Central Maluku Regency

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Central Maluku Regency
Kabupaten Maluku Tengah
Motto: Pamahanunusa
Country Indonesia
Province Maluku
Capital Masohi
 • Total 11,595.57 km2 (4,477.07 sq mi)
Population (2012)Indonesian Population Aggregate Data by District (DAK2) per December 2012[1]
 • Total 434,490
 • Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zone WIT (UTC+9)

Central Maluku Regency (Bahasa Indonesia: Kabupaten Maluku Tengah) is a regency of Maluku, Indonesia. The principal town lies at Masohi, on Seram Island. The regency (kebupaten) is composed of the central part of the island of Seram, the Banda Islands, and the Lease Islands (Saparua, Haruku, and Nusa Laut).

This regency is the second largest in area among Malukan regencies after Aru Islands Regency.[1]


The regency is divided into eighteen districts (kecamatan),[2] tabulated below Indonesian Population Aggregate Data by District (DAK2) per December 2012.[1]

Name English name Population
DAK2 December 2012
Amahai 48.630
Banda Banda Islands 22.376
Kota Masohi Masohi Town 38.735
Leihitu 58.340
Leihitu Barat West Leihitu 20.715
Nusa Laut North Nusa 6.610
Pulau Haruku Haruku Island 29.715
Sala Hutu 53.322
Saparua 20.202
Saparua Timur East Saparua 18.481
Seram Utara North Seram 20.302
Seram Utara Barat Northwest Seram 11.520
Seram Utara Timur Kobi North East Seram of Kobi 11.067
Seram Utara Timur Seti North East Seram of Seti 14.293
Tehoru 21.567
Teluk Elpaputih Elpaputih Bay 11.433
Telutih 12.020
Teon Nila Serua 15.162


Coordinates: 3°17′30″S 128°58′03″E / 3.29167°S 128.96750°E / -3.29167; 128.96750