Kapuas Hulu Regency

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Kapuas Hulu Regency
(Kabupaten Kapuas Hulu)
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province West Kalimantan
Capital Putussibau
Area
 • Total 29,842 km2 (11,522 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 229,764
 • Density 7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Kapuas Hulu (Upper Kapuas River) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Kalimantan province of Indonesia. The region is home to a diversity of indigenous groups, including the Iban and the Silat. Towns along the Kapuas River include Sintang, Nanga Lebang, Nanga Ketungau, Nanga Silat, Semitau, Nanga Bunut, and Putussibau, the regency's administrative centre. It covers an area of 29,842 sq.kms, and had a population of 222,160 at the 2010 Census[1]; the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 229,764.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.