Official name
Republic of Indonesia
South-Eastern Asia
ISO 3166-1


Bandung is the capital of West Java province in Indonesia and Greater Bandung. Population is 2,575,478 and is part of Indonesia's 3rd largest metropolitan area with 8,201,928 inhabitants. Located 768 metres (2,520 feet) above sea level, approximately 140 kilometres (87 miles) south east of Jakarta, Bandung has cooler year-round temperatures than most other Indonesian cities. 

Bandung Command Centre is the city’s flagship project for achieving its smart city vision. It was launched in January 2015 and consists of a digital monitoring facility that collects street-level data in a variety of sectors (traffic monitoring and accidents, safety issues and emergency response, floods and natural disasters, and crime), with the intent of improving the city’s management and governance.