Sarmi, Indonesia

Sarmi is a coastal town and administrative center of Sarmi Regency in province of Papua in Indonesia.

Sarmi

Indonesian: Sarmi
Sarmi is located in Western New Guinea
Sarmi
Sarmi
Location in Western New Guinea
Coordinates: 01°51′09.4″S 138°45′02.7″E / 1.852611°S 138.750750°E / -1.852611; 138.750750
Country Indonesia
RegionPapua
Province Papua
RegencySarmi Regency
Area
 • Total419 km2 (162 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total13,813
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+9 (Indonesia Eastern Time)
ClimateAf

GeographyEdit

Town resides on Sarmi Peninsula along the Pacific coast of main island of New Guinea.

The nearby Kumamba Islands are located 10 miles to the north of the Sarmi Peninsula.

ClimateEdit

Sarmi has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Sarmi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31.3
(88.3)
31.1
(88.0)
31.3
(88.3)
31.4
(88.5)
31.6
(88.9)
31.2
(88.2)
30.8
(87.4)
30.8
(87.4)
31.3
(88.3)
31.5
(88.7)
31.6
(88.9)
31.3
(88.3)
31.3
(88.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 27.0
(80.6)
26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
27.1
(80.8)
27.2
(81.0)
26.9
(80.4)
26.5
(79.7)
26.5
(79.7)
26.8
(80.2)
27.1
(80.8)
27.2
(81.0)
27.0
(80.6)
26.9
(80.5)
Average low °C (°F) 22.8
(73.0)
22.7
(72.9)
22.8
(73.0)
22.9
(73.2)
22.9
(73.2)
22.6
(72.7)
22.3
(72.1)
22.3
(72.1)
22.4
(72.3)
22.7
(72.9)
22.8
(73.0)
22.8
(73.0)
22.7
(72.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 268
(10.6)
210
(8.3)
280
(11.0)
227
(8.9)
256
(10.1)
204
(8.0)
230
(9.1)
222
(8.7)
211
(8.3)
204
(8.0)
199
(7.8)
229
(9.0)
2,740
(107.8)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]


AttractionsEdit

RailwayEdit

In the Papua Railway Development Plan, the province of Papua plans to build a railway connecting Jayapura, Sarmi, Nabire, and finally to connect the first phase of the project, which is expected to be completed in 2019, in Manokwari, and another branch to connect to Timika. Related issues are still under study.[4]

Administrative villagesEdit

  • Amsira Village
  • Bagaiserwar Village
  • Liki Village
  • Mararena Village
  • Sarmi Village
  • Sarmo Village
  • Sawar Village
  • Siaratesa Village

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistiuk, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ "Climate: Sarmi". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved July 25, 2020.
  3. ^ Doro Sarmi Beach
  4. ^ Ini Rute Jalur KA Papua Setelah Sorong-Manokwari