East Java has a land border with the province of Central Java in the west; The Java Sea and the Indian Ocean are bordered by the north and south coasts, while the narrow Bali Strait to the east separates Java from Bali. Located in East Java, it includes the island of Madura, which is connected to Java by the longest bridge in Indonesia, the Suramadu Bridge, as well as the Kangean and Masalembu islands located further east and north. The capital is Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia and the main industrial center. Banyuwangi is the largest district in East Java and the largest on the island of Java.
Indonesian is the official language of the province and also of all nations, but Javanese and Madurese are the languages most often used. Indonesian is only used for inter-ethnic communication and official needs.
East Java is one of the provinces in Indonesia that offers various types of tourist attractions. This area offers various natural attractions ranging from mountains, beaches, caves, to waterfalls. In general, almost every district or city in East Java has a unique tourist destination, such as the Ijen volcano in Banyuwangi, Baluran National Park in Situbondo, etc.