Nunukan Regency

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Nunukan Regency
Kabupaten Nunukan (Indonesian)
Regency
Official seal of Nunukan Regency
Seal
Country Indonesia
Province North Kalimantan
Capital Nunukan
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 181,567
Time zone Central Indonesian Time (UTC+8)
Website [1]
Location of Nunukan Regency in North Kalimantan

Nunukan is a regency of North Kalimantan Province in Indonesia. Nunukan Regency borders on the Malaysian state of Sabah to the north, Sarawak to the west and Bulungan Regency and Malinau Regency to the south.

Nunukan is also the name of an island within this regency. It has an area of 226 km2. Nunukan town, the capital of the regency, is located on Nunukan Island. It is a major port for ferry crossings to Tawau in Sabah state, Malaysia.

Indonesian exit stamp from Nunukan.

Administration[edit]

The regency is divided into nine districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[1]

Name Population
2010 Census
Krayan 7,240
Krayan Selatan
(South Krayan)
2,243
Lumbis 9,883
Sembakung 8,138
Nunukan 53,621
Sebuku 14,899
Nunukan Selatan
(South Nunukan)
12,260
Sebatik 22,173
Sebatik Barat
(West Sebatik)
10,384

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 4°3′34″N 117°40′1″E / 4.05944°N 117.66694°E / 4.05944; 117.66694