Crimon Java or Karimun Java / Karimunjava (Indonesian: Karimunjawa / Karimun Jawa) is an archipelago of 27 islands in the Java Sea, Indonesia, approximately 80 kilometres northwest of Jepara. The islands' name means 'a stone's throw from Java' in Javanese. They have a total land area of 78 km square. The main island is known as Karimun (2,700 ha), while the next-biggest island is Kemujan Island (1,400 ha).
In 2011, the population of this archipelago was about 9,000 who lived on five of the islands. The population is largely Javanese, with pockets of Bugis and Madurese inhabitants. Javanese culture is very dominant in the islands which are the only islands off Java where Javanese is the lingua franca
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