Ketapang Regency

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Ketapang Regency
(Kabupaten Ketapang)
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province West Kalimantan
Capital Ketapang
Government
 • Regent Drs. Henrikus, Msi.
Area
 • Total 31,240.74 km2 (12,062.12 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 442,090
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Ketapang Regency is a regency in the south of the province of West Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo in Indonesia. Ketapang Regency occupies an area of 31,240.74 km², and at the census in 2010 it had 427,460 inhabitants following the splitting off of five districts in the northwest of the regency in 2007 to form the new North Kayong Regency; the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 442,090. The principal town lies at Ketapang.

Ketapang was part of Tanjungpura Kingdom

Administrative Districts[edit]

Following the splitting off of the five districts to form the North Kayong Regency in 2007, the Ketapang Regency now consists of twenty districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census[1] and their administrative centres:

District Population
2010 Census[2]
Kendawagan 32,505
Manis Mata 24,627
Marau 11,901
Singkup 6,154
Air Upas 16,620
Jelai Hulu 15,648
Tumbang Titi 23,286
Pemahan 4,446
Sungai Melayu Rayak 11,650
Matan Hilir Selatan 30,528
Benua Kayong 35,165
Matan Hilir Utara 14,739
Delta Pawan 71,509
Muara Pawan 13,109
Nanga Tayap 27,490
Sandai 24,474
Hulu Sungai 11,553
Sungai Laur 16,702
Simppang Hulu 27,847
Simpang Dua 7,507

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.