West Pasaman Regency

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West Pasaman Regency
Pasaman Barat
Regency
Official seal of West Pasaman Regency
Seal
Motto: Tuah Basamo
Lokasi Sumatera Barat Kabupaten Pasaman Barat.svg
Country Indonesia
Province West Sumatra
Capital Simpang Empat
Government
 • Regent Drs. H. Syahiran, MM
Area
 • Total 3,887.77 km2 (1,501.08 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 384,104
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 753
Website http://www.pasbarkab.go.id/

West Pasaman (Indonesian: Pasaman Barat) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 3,887.77 sq.kms, and in January 2014 it had a population of 384,104.

Administrative divisions[edit]

West Pasaman Regency is divided into eleven districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[1]

  • Sungai Beremas (21,345)
  • Ranah Batahan (23,483)
  • Koto Balingka (26,048)
  • Sungai Aur (30,846)
  • Lembah Malintang (41,924)
  • Gunung Tuleh (20,315)
  • Talamau (25,871)
  • Pasaman (62,864)
  • Luhak Nan Duo (37,409)
  • Sasak Ranah Pasisie (13,233)
  • Kinali (60,791)

Mount Talamau[edit]

Talamau Peak (2,900 masl) can be accessed from Bundaran Simpang Empat Pasaman vice versa in two or three days trip and located at Jorong Pinagar Nagari Aur Kuning, Pasaman District, West Pasaman Regency. Mount Talamau has more than 10 waterfalls and at around the peak there are also more than 10 lakes surrounding by many kinds of colourful flowers.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Beautiful Mount Talamau

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 3°07′00″N 98°24′00″E / 3.11667°N 98.4°E / 3.11667; 98.4