Kuantan Singingi Regency

Kuantan Singingi is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. The regency has an area of 7,656 km² and had a population of 292,116 at the 2010 Census and 313,986 at the 2015 Census; the latest official estimate (as at 1 July 2019) is 320,648.[2] The seat of the regency is the town of Teluk Kuantan.

Kuantan Singingi Regency

(Kabupaten Kuantan Singingi)
Official seal of Kuantan Singingi Regency
Seal
Lokasi Riau Kabupaten Kuantan Singingi.svg
Coordinates: 0°0′0″N 101°55′0″E / 0.00000°N 101.91667°E / 0.00000; 101.91667Coordinates: 0°0′0″N 101°55′0″E / 0.00000°N 101.91667°E / 0.00000; 101.91667
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceRiau
Regency seatTeluk Kuantan
Area
 • Total7,656 km2 (2,956 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2019)[1]
 • Total320,648
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)
Websitewww.kuansing.go.id

Administrative districtsEdit

The regency is divided into twelve districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[3]

Name Population
Census 2010
Benai 32,384
Cerenti 14,058
Gunung Toar 12,692
Hulu Kuantan 8,066
Inuman 14,391
Kuantan Hilir 26,021
Kuantan Mudik 31,799
Kuantan Tengah
(Central Kuantan)
52,708
Logas Tanah Darat 18,955
Pangean 17,161
Singingi 28,939
Singingi Hilir 34,942

The most attractive tourist event is the Pacu Jalur which is held in every August annually. Pacu Jalur is a kind of boat race.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.