Central Buton Regency

Central Buton Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Buton Tengah) is a new regency of Southeast Sulawesi established by separation from Buton Regency under Act No.15 of 2014, dated 23 July 2014. It covers an area of 848.6 sq.km. The administrative centre lies at Labungkari.[3] It had a population of 86,112 at the 2010 Census.

Central Buton Regency

Kabupaten Buton Tengah
Official seal of Central Buton Regency
Seal
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
Central Buton Regency is located in Sulawesi
Central Buton Regency
Central Buton Regency
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
Central Buton Regency is located in Indonesia
Central Buton Regency
Central Buton Regency
Central Buton Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°18′41″S 122°27′24″E / 5.311493°S 122.456664°E / -5.311493; 122.456664Coordinates: 5°18′41″S 122°27′24″E / 5.311493°S 122.456664°E / -5.311493; 122.456664
CountryIndonesia
RegionSulawesi
ProvinceSoutheast Sulawesi
Established24 July 2014; 5 years ago (2014-07-24)[1]
Founded byGovernment of Indonesia
CapitalLabungkari
Government
 • RegentSamahuddin
 • Vice RegentLa Ntau
Area
 • Total848.6 km2 (327.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Total115,698
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 402
Websitebutontengahkab.go.id

Administrative districtsEdit

The Central Buton Regency is divided into seven districts (kecamatan),[4][5], tabulated below with their areas and 2010 Census populations.[6]

Name Area in
sq.km.
Population
Census
2010
No. of
Villages
Post
Code
Mawasangka 224.5 22,054 19 93762
Mawasangka Tengah
(Central Mawasangka)
125.1 9,147 10 93764
Mawasangka Timur
(East Mawasangka)
93.9 4,839 8 93765
Lakudo 206.2 20,210 15 93763
Gu 99.8 15,836 12 93761
Sangia Wambulu 5.4 5,003 6 93760
Talaga Raya 1 93.7 9,023 7 93766

1 includes 5 small islands off the south coast of Kabaena.

The new Regency thus comprises six districts in the southern part of Muna Island together with one district (Talaga Raya) in the southern part of Kabaena Island. It notably does not contain any portion of Buton Island.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pembentukan Kabupaten Buton Tengah Di Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara" (PDF) (in Indonesian). Government of Indonesia.
  2. ^ The Regency Government of Buton recorded total population before the establishment of new regency in Southeast Sulawesi
  3. ^ "UNDANG-UNDANG REPUBLIK INDONESIA NOMOR 15 TAHUN 2014 PEMBENTUKAN KABUPATEN BOTON TENGAH DI PROVINSI SULAWESI TENGGARA" (in Indonesian). Government of Indonesia.
  4. ^ "Pembagian Administrasi Kabupaten Buton Tengah" (in Indonesian). BPK Kendari.
  5. ^ "Pembagian Administrasi Kabupaten Buton Tengah" (in Indonesian). Peta Tematik Indonesia.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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