Yapen Islands Regency

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Yapen Islands Regency
Kabupaten Kepulauan Yapen
Official seal of Yapen Islands Regency
Yapen Islands Regency is located in Western New Guinea
Yapen Islands Regency
Yapen Islands Regency
Yapen Islands Regency is located in Indonesia
Yapen Islands Regency
Yapen Islands Regency
Yapen Islands Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°47′16″S 136°16′38″E / 1.7877°S 136.2772°E / -1.7877; 136.2772Coordinates: 1°47′16″S 136°16′38″E / 1.7877°S 136.2772°E / -1.7877; 136.2772
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Serui
 • Regent Toni Tesar
 • Vice Regent Frans Sanadi
 • Total 2,050 km2 (790 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 102,070
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone Indonesia Eastern Time (UTC+9)
Area code (+62) 983
Website www.kepyapenkab.go.id

Yapen Islands Regency is a regency (kabupaten) in Papua Province of northeastern Indonesia. It is in Cenderawasih Bay of Western New Guinea.


The regency includes the islands and island groups of the Yapen Islands archipelago, including Yapen island. Its capital is Serui, on Serui Island.

It covers an area of 2,050 km2 (790 sq mi), and had a population of 82,951 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 102,070.

Administrative Districts

The Yapen Islands regency comprises twelve districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

See also


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