Ogan Komering Ulu Regency

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Ogan Komering Ulu Regency
Regency
Official seal of Ogan Komering Ulu Regency
Seal
Location in South Sumatra
Location in South Sumatra
Country Indonesia
Province South Sumatra
Capital Baturaja
Area
 • Total 10,408 km2 (4,019 sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.okukab.go.id

Ogan Komering Ulu Regency is a regency of South Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 10,408 km² and a population of around 1,000,000 people. The capital lies at Baturaja.

Economy[edit]

The regency is one of the major rice producing areas of South Sumatra, mainly concentrated in the Belitang District, Buay Madang District, Cempaka District and Martapura Districts with a large-scale irrigation scheme covering some 120,000 hectares.[1] Other crops include rubber, coffee, black pepper, coconut, palm oil and fruits such as orange, durian, duku, rambutan and banana.

Harimau Cave and Putri Cave[edit]

Both caves lay in the same Padangbindu village 35 kilometers from Baturaja. Harimau (Tiger) Cave entrance is 40 to 50 meters wide and 20 to 35 meters height. Since 2008 to mid-2013 archaelogists have found 72 skeletons of mongoloid race with prediction 3,000 years of age and the excavation is still running. Some of the skeletons are displayed in Si Pahit Lidah (Bitter Tongue) Museum near Putri (Princess) Cave. Putri Cave has 20x160 meter square pond.[2]

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