Banggai Regency

The Banggai Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Banggai) is a regency located at the eastern end of Central Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. It makes up a re-established regency (kabupaten), created by splitting the existing Banggai Regency into this smaller Banggai Regency situated on the mainland of Sulawesi (capital, Luwuk) and a new Banggai Islands Regency comprising the offshore islands (capital, Banggai town); the archipelago is separated from mainland Sulawesi by the Peleng Straits (Selat Peleng). The residual Banggai Regenccy covers an area of 9,672.7 km2 and had a population of 323,626 at the 2010 Census and 354,402 at the 2015 Census.[2]

Banggai Regency

Kabupaten Banggai
Coat of arms of Banggai Regency
Coat of arms
Location within Central Sulawesi
Location within Central Sulawesi
Banggai Regency is located in Sulawesi
Banggai Regency
Banggai Regency
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
Banggai Regency is located in Indonesia
Banggai Regency
Banggai Regency
Banggai Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°57′26″S 122°33′31″E / 0.957091°S 122.558593°E / -0.957091; 122.558593Coordinates: 0°57′26″S 122°33′31″E / 0.957091°S 122.558593°E / -0.957091; 122.558593
CountryIndonesia
RegionSulawesi
ProvinceCentral Sulawesi
CapitalLuwuk
Government
 • RegentHerwin Yatim
 • Vice RegentMustar Labolo
Area
 • Total9,672.7 km2 (3,734.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total354,402
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 461
Websitebanggaikab.go.id

AdministrationEdit

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Banggai regency was divided into eighteen districts (kecamatan). Subsequently another five districts have been created by division of existing districts in 2012 and 2015. The twenty-three districts are tabulated below with their areas and their 2010 and 2015 Census populations.[3]

Name Area in
km2
Population
Census 2010
Population
Census 2015
Toili 761.31 30,716 33,647
Toili Barat (West Toili) 993.67 20,708 22,680
Moilong 221.64 18,097 19,819
Batui 1,062.36 14,725 16,125
Batui Selatan
(South Batui)
327.97 12,847 14,068
Bunta 579.00 18,277 20,018
Nuhon 1,107.00 17,886 19,591
Simpang Raya 243.69 13,589 14,880
Kintom 428.72 13,023 10,352
Luwuk 411.50 73,905 37,109
Luwuk Timur
(East Luwuk)
216.30 10,557 11,558
Luwuk Utara
(North Luwuk)
246.08 (a) 16,861
Luwuk Selatan
(South Luwuk)
119.80 (a) 22,552
Nambo 169.70 (b) 8,338
Pagimana 957.34 22,223 24,342
Bualemo 862.00 16,968 18,583
Lobu 138.44 3,323 3,630
Lamala 220.66 12,510 6,584
Masama 231.64 10,517 11,515
Mantoh 226.00 (c) 7,105
Balantak 196.46 9,300 5,817
Balantak Selatan
(South Balantak)
146.50 4,455 4,871
Balantak Utara
(North Balantak)
143.60 (d) 4,357

Notes:
(a) The 2010 populations of Luwuk Utara and Luwuk Selatan districts are included in the figure for Luwuk district, from which they were split away in 2015 and 2012 respectively.
(b) The 2010 population of Nambo district is included in the figure for Kintom district, from which it was split away in 2012.
(c) The 2010 population of Mantoh district is included in the figure for Lamala district, from which it was split away in 2012.
(d) The 2010 population of Balantak Utara district is included in the figure for Balantak district, from which it was split away in 2012.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.

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