West Sumbawa Regency

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West Sumbawa Regency
Kabupaten Sumbawa Barat
Regency
Official seal of West Sumbawa Regency
Seal
Motto: Pariri Lema Bariri
Location of West Sumbawa Regency in West Nusa Tenggara
Location of West Sumbawa Regency in West Nusa Tenggara
West Sumbawa Regency is located in Indonesia
West Sumbawa Regency
West Sumbawa Regency
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 8°47′14.52″S 116°55′33.2″E / 8.7873667°S 116.925889°E / -8.7873667; 116.925889
Country Indonesia
Province West Nusa Tenggara
Capital Taliwang
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 114,754
Time zone WITA (UTC+8)
Area code(s) 0372
Website www.sumbawabaratkab.go.id

West Sumbawa Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Sumbawa Barat) is a Regency (Kabupaten) of the Indonesian Province of West Nusa Tenggara. It is located on the island of Sumbawa and the capital is Taliwang.

Typical landscape in West Sumbawa Regency
Harbour of Poto Tano
Poto Tano, a village on the west coast

Poto Tano, the most important harbour of West Sumbawa, is easily accessible by ferry from Lombok.

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Coordinates: 8°47′14.52″S 116°55′33.2″E / 8.7873667°S 116.925889°E / -8.7873667; 116.925889