East Kutai Regency

East Kutai Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Kutai Timur) is a regency of East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. It has an area of 35,747.50 km²[2] and had a population of 253,904 at the 2010 Census[3] and 434,459 at the 2020 Census.[4] The town of Sangatta is the capital of the regency.

East Kutai Regency
Kabupaten Kutai Timur
Regent office building
Regent office building
Coat of arms of East Kutai Regency
Location within East Kalimantan
Location within East Kalimantan
East Kutai Regency is located in Kalimantan
East Kutai Regency
East Kutai Regency
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
East Kutai Regency is located in Indonesia
East Kutai Regency
East Kutai Regency
East Kutai Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°02′16″N 117°49′52″E / 1.03769°N 117.83112°E / 1.03769; 117.83112Coordinates: 1°02′16″N 117°49′52″E / 1.03769°N 117.83112°E / 1.03769; 117.83112
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceEast Kalimantan
CapitalSangatta
Government
 • RegentArdiansyah Sulaiman
 • Vice RegentKasmidi Bulang
Area
 • Total35,747.5 km2 (13,802.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total434,459
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 549
Websitekutaitimurkab.go.id

There are several coal mining companies with concessions around this regency, including Kaltim Prima Coal, one of the largest coal mining companies in Indonesia.[citation needed] The regency also contains one of the largest coal mine in Asia - the East Kutai coal mine.

East Kutai is home to the world's oldest known figurative art at Lubang Jeriji Saléh.[5]

Administrative DistrictsEdit

East Kutai Regency is divided into eighteen districts (kecamatan),[2] tabulated below with their areas and their 2010 and 2020 Census populations[6][7] The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

District
Name
Area
in km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
No.
of
vill.
Post
codes
Muara Ancalong 2,739.30 12,511 15,246 6 75656 (a)
Busang 3,721.61 4,326 6,396 6 75556
Long Mesangat 526.98 4,250 7,168 7 75654
- 75656
Muara Wahau 5,724.32 15,734 35,963 10 75655
Telen 3,129.61 5,766 10,829 8 75554
Kongbeng 581.27 15,631 27,609 7 75555
Muara Bengkal 1,522.80 11,331 14,030 7 75656
Batu Ampar 204.50 4,201 7,673 7 75654
Sangatta Utara
(North Sangatta)
1,262.59 72,156 120,873 4 75681
Bengalon 3,196.24 22,698 45,314 11 75618
Teluk Pandan
(Pandan Bay)
831.00 12,208 18,791 6 75682
Sangatta Selatan
(South Sangatta)
1,660.85 18,194 30,117 4 75680
Rantau Pulung 143.82 7,203 12,167 9 75683
Sangkulirang (b) 3,322.80 16,181 26,449 15 75686
Kaliorang 438.91 7,998 15,355 7 75617
Sandaran (c) 3,419.30 6,494 12,604 9 75685
Kaubun 257.45 9,622 14,867 8 75619
Karangan 3,064.36 9,133 13,008 7 75684
Totals 35,747.50 253,904 434,459 141

Notes: (a) except the village of Kelinjau Ulu (which has a postcode of 75556). (b) includes 16 islands off the coast of Kalimantan. (c) includes 8 islands off the coast of Kalimantan.

ClimateEdit

Sangatta, the seat of the regency has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from July to October and heavy rainfall from November to June.

Climate data for Sangatta
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.0
(86.0)
30.2
(86.4)
30.4
(86.7)
30.4
(86.7)
30.6
(87.1)
30.1
(86.2)
29.7
(85.5)
30.2
(86.4)
30.3
(86.5)
30.9
(87.6)
30.6
(87.1)
30.3
(86.5)
30.3
(86.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.4
(79.5)
26.6
(79.9)
26.8
(80.2)
26.8
(80.2)
27.1
(80.8)
26.7
(80.1)
26.3
(79.3)
26.7
(80.1)
26.7
(80.1)
27.2
(81.0)
26.9
(80.4)
26.7
(80.1)
26.7
(80.1)
Average low °C (°F) 22.9
(73.2)
23.0
(73.4)
23.2
(73.8)
23.3
(73.9)
23.7
(74.7)
23.4
(74.1)
22.9
(73.2)
23.3
(73.9)
23.2
(73.8)
23.5
(74.3)
23.3
(73.9)
23.2
(73.8)
23.2
(73.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 157
(6.2)
142
(5.6)
190
(7.5)
203
(8.0)
201
(7.9)
157
(6.2)
107
(4.2)
115
(4.5)
117
(4.6)
123
(4.8)
193
(7.6)
190
(7.5)
1,895
(74.6)
Source: Climate-Data.org[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan PusatStatistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "www.kutaitimur.go.id". Archived from the original on 2008-06-16. Retrieved 2008-06-02.
  3. ^ "www.kutaitimur.go.id". Archived from the original on 2008-06-16. Retrieved 2008-06-02.
  4. ^ Baran Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  5. ^ Safutra, Ilham (9 November 2018). "Keren! Lukisan Binatang Tertua di Dunia Ada di Kaltim". Jawa Pos (in Indonesian). Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  8. ^ "Climate: Sangatta". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 24 November 2020.

External linksEdit