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Tolikara Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 5,588.13 km2, and had a population of 114,427 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 140,801. The administrative centre of Tolikara Regency is the town of Karubaga.

Tolikara Regency

Kabupaten Tolikara
Official seal of Tolikara Regency
Seal
Tolikara Regency is located in Western New Guinea
Tolikara Regency
Tolikara Regency
Tolikara Regency is located in Indonesia
Tolikara Regency
Tolikara Regency
Tolikara Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°25′36″S 137°25′01″E / 3.4266°S 137.4170°E / -3.4266; 137.4170Coordinates: 3°25′36″S 137°25′01″E / 3.4266°S 137.4170°E / -3.4266; 137.4170
Country Indonesia
ProvincePapua
CapitalKarubaga
Government
 • RegentUsman Wanimbo
 • Vice RegentDenis Wanimbo
Area
 • Total5,588.13 km2 (2,157.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total140,801
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Indonesia Eastern Time)
Area code(+62) 969
Websitewww.tolikarakab.go.id

Administrative DistrictsEdit

Tolikara Regency in 2010 comprised 35 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2] The number of districts was increased (by 2018) to 48, subdivided into 545 administrative villages.

HistoryEdit

The VI Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad took place in Tolikara in November–December 2010.[3]

The regency was the scene of a riot against Muslims during Eid prayer in 2015.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ The VI Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad

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