Donggala Regency

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Donggalai Regency
(Kabupaten Donggala)
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province Central Sulawesi
Capital Banawa
Area[1]
 • Total 13,593.5 km2 (5,248.5 sq mi)
 • Land 10,471.7 km2 (4,043.1 sq mi)
 • Water 3,121.8 km2 (1,205.3 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 277,236
 • Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Donggala is a regency in Central Sulawesi Province of Indonesia.

The capital of Donggala is Banawa, located a 30-minute drive (34 km) north from Palu the capital of the province. Habir Ponulele is the governor of the regency. The regency has a land area of 10,472 km² and had a population of 277,236 at the 2010 Census. the regency lies between 0° 30" north and 2°20" south latitude, and between 119° 45°" and 121° 45" east longitude.[1]

Administration[edit]

Home of the ruler of Donggala (1930s)
Priests perform a ritual in the Bora te Biromaru kampong
Indigenous people performing the Tjakalélé dance with spears and shields in Bora te Biromaru kampong

Before the Dutch assumed administration in 1904 under Governor-General J. B. van Heutsz, the area was the home of eight small kingdoms (kerajaan): Palu, Sigi Dolo, Kulawi, Biromaru, Banawa, Tawaili, Parigi, and Moutong.[2][3]

In 2010, Donggala Regency was divided into sixteen districts (kecamatan); [4] as of 2013 it was divided into twenty-one districts.[1] The district has 287 villages/wards.[1]

2010[edit]

Districts as of 2010 with the 2010 Census population of the then districts in parenthesis.[4]

  • Balaesang (22,796)
  • Balaesang Tanjung (10,350)
  • Banawa (32,018)
  • Banawa Selatan (South Banawa) (23,677)
  • Banawa Tengah (Central Banawa) (10,072)
  • Damsol (28,938)
  • Labuan (13,319)
  • Pinembani (5,936)
  • Rio Pakava (21,820)
  • Sindue (18,436)
  • Sindue Tobata (8,775)
  • Sindue Tombusabora (11,320)
  • Sirenja (20,206)
  • Sojol (25,419)
  • Sojol Utara (North Sojol) (9,356)
  • Tanantovea (15,182)

2013[edit]

Districts as of 2013:[1]

Tourist attractions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Rencana Pembangunan Jangka Panjang (Long-Term Development Plan)" (in Indonesian). Bagian Humas Pemkab Donggala (Public Relations Department, Donggala Regency). Archived from the original on 28 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sejarah Kabupaten Donggala (History of Donggala Regency)" (in Indonesian). Bagian Humas Pemkab Donggala (Public Relations Department, Donggala Regency). Archived from the original on 28 July 2014. 
  3. ^ Vickers, Adrian (2013). A History of Modern Indonesia (second ed.). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. p. 14. ISBN 978-1-107-01947-8. 
  4. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 0°41′40″S 119°43′50″E / 0.69444°S 119.73056°E / -0.69444; 119.73056