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Bengkulu, truly known as Bencoolen or British Bencoolen, is one of the Provinces of Indonesia and is situated in the southwest shore of Sumatra. It was framed on 18 November 1968 by isolating out the previous Bengkulu Residency zone from South Sumatra Selatan region under Law No. 9 of 1967 and was acknowledged by Government Regulation No. 20 of 1968. Spread more than 19,813 km2, it is circumscribed by the regions of West Sumatra Barat toward the north, Jambi toward the upper east, Lampung toward the southeast, South Sumatra Selatan toward the east, and the India Ocean toward the northwest, south, southwest, and west.
Bengkulu is the 25th biggest region by territory; it is isolated into nine rules and the different city of Bengkulu, the capital and biggest city. Bengkulu is likewise the 26th biggest territory by populace in Indonesia. As indicated by a discharge by Badan Pusat Statistik, it has the eleventh most astounding Human Development Index among the areas, with a score around 0.744 of every 2013.
By 2014, the area positions 28th most elevated in GDP and twentieth most noteworthy in future, 70.35 years. Bengkulu Province involves arrive on southwest Sumatra, as well as incorporates Mega Island and Enggano Island in the Indian Ocean. Bengkulu has 525 kilometers of coastline along the Indian Ocean on its western side, from Dusun Baru Pelokan in Muko-Muko Regency to Tebing Nasal in Kaur Regency.