North Barito Regency

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North Barito Regency
(Kabupaten Barito Utara)
Regency
Lokasi Kalimantan Tengah Kabupaten Barito Utara.svg
Country Indonesia
Region Kalimantan
Province Central Kalimantan
Capital Muara Taweh
Area
 • Total 3,200 sq mi (8,300 km2)
Population (2014)
 • Total 130,178
 • Density 41/sq mi (16/km2)

North Barito Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Barito Utara) is one of the thirteen regencies which divide the Central Kalimantan Province on the island of Kalimantan, Indonesia. Muara Taweh is the capital of North Barito Regency. The population of North Barito Regency was 121,573 at the 2010 Census,[1] but the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 130,178.

Administrative Districts[edit]

North Barito Regency consists of six districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

District Population
2010 Census
Montalat 10,604
Gunung Timang 10,029
Gunung Purei 2,426
Teweh Timur
(East Teweh)
7,221
Teweh Tengah
(Central Teweh)
69,941
Lahei 21,352

Demographics[edit]

Religion as of the Indonesia 2010 census:[3]

Airports[edit]

A new airport is built by Muara Taweh now and predicted initial operation in 2013. The airport covers 180 hectares area and will has 2,250 metres length and 30 metres width of runway to accommodate wide body aircraft. The new airport will replace Beringin Airport which cannot be expanded.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Bandara Barito Utara Selesai 2013". March 20, 2012.