Belitung Regency

Belitung Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of Bangka Belitung Islands Province, Indonesia, with the town of Tanjung Pandan as the regency seat. It formerly covered the whole of Belitung island, but subsequently the eastern districts on the island have been cut out to create a new East Belitung Regency (Belitung Timur). The regency now covers an area of 2,293.69 km2, and had a population of 156,765 at the 2010 Census[2] and 182,079 at the 2020 Census.[3]

Belitung Regency
Kabupaten Belitung
Coat of arms of Belitung Regency
Motto(s): 
Go Forward Introspective
Maju terus mawas diri (Indonesian)
Location within Bangka Belitung Islands
Location within Bangka Belitung Islands
Belitung Regency is located in Sumatra
Belitung Regency
Belitung Regency
Location in Sumatra and Indonesia
Belitung Regency is located in Indonesia
Belitung Regency
Belitung Regency
Belitung Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 2°52′S 107°42′E / 2.867°S 107.700°E / -2.867; 107.700
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceBangka Belitung Islands
Regency seatTanjung Pandan
Government
 • RegentSahani Saleh
 • Vice RegentErwandi A. Rani
Area
 • Total2,293.69 km2 (885.60 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total182,079
 • Density79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 719
Websiteportal.belitungkab.go.id

Administrative districtsEdit

The Regency is divided into five districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[4] and the 2020 Census.[5] The table includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) and the number of offshore islands in each district, and its post code.

Name Area
in
km2
Population
Census
2010[6]
Population
Census
2020
Number
of
kelurahan
Number
of
desa
Number
of
villages
Number
of
islands
Post
code
Membalong 909.55 24,295 26,833 12 12 30 33452
Tanjungpandan 378.45 86,487 103,062 7 9 16 5 33411 - 33417
Badau 458.20 12,821 15,168 7 7 8 33451
Sijuk 413.99 26,816 31,342 10 10 39 33414
Selat Nasik (a) 133.50 6,346 5,674 4 4 28 33481
Total 2,293.69 156,765 182,079 7 42 49 108

Note: (a) includes Mendanau Island, the fourth largest island within the province.

TransportationEdit

Laskar Pelangi Port

  • International terminal
  • Local terminal

Hotel and ResortEdit

  • Meigah Hotel
  • Grand Hatika Hotel
  • Demuon Hotel
  • Arnava Hotel Belitung
  • Grand Orion Hotel
  • Bahamas Hotel
  • Fairfield By Mariott
  • Martani Hotel
  • Billiton Hotel And Klab
  • Santika Hotel Belitung
  • Kelayang Beach Hotel
  • La lucia Hotel
  • BW Suite Hotel Belitung
  • Lorin resort
  • Bukit berahu hotel and resort
  • Swissbel Hotel and resort Belitung

Tourist AttractionEdit

  • Tanjung Kelayang beach
  • Tanjung tinggi beach
  • Danau Kaolin
  • Tanjung Pendam beach
  • Mount Tajam
  • Akaula sunset beach
  • Satam Roundebot
  • Penyabong Beach
  • Seliu island
  • Leebong island
  • Lengkuas island
  • Bird island
  • Bukit Baginda
  • Bukit Peramun
  • Tanjung Pandan Museum
  • Tanjung Binga beach
  • KV Senang
  • Rumah adat Belitung
  • Batu Mentas river
  • Kampong Dedaun{Dedaun Village}

FoodEdit

  • Gangan Belitung
  • Kempelang
  • Pempek Belitung
  • Peletek

Typical CountryEdit

  • Tarsius Tersier{Pelilean}
  • Pelandok

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 2°52′S 107°42′E / 2.867°S 107.700°E / -2.867; 107.700