Jayawijaya Regency

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Jayawijaya Regency
Kabupaten Jayawijaya
Regency
Official seal of Jayawijaya Regency
Seal
Jayawijaya Regency is located in Western New Guinea
Jayawijaya Regency
Jayawijaya Regency
Jayawijaya Regency is located in Indonesia
Jayawijaya Regency
Jayawijaya Regency
Jayawijaya Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°05′00″S 139°05′00″E / 4.0833°S 139.0833°E / -4.0833; 139.0833Coordinates: 4°05′00″S 139°05′00″E / 4.0833°S 139.0833°E / -4.0833; 139.0833
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Wamena
Government
 • Regent Wempi Wetipo
 • Vice Regent Jhon R. Banua
Area
 • Total 7,030.66 km2 (2,714.55 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 241,280
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zone Indonesia Eastern Time (UTC+9)
Area code (+62) 969
Website jayawijayakab.go.id

Jayawijaya Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province, Indonesia. It occupies an area of 7,030.66 km2 in the Baliem Valley, situated in the central highlands of the province. It had a population of 196,085 at the 2010 Census, but the most recent official estimate (for January 2014) is 241,280. Its capital is Wamena.

Administrative districts[edit]

Jayawijaya Regency comprises eleven districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[1]

District Population
2010 Census
Wamena 62,552
Asolokobal 15,349
Walelagama 11,181
Hubikosi 17,495
Pelebaga 10,220
Asologaima 37,535
Musatfak 7,209
Kuruku 24,732
Bolakme 7,175
Wollo 3,068
Yalengga 2,244

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.