Bogor, Indonesia


Who We Are:


Bogor is a city in West Java, Indonesia with a total population of approximately 3 million. It was the capital of Indonesia during the British occupation under Stamford Raffles and was used as the capital by the Dutch during the dry season, then known as Buitenzorg (meaning “beyond worry”).

Bogor boasts a presidential palace, a deer park and a botanical garden in the town centre. It is home to the Institut Pertanian Bogor (or Bogor Institute of Agriculture) and CIFOR, the Center for International Forestry Research. To the south of the city are large tea plantations. During colonial times the Bogor area developed as a centre for tea plantations.

Our Mission:

The Sister City relationship between St. Louis and Bogor was formalized in May 2004. Our mission is to promote new business development, community growth, educational, cultural and medical exchanges for the mutual benefit of both communities and countries of the US and Indonesia.



We offer a unique kind of sister cities experiences such as:
* Facilitating meetings with business and civic leaders
* Brokering communication among businesses:
* Sponsoring cultural events

Committees include:
Trade/Business Committee
Cultural/Educational Exchanges Committee
Membership Committee


Alex Soetjipto, Principal: [email protected]


Committee Membership:

Annual membership in the St. Louis – Bogor Sister City Committee Membership is
individual $15
Family $25
Student $10
Supporting Patron $50
Corporation $100

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