Asmat Regency

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Asmat Regency
(Kabupaten Asmat)
Lambang Kabupaten Asmat.jpeg
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Agats
 • Total 31,983.69 km2 (12,348.97 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 94,227
 • Density 2.9/km2 (7.6/sq mi)

Asmat Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in the southern portion of Papua province of Indonesia. It was split off from Merauke Regency (of which it had been a part) on 12 November 2002. Asmat Regency consists of an area of 31,983.69 km2, and had a population of 76,577 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 94,227, mostly from the Asmat ethnic group. The administrative centre of the regency is the town of Agats.

Administrative districts[edit]

Asmat Regency comprises eight districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

District Population
2010 Census
Pantai Kasuari 16,026
Fayit 7,025
Atsy 13,838
Suator 6,453
Akat 5,375
Agats 12,905
Sawa Erma 13,549
Suru-Suru 1,406


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 5°22′46″S 138°27′48″E / 5.3795°S 138.4634°E / -5.3795; 138.4634