Jeneponto Regency

Jeneponto Regency is a regency of South Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. It covers the south coast of the southern peninsula of Sulawesi, with a total area of 749.79 km2 and a population of 342,222 at the 2010 Census[1] and 401,610 at the 2020 Census.[2] The principal town lies at Bontosunggu. The northern part of the regency (including an inland salient towards the northeast forming Rumbia District) consists of a plateau with an altitude of 500 to 1400 metres above sea level, the middle part has an altitude of 100 to 500 metres, while the south includes lowland areas with an altitude of 0 to 150 metres, including a coastline of 114 km on the Flores Sea.

Jeneponto Regency

Kabupaten Jeneponto
Logo Jeneponto.png
Coat of arms
Location within South Sulawesi
Location within South Sulawesi
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceSouth Sulawesi
CapitalBontosunggu
Area
 • Total749.79 km2 (289.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total401,610
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+08:00 (WITA)

Administrative DistrictsEdit

Jeneponto Regency is divided into eleven Districts (Kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[3] and 2020 Census.[4]

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
Census
2020
Bangkala 121.82 49,859 59,420
Bangkala Barat
(West Bangkala)
152.96 26,340 30,524
Tamalatea 57.58 40,351 49,506
Bontoramba 88.30 34,975 40,061
Binamu 69.49 52,520 63,570
Turatea 53.76 29,919 35,084
Batang 33.04 19,192 21,519
Arungkeke 29.91 18,233 21,318
Tarowang 40.68 22,337 24,845
Kelara 43.95 26,440 30,291
Rumbia 58.30 22,634 25,472
Totals 749.79 342,222 401,610

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.

Coordinates: 5°40′S 119°38′E / 5.667°S 119.633°E / -5.667; 119.633