Bogor is a city located 42 km south of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The area is mainly residential, home to thousands of commuters who travel back and forth every day to make a living in the capital city.
However, during the weekend, it is the Jakarta residents who flock to Bogor. They come to shop at numerous factory outlet stores, or to enjoy the cool air of Puncak, a highland area in the outskirts of Bogor.
Bogor (Indonesian: Kota Bogor, Dutch: Buitenzorg) is a city on the island of Java in the West Java province of Indonesia. The city is located in the center of the Bogor Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Bogor), 60 kilometers (37 mi) south of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, although it is administratively independent from that regency. Bogor is the 6th largest city ofJabodetabek (the Jakarta metropolitan region) and the 14th nationwide, with a population having passed 1 million; it is an important economic, scientific, cultural and tourist center, as well as a mountain resort.
Bogor Agriculture University (IPB) was built on 1 September 1963 as the form of visionary thinking from the leader of nation and they who were care about the agricultural university that this great nation had a world-class university with the competence in the field of agriculture, bioscience, and various fields related. This was intended for strengthening food security, bioenergy, job creation, poverty alleviation, and preserving the environment. The inception of IPB on 1 September 1963 based on the decision of Minister of Higher Education and Science (PTIP) No.