Pontianak Regency

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Pontianak Regency
(Kabupatan Pontianak)
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province West Kalimantan
Capital Mempawah
Area
 • Total 2,797.88 km2 (1,080.27 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 242,031
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Pontianak Regency is a regency of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Since 2007 it covers 2,797.88 sq.kms, and had a population of 234,021 at the 2010 Census; the latest estimate (for January 2014) is 242,031. The principal town lies at Mempawah.

Based on Peraturan Pemerintah (PP) Nomor 58 tahun 2014, Pontianak Regency formally became Mempawah Regency.[1]

Administrative Districts[edit]

Since the separation of the southern parts of the Regency in 2007 to form the new Kubu Raya Regency, the residual Pontianak Regency now consists of nine districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census[2] and their administrative centres:

District Population
2010 Census[3]
Siantan 40,360
Segedong 20,249
Sungai Pinyuh 47,311
Anjongan 16,628
Mempawah Hilir 34,328
Mempawah Timur 25,220
Sungai Kunyit 22,069
Toho 17,724
Sadaniang 10,132

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nama Kabupaten Pontianak Resmi Diganti Jadi Kabupaten Mempawah". September 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.