Banyuasin Regency

Banyuasin Regency is a regency of South Sumatra Province, Indonesia. It takes its name from the main river which stream that area, Banyuasin River. Pangkalan Balai is the regency seat. The regency borders Musi Banyuasin Regency, Jambi province and Bangka Strait to the north, Bangka Strait to the east, Ogan Komering Ilir Regency, Muara Enim Regency, and Palembang to the south, and Musi Banyuasin Regency to the west.[2] It has an area of 11,832.99 km² and had a population of 749,107 at the 2010 Census[3] and 836,914 at the 2020 Census.[4] Much of the regency is coastal lowland.[5]

Banyuasin Regency
Kabupaten Banyuasin
Coat of arms of Banyuasin Regency
Nickname(s): 
OKI
Motto(s): 
Sedulang Setudung (Banyuasinese) (Sewadah Seatap/One in The One Roof)
Location within South Sumatera
Location within South Sumatera
Coordinates: 1°18′S 105°21′E / 1.30°S 105.35°E / -1.30; 105.35
Sovereign state Indonesia
ProvinceSouth Sumatra
Regency seatPangkalan Balai
Onder Afdeeling (Dutch rule)ca.1900
Karesidenanas Palembang ca.1945
Kabupaten (Regency)as Musi Banyuasin
Kabupaten (Regency)since 2002
Government
 • TypeRegency
 • Regent / BupatiAskolani Jasi (PDIP)
 • Vice Regent / Wakil BupatiSlamet Soemosentono
Area
 • Total11,832.99 km2 (4,568.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total836,914
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity
Malay Javanese
Time zoneUTC+7 (Western Indonesia Time)
Postcode
309xx
Area code(s)+ 62 711 : 0711
Distance from Pangkalan Balai to Palembang63 km
Websitebanyuasinkab.go.id

Administrative districtsEdit

As at 2010, the Banyuasin Regency was subdivided into fifteen districts (kecamatan), subsequently increased by six to twenty-one districts which are listed below with their areas (as at 2018, following the re-organisation of districts) and their populations at the 2010 [6] and 2020 Censuses.[7] The table also includes the location of the district administrative centres.

District Area
in km2
Population
2010 Census
Population
2020 Census
Administrative
centre
Rantau Bayur 556.91 38,319 41,390 Tebing Abang
Betung 354.41 55,922 54,750 Betung
Suak Tapeh 312.70 (a) 18,960 Lubuk Lancang
Pulau Rimau 454.71 38,454 21,360 Teluk Betung
Tungkal Ilir 648.14 23,281 28,810 Sido Mulyo
Selat Penuguan 433.93 (b) 22,670 Wonodadi
Banyuasin III 294.20 86,183 66,420 Pangkalan Balai
Sembawa 196.14 (c) 32,290 Sembawa
Talung Kelapa 439.43 123,192 150,976 Sukajadi
Tanjung Lago 186.69 35,687 40,460 Tanjung Lado
Banyuasin I 802.42 69,860 54.380 Mariana
Air Kumbang 328.56 (d) 26,076 Cinta Manis Baru
Rambutan 450.04 41,953 45,592 Rambutan
Muara Padang 917.60 25,198 31,890 Muara Padang
Muara Sugihan 696.40 36,971 38,210 Tirta Harja
Makarti Jaya 300.28 32,819 25,450 Makarti Jaya
Air Saleh 311.57 28,858 34,920 Saleh Mukti
Banyuasin II 3,494.48 45,072 29,267 Sungsang I
Karang Agung Ilir 137.92 (e) 11,410 Jati Sari
Muara Telang 341.57 52,783 37,580 Telang Jaya
Sumber Marga Telang 174.89 (f) 24,050 Muara Telang
Totals 11,832.99 749,107 836,914

Notes: (a) 2010 population included in figure for Betung and Banyuasin III districts, from parts of which it was created in 2011.
(b) 2010 population included in figure for Pulau Rimau district, from part of which it was created.
(c) 2010 population included in figure for Banyuasin III district, from part of which it was created in 2011.
(d) 2010 population included in figure for Banyuasin I and Rambutan districts, from parts of which it was created in 2012.
(e) 2010 population included in figure for Banyuasin II district, from part of which it was created.
(f) 2010 population included in figure for Muara Telang district, from part of which it was created in 2016.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ "Portal Resmi Pemerintah Kabupaten Banyuasin".
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  5. ^ Potential and prospects for development Archived July 4, 2011, at the Wayback Machine, Simperdal, accessed 19 February 2011
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.

Coordinates: 2°53′00″S 104°22′59″E / 2.88333°S 104.38306°E / -2.88333; 104.38306