Banjar Regency

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Banjar Regency
Regency
Official seal of Banjar Regency
Seal
Motto: Barakat
Lokasi Kalimantan Selatan Kabupaten Banjar.svg
Country Indonesia
Province South Kalimantan
Capital Martapura
Area
 • Total 4,688 km2 (1,810 sq mi)
Population (2010 Indonesia census)
 • Total 506,204
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone WITA (UTC+8)
Area code(s) +62 511
Website www.banjarkab.go.id
Banjar Regency government office
Soeria Winata, regent of Martapura during colonial period in 1870.

Banjar Regency is one of the regencies in the Indonesian province of South Kalimantan; the capital is Martapura. This regency is noted for its diamond mines and its people's religiousity (of Islam). Motto: "Barakat" (Banjarese="Blessing").

Administration[edit]

The Banjar Regency is divided into nineteen districts (kecamatan), listed below with their population at the 2010 Census:[1]

Name Population
Census 2010
Aluh-Aluh 27,285
Aranio 8,246
Astambul 33,009
Beruntung Baru 13,181
East Martapura 29,200
Gambut 35,956
Karang Intan 30,679
Kertak Hanyar 38,909
Martapura 101,482
Mataraman 23,662
Paramasan 4,214
Pengaron 15,764
Sambung Makmur 10,562
Simpang Empat 33,033
Sungai Pinang 14,511
Sungai Tabuk 56,869
Tatah Makmur 10,974
Telaga Bauntung 3,112
West Martapura 16,972

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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