Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1996
Size of heritage: 5,600 ha
Excavations here from 1936 to 1941 led to the discovery of the first hominid fossil at this site. Later, 50 fossils of Meganthropus palaeo and Pithecanthropus erectus/Homo erectus were found – half of all the world's known hominid fossils. Inhabited for the past one and a half million years, Sangiran is one of the key sites for the understanding of human evolution.
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Small airport - 40 mi (64 km) Adi Sumarmo Wiryokusumo Airport
Small airport - 63 mi (103 km) Cepu Airport
Small airport - 65 mi (105 km) Adi Sutjipto International Airport
Small airport - 86 mi (139 km) Tunggul Wulung Airport
Medium airport - 142 mi (229 km) Juanda International Airport
Large airport - 145 mi (235 km) Penggung Airport
Small airport - 157 mi (253 km) Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport
Small airport - 159 mi (257 km) Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
Large airport - 288 mi (463 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Bancak Wetan
- Cabak Satu
- Jembul Kulon
- Krajan Gajihan
- Krajan Kedungsari
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.