West Halmahera Regency

West Halmahera Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Halmahera Barat) is a regency (on Halmahera Island) in North Maluku Province, Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,704.2 km2, and as of the 2010 Census it had a population of 100,424 people.[1] The latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 110,434. The capital lies at Jailolo.

West Halmahera Regency

Kabupaten Halmahera Barat
Official seal of West Halmahera Regency
Seal
West Halmahera Regency is located in Maluku
West Halmahera Regency
West Halmahera Regency
Location in Maluku, Halmahera and Indonesia
West Halmahera Regency is located in Halmahera
West Halmahera Regency
West Halmahera Regency
West Halmahera Regency (Halmahera)
West Halmahera Regency is located in Indonesia
West Halmahera Regency
West Halmahera Regency
West Halmahera Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°25′02″N 127°33′09″E / 1.4171°N 127.5526°E / 1.4171; 127.5526Coordinates: 1°25′02″N 127°33′09″E / 1.4171°N 127.5526°E / 1.4171; 127.5526
Country Indonesia
Province North Maluku
CapitalJailolo
Government
 • RegentDanny Missy
 • Vice RegentAhmad Zakir Mando
Area
 • Total1,704.20 km2 (658.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total110,434
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (IEST)
Area code(+62) 922
Websitehalbarkab.go.id

AdministrationEdit

The regency is divided into nine districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and 2010 Census populations.

Name English name Area in
km2
Population
Census 2010
Jailolo Selatan South Jailolo 220.9 14,144
Jailolo 305.5 27,541
Lainnya (extra-district
area)
3,416
Sahu 125.8 9,223
Sahu Timur East Sahu 266.2 8,015
Ibu Selatan South Ibu 375.1 10,335
Ibu 118.1 9,351
Ibu Utara North Ibu 204.3 7,773
Loloda 560.7 10,626

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