East Sumba Regency

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East Sumba Regency

Kabupaten Sumba Timur
Coat of arms of East Sumba Regency
Coat of arms
Location within East Nusa Tenggara
Location within East Nusa Tenggara
East Sumba Regency is located in Sumba
East Sumba Regency
East Sumba Regency
East Sumba Regency is located in Lesser Sunda Islands
East Sumba Regency
East Sumba Regency
East Sumba Regency (Lesser Sunda Islands)
East Sumba Regency is located in Indonesia
East Sumba Regency
East Sumba Regency
East Sumba Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 9°53′00″S 120°15′00″E / 9.8833°S 120.2500°E / -9.8833; 120.2500Coordinates: 9°53′00″S 120°15′00″E / 9.8833°S 120.2500°E / -9.8833; 120.2500
Country Indonesia
RegionLesser Sunda Islands
Province East Nusa Tenggara
CapitalWaingapu
Government
 • RegentGidion Mbilijora
 • Vice RegentUmbu Lili Pekuwali
Area
 • Total7,000.5 km2 (2,702.9 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2020)
 • Total261,503
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 387
Websitesumbatimurkab.go.id

East Sumba Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Sumba Timur) is one of the four regencies which divide the island of Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Waingapu is the capital of East Sumba Regency. The population of East Sumba Regency was 227,732 at the 2010 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at mid 2020) is 261,503.[3]

Administrative Districts[edit]

The East Sumba Regency is composed of twenty-two districts (kecamatan), whose areas (in km2) and 2010 Census populations are listed below,[4] together with the official estimates for 2017.[5] The table also includes the location of the district headquarters, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal code.

Name Area
(in km2)
Population
Census
2010
Population
Estimate
mid 2017[6]
Admini-
strative
centre
Number
of
villages
Post
code
Lewa 281.1 15,423 17,144 Pamati Karata 8 87150
Nggaha Oriangu 286.4 8,614 9,755 Karipidita 8 87155
Lewa Tidahu 322.1 6,129 6,928 Laikeri 6 87151
Katala Hamu Lingu 453.1 3,699 4,101 Kombapari 5 87152
Tabandung 514.4 8,301 9,015 Malahar 10 87160
Pinu Pahar 246.6 6,410 7,426 Tawui 6 87161
Paberiwai 199.7 5,619 6,079 Kananggar 7 87175
Karera 334.6 7,365 8,325 Nggongi 7 87172
Matawai Lapawu 405.4 5,786 6,500 Tanarara 6 87174
Kahaungu Eti 475.1 8,214 8,909 Kamanggih 9 87171
Mahu 196.6 3,922 4,496 Wairara 6 87170
Ngadu Ngala 207.9 4,787 5,209 Praiwitu 5 87172
Pahunga Lodu 349.8 12,247 13,240 Ngala 8 87182
Wula Waijelu 221.3 6,902 7,680 Wula 7 87183
Rindi 366.5 9,070 10,034 Tanaraing 8 87181
Umalulu 307.9 16,251 17,946 Melolo 10 87180
Pandawai 412.6 14,776 16,256 Kawangu 7 87176
Kambata Mapambuhang 412.7 3,434 17,946 Lukuwingir 6 87171
(a)
Kota Waingapu 73.8 35,142 39,239 Waingapu 7 87111-87116
Kambera 52.0 31,137 33,917 Pakukinjara 8 87113-87116
Haharu 601.5 5,586 6,353 Rambangaru 7 87153
Kanatang 279.4 8,918 10,311 Temu 5 87154
Totals 7000.5 227,732 252,704 156

Note: (a) except village of Lukuwingir (which has a postcode of 87116).

Airport[edit]

Currently, Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport has a 1,850-metres long runway with 30 metres width and can accommodate Boeing 737-300 aircraft. It will be extended by another 600 metres and was predicted to complete before Sail Komodo 2013 in October 2013.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  7. ^ "NTT airports gear up ahead of Sail Komodo 2013". September 11, 2012.