Bone Bolango Regency

Bone Bolango is a regency of Gorontalo Province, Indonesia, on the island of Sulawesi. It was established in 2003 under Law Number (Undang-Undang Nomor) 6/2003. Its regency seat is Suwawa. It has an area of 1,984.31 km² and population of 141,915 at the 2010 Census.

Bone Bolango Regency
Office of Bone Bolango Regent
Office of Bone Bolango Regent
Official seal of Bone Bolango Regency
Seal
Lokasi Gorontalo Kabupaten Bone Bolango.svg
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceGorontalo
CapitalSuwawa
Area
 • Total766.15 sq mi (1,984.31 km2)
Population
 (2010 Census)
 • Total141,915
 • Density190/sq mi (72/km2)

AdministrationEdit

Formerly comprising four districts (kecamatan), the Regency was by 2010 divided into seventeen districts, tabulated below with their areas and 2010 Census populations.[1]

Name English name Area in
km2
Population
Census 2010
Bolango Utara (North Bolango) 108.48 6,933
Bolango Ulu 264.42 3,612
Tapa 12.80 6,871
Bolango Selatan (South Bolango) 5.63 9,711
Bolango Timur (East Bolango) 12.11 4,995
Former Bolango District 403.44 32,122
Kabila 13.19 21,004
Botu Pingge 13.08 5,598
Tilongkabila 47.29 16,569
Former Kabila District 73.56 43,171
Suwawa 56.97 10,688
Suwawa Selatan (South Suwawa) 55.92 4,796
Suwawa Timur (East Suwawa) 828.15 6,578
Suwawa Tengah (Central Suwawa) 23.27 5,716
Former Suwana District 964.31 27,778
Kabila Bone 58.10 9,755
Bone Pantai 104.47 9,776
Bulawa 92.15 4,763
Bone Raya 62.82 5,876
Bone 155.70 8,674
Former Bone District 473.24 38,844

Since 2010, an eighteenth district has been created - Pinogu.

Beaches and underwater caveEdit

Olele Beach in Kabila Bone district is 27 kilometers from Gorontalo or around an hour's drive on poor condition roads. The beach is ideal for diving to see various giant coral sponges. In the left side of Olele's beach there is vertical Jin Cave with 50 metres depth. Olele Beach is protected from extreme current, so diving can be done day and night along the year. Besides the Olele dive site, there are totaling 23 spots along the southern coast of Gorontalo from Biluhu village to Bilungala village.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "A truly hidden paradise". April 15, 2013.

Coordinates: 0°33′N 123°12′E / 0.550°N 123.200°E / 0.550; 123.200