Sangihe Islands Regency

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Sangihe Islands Regency
Kabupaten Kepulauan Sangihe
Lokasi Sulawesi Utara Kabupaten Kepulauan Sangihe.svg
Coordinates: 03°00′N 125°30′E / 3.000°N 125.500°E / 3.000; 125.500Coordinates: 03°00′N 125°30′E / 3.000°N 125.500°E / 3.000; 125.500
Country Indonesia
Province North Sulawesi
Capital Tahuna
Population (2010)
 • Total 126,133
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

The Sangihe Islands Regency (Kabupaten Kepulauan Sangihe) is a regency of North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The principal island is also named Sangihe, on which lies the main town of Tahuna.


The Regency is divided into fifteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.[1]

Name (English name) Population
Census 2010
Manganitu Selatan (South Manganitu) 9,902
Tatoareng 4,358
Tamako 12,991
Tabukan Selatan (South Tabukan) 5,860
Tabukan Selatan Tengah (South Central Tabukan) 2,708
Tabukan Selatan Tenggara (Southeast Central Tabukan) 2,107
Tabukan Tengah (Central Tabukan) 10,217
Manganitu 13,904
Tahuna 15,948
Tahuna Timur (East Tahuna) 12,377
Tahuna Barat (West Tahuna) 5,943
Tabukan Utara (North Tabukan) 2,919
Nusa Tabukan 2,919
Kepulauan Marore (Marore Islands) 1,371
Kendahe 6,463

Underwater vulcano[edit]

300 meter southeast of Mahangetang Island, there is Mahangetang Underwater vulcano with bubbles and hot water surrounding the peak which only 4 meters below the water when low-tide and 8 meters in high-tide.[2]


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "Kepulauan Sangihe". September 2, 2012.