora is a subdistrict of West Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia. Tambora Subdistrict is bounded by a railway to the west and to the north, Kali Krukut - Kali Besar canal to the east, and Duri Selatan Road to the south.
The Roa Malaka Administrative Village of the Tambora Subdistrict contains the southwestern area of Jakarta Old Town, the area on the west side of Kali Besar Canal. The area of Jakarta Old Town that was located within Tambora are generally residential areas. Notable colonial buildings are located along the Kali Besar Canal, most of them are former palaces or houses dating from the 18th century. These buildings are now mostly used as offices.
Kelurahan (Administrative Villages)
The subdistrict of Tambora is divided into eleven kelurahan or administrative villages:
Angke (Al Anwar) Mosque, located in Angke Administrative Village, is the only mosque in Jakarta that has remained unaltered since it was built. Its roof is on two levels, the typical Javanese style for roofs of places of worship. In 1856 Prince Syarif Hamid, a Sultan from Pontianak was......