222 km from Surabaya, Jember is the centre of economic activity in the eastern region of the province of East Java. Plantations in this area produce coffee, chocolate, and tobacco which is exported to Bremen West Germany the place where tobacco exchange is organized upon the result of cooperation between German and Indonesia.
Golf course with international facilities is located at Glantangan, 25 km from this town, Visit Watu Ulo beach at puger.
Jember District lies between 6 degrees 59' 9'- 7 degrees 14' 33" east longitude and 7 degrees 59' 6" - 8 degrees 33' 56" south latitude. Central and southern part of the district is fertile valley, surrounded by mountain which is lies along the north and east borders, Indonesia ocean along the southern part with Nusa Barong island, the only island in Jember District.
Basically, Jember District has no native resident which mean most of them are immigrant from other districts. This is because Jember District is still relatively new and developing region that make many people come to make a living. Most of people are Javanese and Madurese and small amount of other local clans and also some foreign citizen. Harmony in inter-clan relationship has shaped a specific characteristic of its people such as dynamic, creative, well-behave and courteous.