Sanggau Regency

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Sanggau
Regency
Official seal of Sanggau
Seal
Nickname(s): Bumi Daranante
Motto: Sanggau Permai
Sanggau is located in Indonesia
Sanggau
Sanggau
Location of Sanggau in Indonesia
Coordinates: 0°07′10″N 110°35′20″E / 0.11944°N 110.58889°E / 0.11944; 110.58889Coordinates: 0°07′10″N 110°35′20″E / 0.11944°N 110.58889°E / 0.11944; 110.58889
Country Indonesia
Province West Kalimantan
Government
 • Regent Paolus Hadi
Area
 • Total 12,857.70 km2 (4,964.38 sq mi)
Elevation 200-400 m (1,312 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 407,989
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Postal code 785xx
Area code(s) +62564 and +62563
Vehicle registration KB xxxx Dx
Website www.sanggau.go.id

Sanggau is a regency in Province of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is situated in the middle and in the northern part of the province, with an area of 12,857.70 km² and a population density of 32 inhabitants per km² in 2010.

Demographics[edit]

Princely bride and groom in a litter in Sanggau in the 1940s
Toah Pek Kong at riverside

Places[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Land[edit]

Roads in Sanggau are pretty narrow and not well paved due to the limitation of government budget. In certain areas, the road is in pretty poor condition with many holes and slightly muddy along the road.

Water[edit]

There are two main rivers flowing through Sanggau, they are Kapuas river and Sekayam river. Water transportation remains the popular choice amongst the people live in small villages / remote areas which are not accessible by road. In addition, it is also used for distributing goods such as foods, medicines, etc. The followings are the popular transports:

Air[edit]

There is no airport in Sanggau regency, hence the nearest gateway are Supadio Airport (Pontianak) and Kuching International Airport(Sarawak, Malaysia).

Administrative[edit]

Regent Office Building

List of Districts in Sanggau[edit]

Name of District Area (km²) Administrative Centre
Kapuas 1,382.00 Sanggau
Tayan Hilir 1,050.50 Tayan
Meliau 1,495.70 Meliau
Sekayam 841.01 Balai Karangan
Parindu 593.90 Pusat Damai
Tayan Hulu 719.20 Sosok
Balai 395.60 Batang Tarang
Kembayan 610.80 Kembayan
Jangkang 1,589.20 Balai Sebut
Bonti 1,121.80 Bonti
Toba 1,127.20 Teraju
Noyan 487.90 Noyan
Mukok 501.00 Kedukul
Beduai 435.00 Beduai
Entikong 506.89 Entikong
Total 12,857.7

See also[edit]

Roman Catholic Diocese of Sanggau

Bangunan Pengadilan Negeri (State Court Building)

External links[edit]

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