Bangli Regency

Bangli Regency is the one and only landlocked regency (kabupaten) of Bali, Indonesia. It covers an area of 520.81 km2 and had a population of 215,353 at the 2010 Census[2] and 258,721 at the 2020 Census.[3] Its regency seat is the town of Bangli.

Bangli Regency
Kabupaten Bangli
ᬓᬩᬸᬧᬢᬾᬦ᭄ᬩᬂᬮᬶ
Bangli
Bangli
Coat of arms of Bangli Regency
Motto: 
Bhukti Mukti Bhakti
Location within Bali
Location within Bali
Coordinates: 8°17′0″S 115°20′0″E / 8.28333°S 115.33333°E / -8.28333; 115.33333Coordinates: 8°17′0″S 115°20′0″E / 8.28333°S 115.33333°E / -8.28333; 115.33333
Country Indonesia
Province Bali
CapitalBangli
Government
 • RegentI Made Gianyar
Area
 • Total520.81 km2 (201.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total258,721
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 366
Websitebanglikab.go.id

Up until 1907, Bangli was one of the nine kingdoms of Bali.[4] The capital has a famous Hindu temple, the Pura Kehen, which dates from the 11th century. Bangli also has one village, lies surround a hill, Demulih.

GeographyEdit

The northern part of the district includes the main road to the north coast passing through Kintamani and around the crater in which Gunung Batur sits.[5]

From the Demulih hill, Bali Island, particularly its southern part can be seen – Kuta, Nusa Dua, Gianyar and a part of Klungkung.

Bangli is the only regency in Bali which is landlocked.

Administrative districtsEdit

The Regency is divided into four districts (kecamatan), listed below from south to north with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[6] and the 2020 Census.[7] The most northern district - Kintamani - occupies over 70% of the regency's area and has 43.5% of its population. The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

Name Area in
km2
Population
2010 Census
Population
2020 Census
Number
of
villages
Post
code
Susut 49.3 43,202 48,682 9 80661
Bangli 56.3 48,267 54,438 9 80611 - 80614
Tembuku 48.3 33,806 43,138 6 80671
Kintamani 366.9 90,078 112,463 48 80652
Totals 520.8 215,353 258,731 72

Bangli Regency has 4 district, 4 sub-district, and 68 villages. In 2017, the population estimated 264.945 with area 490,71 km² and density 540 people/km².[8][9]

List of districts and sub-districts in Bangli Regency as follows:

Code Districts Sub-districts Village Status List
51.06.02 Bangli 4 5 Village
Sub-districts
51.06.04 Kintamani - 48 Village
51.06.01 Susut - 9 Village
51.06.03 Tembuku - 6 Village
TOTAL 4 68

ClimateEdit

Bangli has a tropical monsoon climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from April to October and heavy rainfall from November to March.

Climate data for Bangli
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28.4
(83.1)
28.5
(83.3)
28.6
(83.5)
29.2
(84.6)
28.8
(83.8)
28.1
(82.6)
27.5
(81.5)
27.8
(82.0)
28.4
(83.1)
29.3
(84.7)
29.1
(84.4)
28.8
(83.8)
28.5
(83.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.4
(75.9)
24.4
(75.9)
24.3
(75.7)
24.4
(75.9)
24.0
(75.2)
23.2
(73.8)
22.8
(73.0)
23.1
(73.6)
23.6
(74.5)
24.4
(75.9)
24.5
(76.1)
24.5
(76.1)
24.0
(75.1)
Average low °C (°F) 20.4
(68.7)
20.4
(68.7)
20.1
(68.2)
19.6
(67.3)
19.3
(66.7)
18.4
(65.1)
18.2
(64.8)
18.4
(65.1)
18.9
(66.0)
19.5
(67.1)
20.0
(68.0)
20.3
(68.5)
19.5
(67.0)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 305
(12.0)
331
(13.0)
208
(8.2)
113
(4.4)
119
(4.7)
110
(4.3)
128
(5.0)
65
(2.6)
98
(3.9)
123
(4.8)
176
(6.9)
275
(10.8)
2,051
(80.6)
Source: Climate-Data.org[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ The nine kingdoms were Gelgel (the original kingdom, based near present-day Klungkung), Klungkung, Karangasem, Gianyar, Badung, Bangli, Buleleng Mengwi and Tabanan. For details, see Adrian Vickers, 2012, Bali, A Paradise Created, Tuttle publishing.
  5. ^ p.435 of Dalton, Bill 1988 Indonesia Handbook 4th edition
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  8. ^ "Peraturan Menteri Dalam Negeri Nomor 137 Tahun 2017 tentang Kode dan Data Wilayah Administrasi Pemerintahan". Kementerian Dalam Negeri Republik Indonesia. Archived from the original on 29 December 2018. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  9. ^ "Peraturan Menteri Dalam Negeri Nomor 72 Tahun 2019 tentang Perubahan atas Permendagri nomor 137 Tahun 2017 tentang Kode dan Data Wilayah Administrasi Pemerintahan". Kementerian Dalam Negeri Republik Indonesia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 October 2019. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  10. ^ "Climate: Bangli". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 17 November 2020.

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