Asmat Regency

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Asmat Regency
(Kabupaten Asmat)
Regency
Lambang Kabupaten Asmat.jpeg
Seal
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Agats
Government
Area
 • Total 31,983.69 km2 (12,348.97 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 94,227
 • Density 2.9/km2 (7.6/sq mi)
Website www.asmatkab.go.id

Asmat Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in the southern portion of Papua province of Indonesia. It was split off from Merauke Regency (of which it formerly was a component part) on 12 November 2002. Asmat Regency consists of an area of 31,983.69 sq,kms, and had a population of 76,577 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 94,227, mostly from the Asmat ethnic group. The administrative centre of the regency is the town of Agats.

Administrative districts[edit]

Amat Regency comprises eight districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

District Population
2010 Census
Pantai Kasuari 16,026
Fayit 7,025
Atsy 13,838
Suator 6,453
Akat 5,375
Agats 12,905
Sawa Erma 13,549
Suru-Suru 1,406

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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