North Buton Regency

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North Buton Regency
Regency
Official seal of North Buton Regency
Seal
Country Indonesia
Province Southeast Sulawesi
Capital Buranga
Area
 • Total 1,864.91 km2 (720.05 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 59,281
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

North Buton Regency (Kabupaten Buton Utara) is a regency of Indonesia's Southeast Sulawesi Province, which was separated from Buton Regency in accordance with Indonesia's Law Number 14 of 2007. The area of the regency is 1,864.91 sq.kms, and its population according to the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 59,281. The principal town lies at Buranga.[1]

Administration[edit]

North Buton Regency was divided at 2010 into six districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.[2]

Name Population
Census 2010
Bonegunu 7,727
Kambowa 6,224
Wakorumba 6,513
Kulisusu 20,652
Kulisusu Barat
(West Kulisusu)
5,823
Kulisusu Utara
(North Kulisusu)
7,797

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kemendagri Tegaskan Buranga Ibu Kota Buton Utara". September 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 4°46′48″S 122°58′53″E / 4.78000°S 122.98139°E / -4.78000; 122.98139