Cirebonese

Cirebonese
Orang Cirebon
Total population
circa 1.9 million (2000 census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
West Java
Languages
Indonesian
Religions
Muslim


The Cirebonese are an ethnic group centered around the city of Cirebon in the northern part of the island of Java in Indonesia. Numbering approximately 1.9 million, the Cirebonese are Muslim. The language spoken by the Cirebonese is a mixture of Javanese and Sundanese, with a heavier influence from Javanese. Generally Cirebonese speakers can understand Javanese better than they can Sundanese.

References

1. ^ (2003) Indonesia's Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 
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West Java (Indonesian: :Jawa Barat) is a province of Indonesia, located on the island of Java. The capital is Bandung.

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Indonesian}}} 
Writing system: Latin alphabet 
Official status
Official language of: Indonesia
Regulated by: Pusat Bahasa
Language codes
ISO 639-1: id
ISO 639-2: ind
ISO 639-3: ind

Indonesian (
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Muslim (Arabic: مسلم) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. The feminine form of 'Muslim' is Muslimah (Arabic: مسلمة).
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ethnic group or ethnicity is a population of human beings whose members identify with each other, usually on the basis of a presumed common genealogy or ancestry.[1] Ethnicity is also defined from the recognition by others as a distinct group[2]
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Cirebon (formerly Cheribon) is a city on north coast of the Indonesian island of Java. It is located in West Java province, approximately 297 km east of Jakarta, at .
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Java
Native name: Jawa<nowiki />

Topography of Java

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Location Southeast Asia
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Archipelago
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Motto
"Bhinneka Tunggal Ika"   (Old Javanese)
"Unity in Diversity"
National ideology: Pancasila[1]
Anthem
Indonesia Raya
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Muslim (Arabic: مسلم) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. The feminine form of 'Muslim' is Muslimah (Arabic: مسلمة).
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