Sintang Regency

Sintang Regency (Chinese: 新当) is a regency of West Kalimantan province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 21,638.2 km2, and had a population of 364,759 at the 2010 Census[2] and 395,890 at the 2015 Census; the latest official estimate (for mid 2019) is 418,785.[3] The principal town lies at Sintang.

Sintang Regency

Kabupaten Sintang
Official seal of Sintang Regency
Seal
Location within West Kalimantan
Location within West Kalimantan
Sintang Regency is located in Kalimantan
Sintang Regency
Sintang Regency
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
Sintang Regency is located in Indonesia
Sintang Regency
Sintang Regency
Sintang Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°04′05″N 111°29′53″E / 0.06806°N 111.49806°E / 0.06806; 111.49806
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Kalimantan
CapitalSintang
Government
 • RegentJarot Winarno
 • Vice RegentAskiman
Area
 • Total21,638.20 km2 (8,354.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total418,785
 • Density19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 565
Websitesintang.go.id

Administrative DistrictsEdit

Following the separation of the southern part (11 districts) to form the separate Melawi Regency in 2003, the residual Sintang Regency consists of fourteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[4]

District Population
2010 Census
Serawai 21,922
Ambalau 12,867
Kayan Hulu
(Upper Kayan)
21,854
Sepauk 46,407
Tempunak 26,860
Sungai Tebelian 29,144
Sintang 59,410
Dedai 27,573
Kayan Hilir
(Lower Kayan)
24,423
Kelam Permai 15,276
Binjai Hulu
(Upper Binjai)
11,332
Ketungau Hilir
(Lower Ketungau)
20,567
Ketungau Tengah
(Central Ketungau)
27,421
Ketungau Hulu
(Upper Ketungau)
19,703
Totals 364,759

ClimateEdit

Sintang, the seat of the regency has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy to very heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Sintang
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.2
(86.4)
30.5
(86.9)
31.1
(88.0)
31.7
(89.1)
32.0
(89.6)
31.7
(89.1)
31.9
(89.4)
31.9
(89.4)
31.7
(89.1)
31.6
(88.9)
31.1
(88.0)
30.7
(87.3)
31.3
(88.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.3
(79.3)
26.5
(79.7)
26.8
(80.2)
27.3
(81.1)
27.5
(81.5)
27.1
(80.8)
27.1
(80.8)
27.1
(80.8)
27.0
(80.6)
27.0
(80.6)
26.8
(80.2)
26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.5)
Average low °C (°F) 22.4
(72.3)
22.5
(72.5)
22.6
(72.7)
22.9
(73.2)
23.0
(73.4)
22.5
(72.5)
22.3
(72.1)
22.3
(72.1)
22.4
(72.3)
22.5
(72.5)
22.5
(72.5)
22.5
(72.5)
22.5
(72.6)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 331
(13.0)
288
(11.3)
310
(12.2)
308
(12.1)
277
(10.9)
231
(9.1)
204
(8.0)
256
(10.1)
277
(10.9)
338
(13.3)
359
(14.1)
335
(13.2)
3,514
(138.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[5]

Baning Nature Tourist ParkEdit

The park is a tropical nature forest located in the city center, the only one in Indonesia which was announced in 1999.[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. ^ "Climate: Sintang". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Berwisata di Hutan Tengah Kota". January 17, 2012.

Coordinates: 0°04′05″N 111°29′53″E / 0.06806°N 111.49806°E / 0.06806; 111.49806