Banyuasin Regency

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Banyuasin Regency
Kabupaten Banyuasin
Regency
Coat of arms of Banyuasin Regency
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): OKI
Motto: Sedulang Setudung (Sewadah Seatap/One in The One Roof)
Location within South Sumatera
Location within South Sumatera
Coordinates: 1°18′S 105°21′E / 1.30°S 105.35°E / -1.30; 105.35
Sovereign state  Indonesia
Province South Sumatra
Capital Pangkalan Balai
Onder Afdeeling (Dutch rule) ca.1900
Karesidenan as Palembang ca.1945
Kabupaten (Regency) as Musi Banyuasin
Kabupaten (Regency) since 2002
Government
 • Type Regency
 • Regent / Bupati Yan Anton Ferdian
 • Vice Regent / Wakil Bupati S. A. Supriono
Area
 • Total 11,832.99 km2 (4,568.74 sq mi)
Population
 • Ethnicity Malay, Javanese,
Time zone Western Indonesia Time (UTC+7)
Postcode 309xx
Area code(s) + 62 711 : 0711
Distance from Pangkalan Balai to Palembang 63 km
Website http://banyuasinkab.go.id//

Banyuasin Regency is a regency of South Sumatra Province, Indonesia. It takes its name from the main river which stream that area, Banyuasin River. Pangkalan Balai is the capital of this regency. The regency borders Musi Banyuasin Regency, Jambi province and Bangka Strait to the north, Bangka Strait to the east, Ogan Komering Ilir Regency, Muara Enim Regency, and Palembang to the south, and Musi Banyuasin Regency to the west. [1]

Banyuasin Regency is a regency of South Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 12,142.73 km² and had a population of 749,107 at the 2010 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 805,096. The capital lies at Pangkalan Balai. Much of the regency is coastal lowland.[3]

Administrative districts[edit]

Banyuasin Regency is subdivided into fifteen districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[4]

  • Rantau Bayur (38,319)
  • Betung (55,922)
  • Pulau Rimau (38,454)
  • Tungkal Ilir (23,281)
  • Banyuasin III (86,183)
  • Talang Kelapa (123,192)
  • Tanjung Lago (35,687)
  • Banyuasin I (69,860)
  • Rambutan (41,953)
  • Muara Padang (25,198)
  • Muara Sugihan (36,971)
  • Makarti Jaya (32,819)
  • Air Salek (28,858)
  • Banyuasin II (45,072)
  • Muara Telang (52,783)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://banyuasinkab.go.id/?nmodul=halaman&judul=letak-geografis-banyuasin
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011
  3. ^ Potential and prospects for development, Simperdal, accessed 19 February 2011
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 2°53′00″S 104°22′59″E / 2.88333°S 104.38306°E / -2.88333; 104.38306