Tanggamus Regency

Tanggamus Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 3356.61 km² and a population of 534,595 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 562,274.[2] The regency seat is Kota Agung Pusat. The regency was created on 21 March 1997.

Tanggamus Regency

(Kabupaten Tanggamus)
Official seal of Tanggamus Regency
Seal
Location within Lampung
Location within Lampung
Tanggamus Regency is located in Southern Sumatra
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Tanggamus Regency is located in Sumatra
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency (Sumatra)
Tanggamus Regency is located in Indonesia
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°23′06″S 104°37′25″E / 5.3851°S 104.6235°E / -5.3851; 104.6235
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceLampung
Regency seatKota Agung Pusat
Government
 • RegentSamsul Hadi
 • Vice Regentvacant
Area
 • Total3,356.61 km2 (1,295.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total562,274
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 722
Websitetanggamus.go.id

Administrative districtsEdit

Tanggamus Regency is divided into twenty administrative districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[3]

HistoryEdit

In the winter of 2009/2010, the regency suffered from flooding, which saw some 80 percent of the forest in Tanggamus severely damaged. Landslides occurred in the district of Semaka and the flooding drowned several elephants including one within the protected Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and another at the Way Kerap Dam in Tanggamus.[4]

Tourist attractionsEdit

  • Kiluan Bay
  • Gigi Hiu Beach
  • Tanggamus Mountain
  • Sawmiil Beach
  • Way Lalaan Waterfall
  • Jarum Lebuay Waterfall
  • Batutegi Dam
  • Lembah Pelangi Waterfall

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2015.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ "Elephant dies, swept away by Tanggamus floods". Jakarta Post. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2011.

Coordinates: 5°23′06″S 104°37′25″E / 5.3851°S 104.6235°E / -5.3851; 104.6235