Banggai Sea Regency

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Banggai Sea Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Banggai Laut) is a regency in the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The regency was established on 14 December 2012, partitioned from the Banggai Islands Regency.[2] It comprises the southern part of the Banggai Islands archipelago, including the main island of Banggai itself (including 40 offshore islets), the islands of Labobo and Bangkurung to the southwest of Banggai Island, and the numerous small Bokan Islands (Kepulauan Bokan) to the southeast; it does not include the larger island of Peleng to the north (between Banggai Island and the mainland of Sulawesi) which forms the Banggai Islands Regency. The new Banggai Sea Regency covers a land area of 725.67 km2 (and an associated marine area of 12,156.78 km2), and the districts now comprising the new Regency had a population of 62,183 at the 2010 Census[3] and 70,435 at the 2020 Census;[4] the official population estimate at mid-2023 was 73,100 (comprising 36,900 males and 36,200 females).[1]

Banggai Sea Regency
Kabupaten Banggai Laut
Coat of arms of Banggai Sea Regency
Location within Central Sulawesi
Location within Central Sulawesi
Banggai Sea Regency is located in Banggai Islands
Banggai Sea Regency
Banggai Sea Regency
Location in Banggai Islands, Sulawesi and Indonesia
Banggai Sea Regency is located in Sulawesi
Banggai Sea Regency
Banggai Sea Regency
Banggai Sea Regency (Sulawesi)
Banggai Sea Regency is located in Indonesia
Banggai Sea Regency
Banggai Sea Regency
Banggai Sea Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°35′20″S 123°30′03″E / 1.5888°S 123.5008°E / -1.5888; 123.5008
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceCentral Sulawesi
CapitalBanggai
Government
 • RegentWenny Bukamo
 • Vice RegentTuty Hamid
Area
 • Total280.18 sq mi (725.67 km2)
Population
 (mid 2023 estimate)
 • Total73,100
 • Density260/sq mi (100/km2)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 461
Websitebanggailautkab.go.id

Administration edit

The new Banggai Sea Regency is composed of seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their 2010 Census[3] and 2020 Census populations,[4] together with the official estimates as at mid 2023.[1] The table also includes the location of the district headquarters, the number of administrative villages in each district (in total, 63 rural desa and 3 urban kelurahan), and its postal codes.

Kode
Wilayah
Name of
District
(kecamatan)
Area
in
km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
Pop'n
Estimate
mid 2023
Admin
centre
No.
of
villages
Post
codes
72.11.04 Bangkurung (island) 116.55 8,196 8,928 9,160 Lantibung 12 (a) 94892
72.11.05 Labobo (island) (b) 85.65 5,241 6,036 6,260 Mansaleang 8 94893
72.11.02 Banggai Utara
(North Banggai)
58.05 6,007 7,042 7,380 Lokotoy 6 94896
72.11.01 Banggai (district) (c) 86.95 19,977 22,591 23,430 Lompio 10 94891
72.11.07 Banggai Tengah
(Central Banggai)
68.19 6,362 7,902 8,420 Adean 8 94895
72.11.06 Banggai Selatan
(South Banggai)
81.20 4,809 5,803 6,130 Matanga 6 94890
72.11.03 Bokan Kepulauan (d)
(Bokan Islands)
229.08 11,571 12,133 12,310 Bungin 16 94894
Totals 725.67 62,163 70,435 73,100 66

Notes: (a) including three kelurahan - Dodung, Lompio, and Tano Bonunungan. (b) including 10 small offshore islands. (c) including 42 small offshore islands. (d) comprising 91 islands.

Climate edit

Banggai has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from September to December and heavy to very heavy rainfall from January to August.

Climate data for Banggai
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 30.7
(87.3)
30.8
(87.4)
30.9
(87.6)
31.2
(88.2)
30.8
(87.4)
30.3
(86.5)
29.8
(85.6)
30.5
(86.9)
31.2
(88.2)
31.8
(89.2)
32.1
(89.8)
31.2
(88.2)
30.9
(87.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.8
(80.2)
26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
27.2
(81.0)
27.1
(80.8)
26.7
(80.1)
26.2
(79.2)
26.5
(79.7)
26.7
(80.1)
27.0
(80.6)
27.7
(81.9)
27.2
(81.0)
26.9
(80.5)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 23.0
(73.4)
23.0
(73.4)
23.1
(73.6)
23.2
(73.8)
23.5
(74.3)
23.2
(73.8)
22.7
(72.9)
22.5
(72.5)
22.3
(72.1)
22.3
(72.1)
23.4
(74.1)
23.2
(73.8)
23.0
(73.3)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 137
(5.4)
164
(6.5)
209
(8.2)
249
(9.8)
286
(11.3)
361
(14.2)
238
(9.4)
149
(5.9)
121
(4.8)
96
(3.8)
100
(3.9)
103
(4.1)
2,213
(87.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[5]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 28 February 2024, Kabupaten Banggai Laut Dalam Angka 2024 (Katalog-BPS 1102001.7211)
  2. ^ "Malaka Akhirnya Menjadi Daerah Otonom Baru". Kompas. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  3. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ a b Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  5. ^ "Climate: Banggai". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 19 November 2020.

1°35′20″S 123°30′03″E / 1.5888°S 123.5008°E / -1.5888; 123.5008