Central Maluku Regency

Central Maluku Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Maluku Tengah) is a regency of Maluku, Indonesia. The Regency covers an area of 7,953.61 km2, and had a population of 361,698 at the 2010 Census;[1]. there was an estimate of 434,490 quoted as at 6 December 2012[2], but the most recent official estimate (as at January 2014) was 402,900. The principal town lies at Masohi, on Seram Island. The regency (kebupaten) is composed of the central part of the island of Seram, the Banda Islands, and the Lease Islands (Saparua, Haruku, and Nusa Laut), together with those parts of Ambon Island which are outside the City of Ambon.

Central Maluku Regency

Kabupaten Maluku Tengah
Official seal of Central Maluku Regency
Seal
Motto(s): 
Pamahanunusa
Location within Maluku
Location within Maluku
Central Maluku Regency is located in Seram Island
Central Maluku Regency
Central Maluku Regency
Location in Seram, Maluku and Indonesia
Central Maluku Regency is located in Maluku
Central Maluku Regency
Central Maluku Regency
Central Maluku Regency (Maluku)
Central Maluku Regency is located in Indonesia
Central Maluku Regency
Central Maluku Regency
Central Maluku Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°17′30″S 128°58′03″E / 3.29167°S 128.96750°E / -3.29167; 128.96750Coordinates: 3°17′30″S 128°58′03″E / 3.29167°S 128.96750°E / -3.29167; 128.96750
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceMaluku
CapitalMasohi
Government
 • RegentTuasikal Abua
 • Vice RegentMarlatu L. Leleury
Area
 • Total7,953.61 km2 (3,070.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total402,900
 • Density51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (IEST)
Area code(+62) 914
Websitemaltengkab.go.id

This regency is the second largest in area among Malukan regencies after Aru Islands Regency.[2]

AdministrationEdit

The regency is divided into eighteen districts (kecamatan),[3] tabulated below with their areas (in km2) and their populations at the 2010 Census.[4] The final column gives the Indonesian Population Aggregate Data by District (DAK2) as at 6 December 2012.[2]

Name English name Administrative
Centre
Area in
km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
DAK2
December 2012
Leihitu Hila 216.5 46,978 58,340
Leihitu Barat West Leihitu Larike 145.5 16,678 20,715
Sala Hutu Tulehu 143.3 46,703 53,322
(totals on Ambon Island) 505.3 110,359 132,377
Pulau Haruku Haruku Island Pelauw 174.8 24,207 29,715
Saparua Kota Saparua 168.1 32,475 20,202
Saparua Timur East Saparua Tuhaha (Note 1) (Note 1) 18,481
Nusa Laut Nusa Laut Island Ameth 26.8 5,322 6,610
(totals on Lease Islands) 369.7 62,004 75,008
Amahai Amahai 1,243.8 38,932 48,630
Kota Masohi Masohi Town Masohi 5.5 31,480 38,735
Seram Utara North Seram Wahai 3,401.1 39,249 20,302
Seram Utara Barat Northwest Seram Pasanea 822.4 9,260 11,520
Seram Utara Timur Kobi Northeast Seram Kobi Kobi (Note 2) (Note 2) 11,067
Seram Utara Timur Seti Northeast Seram Seti Kobisonta (Note 2) (Note 2) 14,293
Tehoru Tehoru 1,247.9 28,191 21,567
Teluk Elpaputih Elpaputih Bay Sahulau 916.3 10,822 11,433
Telutih Laimu (Note 3) (Note 3) 12,020
Teon Nila Serua Waipia 52.6 12,857 15,162
(totals on Seram Island) 7,689.6 170,791 204,729
Banda Banda Islands Banda Neira 45.6 18,544 22,376

Notes: 1. Figures for Saparua Timur are included in those for Saparua.
2. Figures for Seram Utara Timur Kobi and Seram Utara Timur Seti are included in those for Seram Utara.
3. Figures for Telutih are included in those for Tehoru.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Data Agregat Kependudukan Per Keramatan (DAK2) per 6 December 2012 - KPU
  3. ^ "Peraturan Menteri Dalam Negeri Nomor 18 Tahun 2013 Tentang Kode dan Data Wilayah Administrasi Pemerintahan". Archived from the original on 2017-04-29. Retrieved 2013-10-01.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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