Belu Regency

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Belu Regency
Regency
Official seal of Belu Regency
Seal
Location of Belu Regency in East Nusa Tenggara
Location of Belu Regency in East Nusa Tenggara
Country Indonesia
Province East Nusa Tenggara
Capital Atambua
Area
 • Total 944.24 sq mi (2,445.57 km2)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 352,400
 • Density 370/sq mi (140/km2)
  (including Malaka Regency)
Website http://www.belukab.go.id/

Belu Regency is a regency in East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. Established in 1958,[1] Belu Regency has its seat (capital) in Atambua. In December 2012 a separate Regency - Malaka Regency - was created from the southern half of Belu Regency.

Belu means friend in Tetum.

Administration[edit]

The Belu Regency was until 2013 divided into 24 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population. In 2013, the 12 southern kecamatan were removed to form the new Malaka Regency, leaving the 12 northern kecamatan in Belu Regency.

Name English name Population
Census 2010
Atambua 26,396
Atambua Barat West Atambua 21,604
Atambua Selatan South Atambua 22,464
Kakuluk Mesak 17,608
Lamaknen 11,583
Lamaknen Selatan South Lamaknen 7,312
Lasiolat 6,166
Nanaet Dubesi 4,0063
Raihat 13,319
Rai Manuk 14,411
Tasifeto Barat West Tasifeto 22,362
Tasifeto Timur East Tasifeto 20,932
Total for (reduced) Belu Regency 188,163
Botin Leobele 4,483
Io Kufeu 7,363
Kobalima 16,815
Kobalima Timur East Kobalima 6,010
Laen Manen 10,868
Malaka Barat West Malaka 19,792
Malaka Tengah Central Malaka 34,034
Malaka Timur East Malaka 9,142
Rinhat 13,408
Sasita Mean 7,946
Weliman 17,194
Wewiku 17,079
Total for (new) Malaka Regency 164,134

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Coordinates: 9°06′S 124°54′E / 9.100°S 124.900°E / -9.100; 124.900