Kutai Kartanegara Regency

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Kutai Kartanegara Regency
(Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara)
Official seal of Kutai Kartanegara Regency  (Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara)
Seal
Motto: 'Bena Benua Etam' (Kutai language: 'Care About Our Region')
Lokasi Kalimantan Timur Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara.svg
Kutai Kartanegara Regency  (Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara) is located in Indonesia
Kutai Kartanegara Regency  (Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara)
Kutai Kartanegara Regency
(Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara)
Coordinates: 1°18′40″S 116°31′36″E / 1.31111°S 116.52667°E / -1.31111; 116.52667Coordinates: 1°18′40″S 116°31′36″E / 1.31111°S 116.52667°E / -1.31111; 116.52667
Country Indonesia
Province East Kalimantan
Regency Kutai Kartanegara
Districts 18
Government
 • Regent Rita Widyasari
 • Vice Regent Ghufron Yusuf
Area
 • Total 27,263.10 km2 (10,526.34 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 626,286
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone WITA (UTC+8)
Website http://www.kutaikartanegarakab.go.id/

Kutai Kartanegara Regency (abbreviated as Kukar) is a regency of East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. It has an area of 27,263.10 km² (land) and water area of 4,097 km². The population of the regency was 626,286 at the 2010 Census. Tenggarong is the capital of the regency.

Administration[edit]

Kutai Kartanegara Regency is divided into 18 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:[1]

Name Population
Census 2010
Semboja 54,515
Muara Jawa 33,923
Sanga-Sanga 17,588
Loa Janan 56,071
Loa Kulu 39,938
Muara Muntai 17,315
Muara Wis 8,557
Kotabangun 31,292
Tenggarong 96,209
Sebulu 36,420
Tenggarong Seberang 61,441
Anggana 32,688
Muara Badak 39,834
Marang Kayu 23,394
Muara Kaman 33,909
Kenohan 9,861
Kembang Janggut 23,817
Tabang 9,908

Bukit Bangkirai[edit]

The location is about 58 kilometers or less than 45 minutes from the capital city, Balikpapan. Bukit Bangkirai is an 1,500-hectare natural tropical forest area with plants of Dipterocarpaceae family dominating, especially Bangkirai with 40–50 meters heights, so the location is called Bangkirai Hill or Bukit Bangkirai. With 123 bird species, Hylabates mueleri, Macaca nemestrina, Presbytus rubicunda, Macaca fascicularis, Susvittatus, Squiler, Corvus unicolor, Bukit Bangkirai has also endemic Black Orchid (Coelogyne pandurata) among 45 kinds of orchids. To see all of them we can use 64-meter long of canopy bridge which connects 5 big Bangkirai trees 30 meters from the ground.[2]

Mangrove information, research center[edit]

East Kalimantan province has developed an 18-hectare plot of land for mangrove information and research center in Sepatin village, in Anggana district, as Bali has done. It will functioning as a research, exhibition, information, breeding as well as education center on mangroves, especially in the Mahakam Delta.[3]

See also[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "Visiting Kutai Bukit Bangkirai". Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ "E Kalimantan to build mangrove information, research center". September 16, 2011. 

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