North Konawe Regency

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North Konawe Regency
Kabupaten Konawe Utara
Regency
Official seal of North Konawe Regency
Seal
Country Indonesia
Province Southeast Sulawesi
Capital Wanggudu
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 51,447[1]
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

North Konawe Regency (Kabupaten Konawe Utara) is a regency of Southeast Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The principal town lies at Wanggudu.

Administration[edit]

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

Name Population
Census 2010
Sawa 7,105
Lembo 4,344
Lasolo 10,463
Molawe 5,412
Asera 13,745
Langgikima 3,998
Wiwirano 6,466

Wawolesea Karst[edit]

Wawolesea Karst is rare and unique, 80 kilometers north of Kendari or just 10 kilometers from Tanjung Taipa Beach. There are a 500 meter square pond several meters from the beach with altar and travertine columns which formed by salty water hot fountain. The salty water came from tunnels below sea level and the hot water with temperature between 35 to 45 Celsius degrees came from active tectonic. The hot sandy around them is suitable for Maleo birds to bury their eggs which will hatch by hot sandy temperature. Anoa as endemic animal can be found also in this area.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ "Wawolesea". Retrieved February 4, 2012. 

Coordinates: 3°24′41″S 122°01′12″E / 3.4114°S 122.0200°E / -3.4114; 122.0200