Curup is a town and district of Rejang Lebong Regency, part of Bengkulu Province of Indonesia. It is also the administrative capital of the regency. Curup is the second-largest town in the province of Bengkulu. Curup District has an area of 6.21 km², consisting of nine Administrative villages, with 26,971 residents at the 2020 Census.[1] However, the urban area of which Curop District is the centre - including also South Curup (Curop Selatan), North Curup (Curop Utara), Central Curup (Curop Tengah), and East Curup (Curop Timur) Districts - covered 174.05 km² and had a 2020 Census population of 129,716.[2]

Curup is the main producing areas of rice, vegetables and coffee in Bengkulu Province, whose harvest are sent to the Palembang, Jambi, Padang, Lampung and Jakarta.

Some of the famous tourist spot is Suban Hot Spring, Bastari Lake, Mount Kaba, Waterfall in Kepala Curup, Tabarena and prehistoric sites such as Panco Stone.

This area is also known as the habitat of Rafflesia arnoldii.

ClimateEdit

Curup has an elevation moderated tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from June to August and heavy rainfall in the remaining months.

Climate data for Curup
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27.8
(82.0)
28.3
(82.9)
28.5
(83.3)
28.6
(83.5)
28.7
(83.7)
28.4
(83.1)
28.1
(82.6)
28.2
(82.8)
28.1
(82.6)
27.9
(82.2)
27.8
(82.0)
27.5
(81.5)
28.2
(82.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 23.1
(73.6)
23.3
(73.9)
23.5
(74.3)
23.7
(74.7)
23.8
(74.8)
23.3
(73.9)
22.9
(73.2)
23.1
(73.6)
23.2
(73.8)
23.1
(73.6)
23.2
(73.8)
23.0
(73.4)
23.3
(73.9)
Average low °C (°F) 18.4
(65.1)
18.4
(65.1)
18.5
(65.3)
18.9
(66.0)
18.9
(66.0)
18.3
(64.9)
17.8
(64.0)
18.0
(64.4)
18.3
(64.9)
18.4
(65.1)
18.6
(65.5)
18.5
(65.3)
18.4
(65.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 285
(11.2)
223
(8.8)
239
(9.4)
221
(8.7)
155
(6.1)
101
(4.0)
86
(3.4)
115
(4.5)
166
(6.5)
238
(9.4)
249
(9.8)
275
(10.8)
2,353
(92.6)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  3. ^ "Climate: Curup". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved November 11, 2020.

Coordinates: 3°28′00″S 102°31′01″E / 3.4667°S 102.5170°E / -3.4667; 102.5170