Private estates close to Batavia, about 1750


The estates of the Batavia Ommelanden supplied the city with most of its fresh food. Many of them gave their names to later suburbs of Jakarta. This map is based on an undated original which probably shows the situation around 1750.

Further reading

'Kaart der rivieren, wegen, particuliere landgoederen en van de verdere indeeling der residentie Batavia'. Manuscript, 1849-1850. [MIKO 794]

Raben, Remco, ‘Round about Batavia: ethnicity and authority in the Ommelanden, 1650-1800', in Kees Grijns and Peter J.M. Nas, eds., Jakarta-Batavia: socio-cultural essays. Leiden: KITLV Press, 2000, pp. 93-113.

Map number from Cribb, Historical Atlas of Indonesia (2000)


Year span

1750 - 1750