Donggala Regency

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Donggalai Regency
(Kabupaten Donggala)
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province Central Sulawesi
Capital Banawa
Area[1]
 • Total 13,593.5 km2 (5,248.5 sq mi)
 • Land 10,471.7 km2 (4,043.1 sq mi)
 • Water 3,121.8 km2 (1,205.3 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 277,236
 • Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Donggala is a regency in Central Sulawesi Province of Indonesia.

The capital of Donggala is Banawa, located a 30-minute drive (34 km) north from Palu the capital of the province. Habir Ponulele is the governor of the regency. The regency has a land area of 10,472 km² and had a population of 277,236 at the 2010 Census. the regency lies between 0° 30" north and 2°20" south latitude, and between 119° 45°" and 121° 45" east longitude.[1]

Administration[edit]

Before the Dutch assumed administration in 1904 under Governor-General J. B. van Heutsz, the area was the home of eight small kingdoms (kerajaan): Palu, Sigi Dolo, Kulawi, Biromaru, Banawa, Tawaili, Parigi, and Moutong.[2][3]

In 2010, Donggala Regency was divided into sixteen districts (kecamatan); [4] as of 2013 it was divided into twenty-one districts.[1] The district has 287 villages/wards.[1]

2010[edit]

Districts as of 2010 with the 2010 Census population of the then districts in parenthesis.[4]

  • Balaesang (22,796)
  • Balaesang Tanjung (10,350)
  • Banawa (32,018)
  • Banawa Selatan (South Banawa) (23,677)
  • Banawa Tengah (Central Banawa) (10,072)
  • Damsol (28,938)
  • Labuan (13,319)
  • Pinembani (5,936)
  • Rio Pakava (21,820)
  • Sindue (18,436)
  • Sindue Tobata (8,775)
  • Sindue Tombusabora (11,320)
  • Sirenja (20,206)
  • Sojol (25,419)
  • Sojol Utara (North Sojol) (9,356)
  • Tanantovea (15,182)

2013[edit]

Districts as of 2013:[1]

  • Balaesang,
  • Balaesang Tanjung (Balaesang Cape),
  • Banawa,
  • Banawa Selatan (South Banawa),
  • Damsol,
  • Dolo,
  • Dolo Selatan (South Dolo),
  • Gumbasa,
  • Kulawi,
  • Kulawi Selatan (South Kulawi),
  • Labuan,
  • Marawola,
  • Pipikoro,
  • Palolo,
  • Rio Pakava,
  • Sigi-Biromaru,
  • Sirenja,
  • Sojol,
  • Tana Mbulava,
  • Tana Ntovea (Tanantovea),
  • Tawaeli.

Tourist attractions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Rencana Pembangunan Jangka Panjang (Long-Term Development Plan)" (in Indonesian). Bagian Humas Pemkab Donggala (Public Relations Department, Donggala Regency). Archived from the original on 28 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sejarah Kabupaten Donggala (History of Donggala Regency)" (in Indonesian). Bagian Humas Pemkab Donggala (Public Relations Department, Donggala Regency). Archived from the original on 28 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Vickers, Adrian (2013). A History of Modern Indonesia (second ed.). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-1-107-01947-8. 
  4. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.


Coordinates: 0°41′40″S 119°43′50″E / 0.69444°S 119.73056°E / -0.69444; 119.73056