Pringsewu Regency

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Pringsewu Regency
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province Lampung
Capital Pringsewu
Area
 • Total 625 km2 (241 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 364,825
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Pringsewu Regency is a regency of Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 625 km² and a population of 364,825 people at the 2010 Census. The capital lies at Pringsewu, located 37 kilometres from the provincial capital of Bandar Lampung. The regency was created on October 29, 2008.[1]

The regency name came from Javanese language terms "Thousand (sewu) bamboo (pring)", as the location of the town was once a bamboo forest.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regency Pringsewu". Visit to Lampung. Retrieved 22 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Benoit, D.; Marc Pain (1989). Transmigration et migrations spontanées en Indonésie: Transmigration and spontaneous migrations in Indonesia. IRD Editions. ISBN 9782709909709.