The city of Sukabumi is located in the southwest of the province of West Java, about 75 km south of national capital Jakarta and 75 km west of provincial capital Bandung, as the crow flies. The independent city (kota) of Sukabumi is surrounded by the regency (kabupaten) of Sukabumi. The capital of the regency is Pelabuhan Ratu on the south coast.
The history of the city of Sukabumi and the surrounding region is closely related to the development of plantations for coffee, tea, and rubber during the colonial time. The city is just south of the volcano Mount Gede and the Mount Gede Pangrango National Park.
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