Officially cover from MALANG, province East Java, Indonesia, Print Quantity is 1,000pcs only, price Rupiah 5,000. Very special cover that show the MALANG KUCECWARA/KUCECWARA. This cover is cancellation on the First day of 5th June 2010.
Thanks for Irene Chen 陈明珠
Received: SEP 2010
Malang is the second largest city in East Java province, . It has an ancient history dating back to the Indonesia . The city population at the present time is around 780,000. During the period of Dutch colonization, it was a popular destination for European residents. The city is famous for its cool air and the surrounding country regions of Tumpang, Batu, Singosari, and Turen. People in Mataram Kingdom East Java sometimes call it "Paris of East Java." was spared many of the effects of the Asian financial crisis, and since that time it has been marked by steady economic and population growth. Malang
Hundreds, even thousands of years ago before Malang became the second biggest city in East Java, Malang used to be the centre of government of the Kanjuruhan and Singhasari Kingdom. In the following era,
Malang regency became an important place when the government of Mataram Kingdom took hold of the area, making it the largest regency in East Java and since then the development of regency has increased well. Malang
The history of Malang Regency could be revealed through the Dinoyo inscription 760 AD as the primary official document to support the birth of
before a new inscription was discovered in 1986, which is so far not yet revealed. According to the inscription, it was concluded that the 8th century was the beginning of the existence of Malang Regency's government due to the birth of King Gajayana's ruling of his kingdom in Malang . From the Dinoyo inscriptions, it is noted that the inscription used the "Candra Sengkala" or "Cronogram" Calendar, and stated that the birth date of Malang Regency was on Jum'at Legi (sweet Friday) 28 November 760 AD. (L. Damaes: "Studed' Epigraphy d'Indonesia IV. 1952"). Malang
The city was incorporated into Mataram in 1614, then transferred to Dutch colonial rule.
Malang was transformed under the Dutch; its cool climate which results from its elevation, along with its proximity to the major , made it a popular destination for Dutch and other Europeans. In 1879, port of Surabaya was connected to Java's railroad network, further increasing development and leading to increased industrialization. Malang
Along with growth came urbanization. The government could not satisfy the population’s needs for affordable housing, which lead to the building of shanty towns along the rivers and rail tracks. Up until today, the shanty towns still exist; although some have been transformed into “better” housing.