Surabaya is the capital of the eastern part of Java Island and is the center of trade to Eastern Indonesia.
Surabaya is also the second largest city in Indonesia, because it is in this town all public facilities in the city, among others, several commercial centers, malls, hypermart, a branch office of a foreign company / bank, the port of Tanjung Perak, Juanda International airport, several University, Zoo and many others.
Here's the data from the local government: (The City of Heroes). area • City 374.78 km2 (144.70 sq mi) • Metro 1,805.08 km2 (696.95 sq mi) Elevation 5 m (16 ft) Population (2012 ) • City 3,114,700 • Density 8,300 / km2 (22,000 / sq mi) • Metro 5,622,259 • Metro density of 3,100 / km2 (8,100 / sq mi)
Some of today's, the city of Surabaya was elected and received the award (International socrates award) in London as The City of the Future
The award was received by Mrs. Tri Rismaharini as mayor at this time