Pesawaran Regency

Pesawaran Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,173.77 km2, and had a population of 398,848 at the 2010 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at mid 2019) was 444,380.[3] The regency seat is the town of Gedong Tataan. This regency was formerly part of South Lampung Regency from which it was separated in 2007.

Pesawaran Regency

(Kabupaten Pesawaran)
Coat of arms of Pesawaran Regency
Coat of arms
Location within Lampung
Location within Lampung
Pesawaran Regency is located in Southern Sumatra
Pesawaran Regency
Pesawaran Regency
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Pesawaran Regency is located in Sumatra
Pesawaran Regency
Pesawaran Regency
Pesawaran Regency (Sumatra)
Pesawaran Regency is located in Indonesia
Pesawaran Regency
Pesawaran Regency
Pesawaran Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°25′47″S 105°10′44″E / 5.4298°S 105.1790°E / -5.4298; 105.1790
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceLampung
Regency seatGedong Tataan
Government
 • RegentDendi Ramadhona
 • Vice RegentEriawan
Area
 • Total1,173.77 km2 (453.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total444,380
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 721
Websitepesawarankab.go.id

Administrative divisionsEdit

Administratively at 2010 the regency was divided into seven districts (kecamatan). However, since 2010 four new districts have been created from parts of existing districts, bringing the total to eleven districts. The four new districts were Marga Punduh, Teluk Pandan, Way Khilau and Way Ratai. The eleven districts are tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census,[4] together with the latest official estimates (for mid 2019).[5] The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district and its post code.

Name Area
in
km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Estimate
mid 2019
No.
of
vill.
Post
code
Punduh Pidada (a) 115.79 25,943 13,619 11 35454
Marga Punduh 111.00 (b) 13,744 10 35453
Padang Cermin (c) 317.63 88,795 29,181 16 35351
Teluk Pandan (d) (b) 38,007 10 35350
Wai Ratai (d) (b) 36,740 10 35455
Kedondong 67.00 57,698 34,573 13 35368
Wai Khilau 64.11 (b) 27,448 9 35369
Wai Lima 99.83 29,442 31,148 16 35367
Gedong Tataan 97.06 86,059 99,982 19 35366
Negeri Katon 152.69 61,158 66,860 19 35353
Tegineneng 151.26 49,753 53,078 16 35363
Totals 1,173.77 398,848 444,380 144

Notes: (a) the district includes 30 islands off the south coast of Sumatra, the largest being Pulau Legundi and Pulau Siancal. (b) the population at 2010 census of these four new districts is included in the figure for the district from which they were separated. (c) the district includes 7 islands off the south coast of Sumatra. (d) the areas of Teluk Pandan District and Wai Ratai District are included in the figure quoted for Padang Cermin District, from which they were separated on 18 November 2014.

HistoryEdit

In September 2010, a number of people in Umbul Baru were rushed to a community health center after consuming water poisoned by industrial waste which was allegedly dumped in the Cikantor River by the gold mining company PT Napal Umbar Picung (NUP).[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  6. ^ "Environment Watch: Lampung gold mines 'polluting' waters". Jakarta Post. 3 September 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2011.

Coordinates: 5°25′47″S 105°10′44″E / 5.4298°S 105.1790°E / -5.4298; 105.1790