Bandung, Indonesia, is
the capital of West Java province, and the country's fourth
largest city. Lying on a river basin, surrounded by volcanic
mountains, Bandung is a centre of industry and traditional
A major tourist destination, Bandung is visited by people from all
over the world. Host to the historic Asia Africa conference in
1955, Bandung is at present a center of higher education, commerce
and aircraft industry.
Bandung is also known by a number of other names. It is called
“Kota Kembang”, or the City of Flowers, referring to its beautiful
women, and also, “Parijs van Java”, or the Paris of Java.
Bandung is also called
the “Kota Wisata Belanja”, or the Tourist Shopping City.