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About Purwokerto

Purwokerto is a large but non-autonomous town on the island of Java, Indonesia. It is the coordinating centre of local government (Bakorwil 3) and the largest city in western Central Java. Currently, Purwokerto is the capital of Banyumas Regency, Central Java province. The population of the four districts which comprise the town at the 2010 census was 233,951 and 229,271 at the 2020 census; the official estimate as of mid-2022 was 231,765. The City is considered to be the most comfortable city in Indonesia, as it is the favourite place for pensioners to live after they have finished working.

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