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East Seram Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Seram Bagian Timur) is a regency of Maluku, Indonesia. It is mainly located on the island of Seram, but also includes smaller islands to the southeast such as Gorom and Wakate. The Regency covers a land area of 6,429.88 sq,km, and had a population of 99,065 at the 2010 Census[1]; the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 110,350. The principal town lies at Bula.

East Seram Regency

Kabupaten Seram Bagian Timur
Official seal of East Seram Regency
Seal
Location within Maluku
Location within Maluku
East Seram Regency is located in Seram Island
East Seram Regency
East Seram Regency
Location in Seram, Maluku and Indonesia
East Seram Regency is located in Maluku
East Seram Regency
East Seram Regency
East Seram Regency (Maluku)
East Seram Regency is located in Indonesia
East Seram Regency
East Seram Regency
East Seram Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°23′55″S 130°23′30″E / 3.3985°S 130.3917°E / -3.3985; 130.3917Coordinates: 3°23′55″S 130°23′30″E / 3.3985°S 130.3917°E / -3.3985; 130.3917
Country Indonesia
Province Maluku
CapitalBula
Government
 • RegentMukti Keliobas
 • Vice RegentFachri H. Alkatiri
Area
 • Total6,429.88 km2 (2,482.59 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total110,350
 • Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (IEST)
Area code(+62) 911
Websiteserambagiantimurkab.go.id

AdministrationEdit

At the time of the 2010 Census the regency was divided into six districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.

Name Area
in sq.km
Population
Census 2010
Bula 2,248.6 24,037
Seram Timur
(East Seram)
1,136.7 24,018
Tutuk Tolu 435.2 4,722
Werinama 1,823.8 9,752
Pulau Gorom
(Gorom Island)
152.0 27,285
Wakate 66.4 9,251

The first four of these six districts were on the island of Seram; Wakate and (Pulau) Gorom are groups of smaller islands situated to the southeast of Seram.

Subsequent to 2010, ten additional districts have been created by the division of the original six districts, so that the regency is now divided into sixteen districts (kecamatan). The ten new districts are:

  1. Siwalalat
  2. Teor - from part of Wakate
  3. Pulau Panjang (Panjang Island) - from part of Pulau Gorom
  4. Bula Barat (West Bula)
  5. Kilmury
  6. Gorom Timur (East Gorom) - from part of Pulau Gorom
  7. Teluk Waru (Waru Bay)
  8. Siritaun Wida Timur (East Siritaun Wida)
  9. Kian Darat
  10. Ukar Sengan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.