Melawi Regency

Melawi Regency is a regency of West Kalimantan province of Indonesia. It was created in 2003 from part of Sintang Regency. It covers an area of 10,640.8 km2, and had a population of 178,645 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 184,759. The principal town lies at Nanga Pinoh.

Melawi Regency
Official seal of Melawi Regency
Seal
Location within West Kalimantan
Location within West Kalimantan
Melawi Regency is located in Kalimantan
Melawi Regency
Melawi Regency
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
Melawi Regency is located in Indonesia
Melawi Regency
Melawi Regency
Melawi Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°20′10″S 111°41′53″E / 0.3361°S 111.6981°E / -0.3361; 111.6981
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Kalimantan
CapitalNanga Pinoh
Government
 • RegentPanji
 • Vice RegentDadi Sunarya Usfa Yursa
Area
 • Total10,640.80 km2 (4,108.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total184,759
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 561
Websitemelawikab.go.id

Administrative DistrictsEdit

Melawi Regency consists of eleven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

District Population
2010 Census
Sokan 14,773
Tanah Pinoh 14,178
Tanah Pinoh Barat
(West Tanah Pinoh)
11,433
Sayan 15,639
Belimbing 20,191
Belimbing Hulu
(Upper Belimbing)
8,687
Nanga Pinoh 39,604
Pinoh Selatan
(South Pinoh)
9,974
Pinoh Utara
(North Pinoh)
11,501
Ella Hilir
(Lower Ella)
15,280
Menukung 17,385
Totals 178,645

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 0°20′10″S 111°41′53″E / 0.3361°S 111.6981°E / -0.3361; 111.6981