Kolaka Regency

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Kolaka Regency
Kabupaten Kolaka
Regency
Official seal of Kolaka Regency
Seal
Country Indonesia
Province Southeast Sulawesi
Capital Kolaka
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 314,812
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Kolaka Regency (Kabupaten Kolaka) is a regency of Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The principal town lies at Kolaka.

On 14 December 2012, the Indonesian Parliament approved the establishment of a new East Kolaka Regency (Kolaka Timur), to be split off from the existing Kolaka Regency; the new regency - which came into effect in 2013 under Law No. 8 of 2013 - comprises the 9 districts detailed below.

Administration[edit]

The Kolaka Regency was until 2013 divided into 20 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.[1] In 2013, the 9 eastern kecamatan were removed to form the new Kolaka Timur (East Kolaka) Regency, leaving the 11 western kecamatan in Kolaka Regency.

Name Population
Census 2010
Watubangga 14,169
Tanggetada 13,310
Toari 8,925
Polinggona 6,497
Pomalaa 28,199
Wundulako 18,588
Baula 10,126
Kolaka 36,147
Latambaga 27,558
Wolo 24,253
Samaturu 21,045
Total for
(reduced) Kolaka Regency
208,817

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 4°02′57″S 121°36′59″E / 4.04917°S 121.61639°E / -4.04917; 121.61639