Muna Regency

Muna Regency (Kabupaten Muna) is a regency of Southeast Sulawesi Province of Indonesia, covering parts of the island of Muna as well as part of the neighbouring Buton Island and smaller islands off its coast. Until 2014 it had an area of 2,945.05 km2, but in that year the western eleven districts of that Regency were split off to form a new West Muna Regency. The reduced regency now covers an area of 2,057.69 km2, and the districts comprising that area had a population of 196,645 at the 2010 Census; the total at the 2020 Census was 215,527.[2] The principal town lies at Raha, in Katobu District.

Muna Regency

Kabupaten Muna
Sea in Tampo Village, Napabalano District, Muna Regency
Sea in Tampo Village, Napabalano District, Muna Regency
Coat of arms of Muna Regency
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Sowite (Muna)
(For the sake of my land)
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
Muna Regency is located in Sulawesi
Muna Regency
Muna Regency
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
Muna Regency is located in Indonesia
Muna Regency
Muna Regency
Muna Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°50′33″S 122°38′53″E / 4.84250°S 122.64806°E / -4.84250; 122.64806
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceSoutheast Sulawesi
CapitalRaha
Government
 • RegentLaode Muhammad Rusman Emba
 • Vice RegentMalik Ditu
Area
 • Total2,057.69 km2 (794.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total215,527
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 403
Websitemunakab.go.id

AdministrationEdit

The Muna Regency was divided until 2014 into 33 districts (kecamatan), but following the separation of the eleven districts in the west of the island, the remaining twenty-two districts are tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[3] and the 2020 Census.[4]

Name Area
in
km2.
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
No. of
Villages
Post
Code
Tongkuno (a) 440.98 14,380 15,719 12 93662
Tongkuno Selatan
(South Tongkuno)
57.26 5,264 6,267 6 93665
Parigi 123.76 10,904 12,272 11 93667
Bone
(Bone Tondo)
130.09 5,133 5,739 5 93663
Marobo 41.37 6,116 6,491 5 93666
Kabawo 204.94 12,172 12,991 11 93661
Kabangka 97.62 9,148 10,007 9 93664
Kontukuwuna 70.56 3,736 4,331 6 93660
Central Muna totals 1,166.58 66,853 73,817 65
Kontunaga 50.88 7,619 8,457 7 93625
Watopute 100.12 11,684 13,122 8 93624
Katobu 12.88 28,360 26,896 8 93611
-93616
Lohia (b) 49.81 13,282 14,825 9 93626
Duruka (c) 11.52 11,207 12,633 7 93618
Batalaiworu 22.71 12,640 15,240 4 93614
Napabalano (d) 105.47 10,785 11,723 6 93622
Lasalepa 107.92 10,005 11,204 7 93621
Towea(e) 29.02 4,722 5,076 5 93623
Northeast Muna totals 490.33 110,304 119,176 61
Pasir Putih (f) 89.53 4,071 4,591 6 93685
Pasi Kolaga (f) 48.77 3,856 4,203 4 93684
Wakorumba Selatan (f)
(South Wakorumba)
95.00 4,209 4,618 5 93681
Batukara (f) 69.39 2,244 2,667 4 93682
Maligano (f) 98.09 5,108 6,455 6 93683
West Buton totals (f) 400.78 19,488 22,534 25

Notes:

  • (a) Tongkuno District includes 43 small islands.
  • (b) Lohia District includes 87 small islands.
  • (c) Duruka District includes 4 small islands.
  • (d) Napabalano District includes 6 small islands.
  • (e) Towea is an island off the north coast of Muna.
  • (f) the five last-named above lie on the west coast of Buton Island, not on Muna Island. Pasir Putih District includes 3 small islands and Wakorumba Seletan District includes 2 small islands.

ReferencesEdit

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

Coordinates: 4°50′33″S 122°38′53″E / 4.84250°S 122.64806°E / -4.84250; 122.64806