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Southeast Maluku Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Maluku Tenggara) is a regency of Maluku, Indonesia. It is coincident with the Kei Islands, except that the city of Tual, although within the Kei Islands geographically and the seat of the Regency's administration, is technically independent of the Regency. The land area of the Regency is 1,031.81 km², and it had a population of 96,442 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 107,428. The capital is located in Langgur.[2]

Southeast Maluku Regency

Kabupaten Maluku Tenggara
Official seal of Southeast Maluku Regency
Location within Maluku
Location within Maluku
Southeast Maluku Regency is located in Maluku
Southeast Maluku Regency
Southeast Maluku Regency
Location in Maluku and Indonesia
Southeast Maluku Regency is located in Indonesia
Southeast Maluku Regency
Southeast Maluku Regency
Southeast Maluku Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°39′17″S 132°44′22″E / 5.6548°S 132.7394°E / -5.6548; 132.7394Coordinates: 5°39′17″S 132°44′22″E / 5.6548°S 132.7394°E / -5.6548; 132.7394
 • RegentAnderias Rentanubun
 • Vice RegentYunus Serang
 • Total1,031.81 km2 (398.38 sq mi)
 • Total107,428
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (IEST)
Area code(+62) 916


As at 2010 the regency was divided into six districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.[3]

Name English name Area in Population
Census 2010
Kei Besar Great Kei 278.0 22,489
Kei Besar Selatan South Great Kei 117.9 7,589
Kei Besar Utara Timur Northeast Great Kei 157.6 9,626
Kei Kecil Little Kei 255.3 40,336
Kei Kecil Barat West Little Kei 89.2 5,728
Kei Kecil Timur East Little Kei 119.4 10,674

Subsequent to 2010, by 2018 five additional districts had been created from parts of existing districts - Hoat Sorbay, Kei Besar Selatan Barat (Southwest Great Kei), Kei Besar Utara Barat (Northwest Great Kei), Kei Kecil Timur Selatan (Southeast Little Kei) and Manyeuw.


Aerial view of Dumatubun Airport at Langgur

A small airport named Dumatubun Airport located in Langgur urban midwest.


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