International Space Station ISS captured beautiful nightview of Java Island, Indonesia. The most bright city in the middle of the island is Surabaya.

Credit: ISS, NASA

Java is the main island of Indonesia. With the Indonesian capital city, Jakarta on the western side, Java is home to 141 million people which is equivalent to 56.7 percent of the Indonesian population, and is the world’s most populous island. The brightest urban area is Java’s port city of Surabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city. The city is Indonesia’s second busiest sea port, ships arriving and departing transport over 33 million tons of cargo and 9 million people annually.

The local scenery on the ground is as follows.

Credit: Wikipedia

Reference: Lights of Java (NASA Earth Observatory)
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