Bandung is the capital city of West Java province of Indonesia. It is ancient times very much well known as Parijs van Java. Bandung lies in the highlands, that's why it has a fresh and cool air area, especially in the north part. This is the reason why Bandung becomes a tourist destination and attraction spot. Plenty numbers of public universities and many private colleges as well, it makes Bandung known as one of the Indonesia student city.
Bandung is located at the coordinates 107° E and 6° 55' South Latitude. The broad of the city is 16,767 hectares. The city's geography is in the central part of West Java. By doing so, it has strategic value to surrounding areas.
The city lies at an altitude of ± 768 meters above sea level. The north area of Bandung is higher than in the south part. The height of the north area is ± 1.050 meters above sea level, while the southern part is ± 675 above sea level. The city is surrounded by mountains, which create a sort of basin city.
This kind of city is drained 2 major rivers of Cikapundung and Citarum and its tributaries which generally flows to the south and meet at Citarum river. Under these conditions, the south region part of Bandung is highly vulnerable to the flooding problem.