Java Sea

The Java Sea (Indonesian: Laut Jawa, Javanese: Segara Jawa) is an extensive shallow sea on the Sunda Shelf, between the Indonesian islands of Borneo to the north, Java to the south, Sumatra to the west, and Sulawesi to the east. Karimata Strait to its northwest links it to the South China Sea. It is a part of the western Pacific Ocean.[1][2]

Java Sea
Location of the Java Sea
Java Sea
LocationSunda Shelf
Coordinates5°S 110°E
TypeSea
Basin countriesIndonesia
Max. length1,600 km (990 mi)
Max. width380 km (240 mi)
Surface area320,000 km2 (120,000 sq mi)
Average depth46 m (151 ft)
SettlementsCilegon, Cirebon, Jakarta, Makassar, Pekalongan, Semarang, Tegal