East Sumba Regency

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East Sumba Regency
Kabupaten Sumba Timur
Regency
Official seal of East Sumba Regency
Seal
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
Region Lesser Sunda Islands
Province  East Nusa Tenggara
Capital Waingapu
Government
 • Regent Gidion Mbilijora
 • Vice Regent Umbu Lili Pekuwali
Area
 • Total 7,000.5 km2 (2,702.9 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 227,732
 • Density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (ICST)
Area code (+62) 387
Website sumbatimurkab.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.

Administration[edit]

The East Sumba Regency is composed of twenty-two districts (kecamatan), whose areas (in km2) and 2010 Census populations are listed below.:[1]

Name Area
(in km2)
Population
Census 2010
Haharu 506.4 5,586
Kahaungu Eti 419.5 8,214
Kambata Mapambuhang 378.0 3,434
Kambera 78.4 31,137
Kanatang 320.6 8,918
Karera 347.6 7,365
Katala Hamu Lingu 313.5 3,699
Kota Waingapu 196.7 35,142
Lewa 299.8 15,423
Lewa Tidahu 323.6 6,129
Mahu 148.6 3,922
Matawai Lapau 319.7 5,786
Ngadu Ngala 217.5 4,787
Nggaha Oriangu 389.8 8,614
Paberiwai 170.1 5,619
Pahunga Lodu 409.2 12,247
Pandawai 463.8 14,776
Pinupahar 232.2 6,410
Rindi 407.6 9,070
Tabundung 527.7 8,301
Umalulu 303.9 16,251
Wulla Waijelu 212.0 6,902

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.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "NTT airports gear up ahead of Sail Komodo 2013". September 11, 2012.