Tangerang is a city in the province of Banten, Indonesia. It is located about 25 kilometres (16 miles) west of Jakarta. It is the third largest urban centre in the Jabotabek region after Jakarta and Bekasi, now the sixth largest city in the nation and also the largest city in Banten province. It has an area of 164.54 square kilometres (63.53 square miles) and an official 2010 Census population of 1,797,715, increasing to 2,001,925 as at 2014 – making it the eighth most populated suburb in the world at the latter date.
Tangerang, along with South Tangerang is the place where many giant developers built up the satellite city such as BSD City, Gading Serpong, Alam Sutera, and Lippo Village in Tangerang which has now become Indonesia’s property barometer.
Tangerang is home for Soekarno–Hatta International Airport which serves metropolitan Jakarta and as the Indonesia’s main gateway, Indonesia Convention Exhibition which is the biggest convention and exhibition centre in Indonesia which is opened in 2015.