West Kutai Regency

West Kutai Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Kutai Barat) is a regency (kabupaten) in the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan. It previously covered a much greater area, with a population of 165,091 at the 2010 Census, but in December 2012 the five northernmost districts were split off to form a new Mahakam Ulu Regency; the residual area of 20,384.6 km2 had a population of 140,097 at the 2010 Census, and 165,938 at the 2020 Census.[2] The town of Sendawar is the administrative capital.

West Kutai Regency

Kabupaten Kutai Barat
Coat of arms of West Kutai Regency
Coat of arms
Location within East Kalimantan
Location within East Kalimantan
West Kutai Regency is located in Kalimantan
West Kutai Regency
West Kutai Regency
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
West Kutai Regency is located in Indonesia
West Kutai Regency
West Kutai Regency
West Kutai Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°35′39″S 115°30′57″E / 0.5942°S 115.5157°E / -0.5942; 115.5157
CountryIndonesia
RegionKalimantan
ProvinceEast Kalimantan
CapitalSendawar
Government
 • RegentFX. Yapan
 • Vice RegentEdyanto Arkan
Area
 • Total20,384.60 km2 (7,870.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total165,938
 • Density8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 545
Websitekutaibaratkab.go.id

Administrative DistrictsEdit

Following the removal of the northern five districts in December 2012 to form the new Mahakam Ulu Regency, the residual West Kutai Regency is divided into sixteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their 2010 and 2020 Census populations.[3][4] The table also includes the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

District
Name
Area
in km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
No.
of
vill.
Post
codes
Bongan 2,305.3 8,997 10,499 16 75772
Jempang 744.5 11,279 11,211 12 75773
Penyinggahan 192.1 3,904 3,815 6 75763
Muara Pahu 1,110.6 8,272 8,344 12 75774
Siluq Ngurai 1,629.1 4,292 5,880 16 75771
Muara Lawa 436.7 6,483 7,033 8 75775
Bentian Besar 1,856.1 3,093 3,213 9 75778
Damai 2,027.5 8,476 10,549 17 75777
Nyuatan 1,343.3 5,348 6,357 10 75776
& 75777
Barong Tongkok 405.9 23,935 31,746 21 75776
Linggang Bigung 2,299.1 13,712 15,843 11 75576
Melak 179.2 10,596 15,041 6 75765
Sekolaq Darat 49.3 8,394 10,301 8 75764
Mook Manaar
Bulatn
2,964.6 7,478 8,409 16 75765 (a)
Long Iram (b) 2,499.5 6,407 7,184 11 75766
Tering 341.8 9,431 10,513 15 75760
Totals 20,384.6 140,097 165,918 194

Notes: (a) except the four villages of Abit, Muara Jawaq, Rembayan and Tondah (which share a postcode of 75774). (b) includes the riverine island of Pulau Kualan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barat Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 0°35′39″S 115°30′57″E / 0.5942°S 115.5157°E / -0.5942; 115.5157