Bone Bolango Regency

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Bone Bolango Regency
Regency
Official seal of Bone Bolango Regency
Seal
Lokasi Gorontalo Kabupaten Bone Bolango.svg
Country Indonesia
Province Gorontalo
Capital Suwawa

Bone Bolango is a regency of Gorontalo Province, Indonesia, on the island of Sulawesi. It was established in 2003 under Law Number (Undang-Undang Nomor) 6/2003. Its regency seat is Suwawa. It has an area of 1,984.31 km² and population of 141,721 at the 2010 Census.

Administration[edit]

Formerly comprising four districts (kecamatan), the Regency is now divided into 17 districts, tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.[1]

Name English name Population
Census 2010
Tapa 6,871
Bolango Utara (North Bolango) 6,933
Bolango Selatan (South Bolango) 9,711
Bolango Timur (East Bolango) 4,995
Bolango Ulu 3,612
Former Bolango District 32,122
Kaliba 21,004
Botu Pingge 5,598
Tilongkabila 16,569
Former Kabila District 43,171
Suwawa 10,688
Suwawa Selatan (South Suwawa) 4,796
Suwawa Timur (East Suwawa) 6,578
Suwawa Tengah (Central Suwawa) 5,716
Former Bolango District 27,778
Bonepantai 9,776
Kabila Bone 9,755
Bone Raya 5,876
Bone 8,674
Bulawa 4,763
Former Bone District 38,844

Beaches and underwater cave[edit]

Olele Beach in Kabila Bone district is 27 kilometers from Gorontalo or around an hour's drive on poor condition roads. The beach is ideal for diving to see various giant coral sponges. In the left side of Olele's beach there is vertical Jin Cave with 50 metres depth. Olele Beach is protected from extreme current, so diving can be done day and night along the year. Besides the Olele dive site, there are totaling 23 spots along the southern coast of Gorontalo from Biluhu village to Bilungala village.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "A truly hidden paradise". April 15, 2013. 

Coordinates: 0°33′N 123°12′E / 0.550°N 123.200°E / 0.550; 123.200