West Muna Regency

West Muna Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Muna Barat) is a new regency of Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia, established in 2014 under Act No.14 of 2014, dated 23 July 2014 by separation from the Muna Regency. It covers an area of 1,022.9 km2, and the districts comprising it had a population of 71,632 at the 2010 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at 2018) is 78,630.[3] The administrative centre lies at Laworo. [4]

West Muna Regency

Kabupaten Muna Barat
Official seal of West Muna Regency
Seal
Motto(s): 
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Location within Southeast Sulawesi
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
West Muna Regency is located in Sulawesi
West Muna Regency
West Muna Regency
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
West Muna Regency is located in Indonesia
West Muna Regency
West Muna Regency
West Muna Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°47′24″S 122°29′48″E / 4.7900362°S 122.4966354°E / -4.7900362; 122.4966354Coordinates: 4°47′24″S 122°29′48″E / 4.7900362°S 122.4966354°E / -4.7900362; 122.4966354
CountryIndonesia
RegionSulawesi
ProvinceSoutheast Sulawesi
Established24 July 2014; 6 years ago (2014-07-24)[1]
Founded byGovernment of Indonesia
CapitalLaworo
Government
 • RegentLaode Muhammad Rajiun Tumada
 • Vice RegentAhmad Lamani
Area
 • Total1,022.9 km2 (394.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total78,630
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 403
Websitemunabaratkab.go.id

Administrative districtsEdit

The West Muna Regency, created in 2014, is divided into the following eleven districts (kecamatan),[5] tabulated below with their 2010 Census populations.[6]

Name Area in
km2.
Population
Census
2010
No. of
Villages
Post
Code
Tiworo Kepulauan1
(Tiworo Islands)
64.2 6,406 9 93653
Maginti2 51.1 8,226 8 93643
Tiworo Tengah3
(Central Tiworo)
66.2 6,503 8 93654
Tiworo Selatan
(South Tiworo)
48.5 4,830 5 93644
Tiworo Utara
(North Tiworo)
46.7 4,863 7 93656
Lawa 134.3 7,430 8 93651
Sawerigadi 104.2 6,284 10 93657
Barangka 43.5 5,978 8 93650
Wadaga 106.6 5,706 7 93652
Kusambi 71.8 10,699 10 93655
Napano Kusambi 86.5 4,707 6 93658

Notes:

  • 1 Tiworo Kepulauan district comprises a group of 12 islands off the northwest coast of Muna.
  • 2 Maginto district includes 7 small islands off the west coast of Muna.
  • 3 Tiworo Tengah district includes 12 small islands off the west coast of Muna.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pembentukan Kabupaten Muna Barat Di Provinsi Sulawesi Tenggara" (PDF) (in Indonesian). Government of Indonesia.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  4. ^ "UNDANG-UNDANG REPUBLIK INDONESIA NOMOR 14 TAHUN 2014 PEMBENTUKAN KABUPATEN MUNA BARAT DI PROVINSI SULAWESI TENGGARA" (in Indonesian). Government of Indonesia.
  5. ^ "Pembagian Administrasi Kabupaten Muna Barat" (in Indonesian). Peta Tematik Indonesia.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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