West Lampung Regency

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West Lampung Regency
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province Lampung
Capital Liwa
Area
 • Total 4,950.4 km2 (1,911.4 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 418,560
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.lampungbarat.go.id/

West Lampung Regency is a regency of Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 4,950.4 km² and a population of 418,560 people at the 2010 Census. The capital lies at Liwa. Administratively it is divided into 17 districts and 105 subdistricts and 6 subdistricts administered by lurah.[1] Forest occupies some 57.154% of the total area as of 2011.[1]

Airport[edit]

In early October 2011, the runway tested has been done and the testers concluded that the airport is ready for operation. The airport laid in 50 hectares of land with a 974 meter-long runway, an apron, taxi way, administration building and 1,800 meter road leading to the airport and is located at Seray village, Pesisir Tengah district. It hopes of boosting tourism and precaution in cases of natural disaster.[2]

Dolphin conservation[edit]

Inline with traditional wisdom to prohibit people to catch dolphins, there are hundreds dolphins surrounding Betuah Island and Banana Island with tendency increase in number year by year.[3]

Tanjung Setia Beach[edit]

Tanjung Setia Beach is face up to Indian Ocean, 273 kilometers from Bandar Lampung and takes 6 to 7 hours drive. The waves is 6 to 7 meters height and 200 meters long in June to August every year suitable for world surfers and is categorized same as Hawaii. Several kilometers from the beach we can found Blue Marlin up to 70 kilograms (170 centimeters).[4]

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