West Kutai Regency

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West Kutai Regency

Kabupaten Kutai Barat
Official seal of West Kutai Regency
Seal
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
Country Indonesia
Region Kalimantan
Province East Kalimantan
Capital Sendawar
Government
 • Regent FX. Yapan
 • Vice Regent Edyanto Arkan
Area
 • Total 17,307 km2 (6,682 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 140,097
 • Density 8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (ICST)
Area code (+62) 545
Website kutaibaratkab.go.id

West Kutai Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Kutai Barat) is a regency (kabupaten) in the Indonesian province of East Kalimantan. It had an area of 35,697 km² and 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 17,307 sq.km had a population of 140,097 at the 2010 Census. Sendawar is the capital.

Administration

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 16 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and 2010 Census population:[1]

Name Area in
sq.km
Population
Census 2010[2]
Bongan 2,415.3 8,997
Jempang 642.3 11,279
Penyinggahan 259.4 3,904
Muara Pahu 942.5 8,272
Siluq Ngurai 1,691.8 4,292
Muara Lawa 442.2 6,483
Bentian Besar 959.1 3,093
Damai 1,738.0 8,476
Nyuatan 1,352.6 5,348
Barong Tongkok 406.0 23,935
Linggang Bigung 470.2 13,712
Melak 212.4 10,596
Sekolaq Darat 69.8 8,394
Manor Bulatn 1,060.6 7,478
Long Iram 581.4 6,407
Tering 386.5 9,431

References

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

External links

  • Official website

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

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