Buru Regency

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Buru Regency

Kabupaten Buru
Official seal of Buru Regency
Seal
Location within Maluku
Location within Maluku
Buru Regency is located in Maluku
Buru Regency
Buru Regency
Location in Maluku and Indonesia
Buru Regency is located in Indonesia
Buru Regency
Buru Regency
Buru Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°19′40″S 126°41′03″E / 3.3277°S 126.6841°E / -3.3277; 126.6841Coordinates: 3°19′40″S 126°41′03″E / 3.3277°S 126.6841°E / -3.3277; 126.6841
Country Indonesia
Province Maluku
CapitalNamlea
Government
 • RegentRamly I. Umasugi
 • Vice RegentAmustofa Besan
Area
 • Total4,932.32 km2 (1,904.38 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total120,798
 • Density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (IEST)
Area code(+62) 913
Websiteburukab.go.id

Buru Regency is a regency of Maluku, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Buru. The Regency comprises the northern half of Buru and covers an area of 4,932.32 sq.km. The population at the 2010 Census was 108,445;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 120,798. The principal town lies at Namlea.

Administration[edit]

The regency is divided into five districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.

Name Area in
sq.km
Population
Census 2010
Namlea 312.0 37,218
Waeapo 1,373.8 34,153
Waplau 551.6 10,000
Bata Bual 430.0 8,147
Air Buaya 1,792.3 18,927

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.