Patenggang Lake

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Patenggang Lake
Situ Patenggang  (Indonesian)
Patenggang Lake panorama, Bandung Regency, 2014-08-21.jpg
A view of Patenggang Lake from approaching road
Location West Java, Indonesia
Coordinates Coordinates: 7°09′53″S 107°21′29″E / 7.16460°S 107.35805°E / -7.16460; 107.35805
Basin countries Indonesia
Surface area 450 km2 (170 sq mi)
Surface elevation 1,600 m (5,200 ft)
Settlements Bandung

Patenggang Lake (Indonesian: Situ Patenggang) is a lake located in the area of natural tourist attractions in the southern Bandung city, West Java, Indonesia, to be exact it is in Ciwidey village. Located at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level, this lake has a very exotic landscape. The lake is spread over an area ofabout 45,000 hectares and the surrounding nature reserve has an area of about 123,077.15 hectares.

The lake is called Situ Patengan by the local society, as the pronunciation of patengan is too difficult to say in Sundanese patenggang. The lake and adjoining area is a popular tourist destination.[1]

The label/name of the lake in is Situ Penganten which Penganten means newlywed couple.

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  1. ^ "Perfect Weekend: Chill and thrills in Indonesia's Bandung". The Straits Times. Retrieved 22 July 2018.
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