Poso Regency

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Poso Regency
Kabupaten Poso
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province Central Sulawesi
Capital Poso
Population (2010)
 • Total 209,252
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Poso Regency is a regency of Central Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. The principal town lies at Poso.

History[edit]

In 1999, Morowali Regency and Tojo Una-Una Regency were created out of portions of Poso Regency. In 2007 there were calls to divide the remaining Poso Regency into two regencies in order to overcome religious-based conflicts; one regency would by named Tentena Regency (comprising the first eleven kecamatan listed below, while the remaining Poso Regency would consist of the last seven kecamatan listed below[1]

Administration[edit]

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

Name Population
Census 2010
Pamona Selatan
(South Pamona)
18,372
Pamona Barat
(West Pamona)
9,344
Pamona Tenggara
(Southeast Pamona)
6,487
Lore Selatan
(South Lore)
5,631
Lore Barat
(West Lore)
2,821
Pamona Utara
(North Pamona)
30,191
Pamona Timur
(East Pamona)
9,531
Lore Utara
(North Lore)
11,902
Lore Tengah
(Central Lore)
4,033
Lore Timur
(East Lore)
4,877
Lore Peore 2,944
Poso Pesisir 20,098
Poso Pesisir Selatan
(South Poso Pesisir)
8,842
Poso Pesisir Utara
(North Poso Pesisir)
15,681
Lage 18,174
Poso Kota
(Poso Town)
20,250
Poso Kota Utara
(North Poso Town)
11,058
Poso Kota Selatan
(South Poso Town)
8,992

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sangadji, Ruslan (21 February 2007). "Residents say a divided Poso could be a more peaceful place". The Jakarta Post. 
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 1°22′59″S 120°44′55″E / 1.38306°S 120.74861°E / -1.38306; 120.74861