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Agats at noon
Agats at noon
Agats is located in Western New Guinea
Location of Agats in Papua
Coordinates: 5°32′30″S 138°08′00″E / 5.54167°S 138.13333°E / -5.54167; 138.13333
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Regency Asmat Regency
Climate Af

Agats is a town in Asmat Regency, Papua, Indonesia and the administrative center of the Asmat Regency. It had a population of 1,400 as of 2010.[1] The town is located near the estuary of the Aswetsj River.[1] The Dutch set up a government post at Agats in 1938.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Indonesia" by Ryan Ver Berkmoes, Celeste Brash, Muhammad Cohen, Mark Elliott, Guyan Mitra, John Noble, Adam Skolnick, Iain Stewart, and Steve Waters. Lonely Planet. 2010. p. 815.
  2. ^ "Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Asia and Oceania" by Barbara A. West