Taliabu

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Taliabu Island Regency
Regency
Sula Islands Topography.png
Country Indonesia
Province North Maluku
Capital Bobong
Area
 • Total 5,821.67 sq mi (15,078.05 km2)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 56,135
 • Density 9.6/sq mi (3.7/km2)

Taliabu is an island and a regency in the Sula Islands, which again are part of the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. It is located at 1°48′S 124°48′E / 1.8°S 124.8°E / -1.8; 124.8Coordinates: 1°48′S 124°48′E / 1.8°S 124.8°E / -1.8; 124.8, west of Mangole Island and Sanana Island.

Administration[edit]

In 2013 the 7 districts (kecamatan) on Taliabu Islands were split off from the Sula Islands Regency to create a separate Taliabu Island Regency (Pulau Taliabu); they are tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.

Name English name Population
Census 2010
Lede 5,977
Taliabu Barat West Taliabu 9,027
Taliabu Barat Laut Northwest Taliabu 4,079
Taliabu Selatan South Taliabu 8,738
Taliabu Timur East Taliabu 3,542
Taliabu Timur Selatan Southwest Taliabu 5,066
Taliabu Utara North Taliabu 10,880
Taliabu Island Regency 47,309