Kaimana Regency

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Kaimana Regency
Kabupaten Kaimana
Official seal of Kaimana Regency
Kaimana Regency is located in Western New Guinea
Kaimana Regency
Kaimana Regency
Kaimana Regency is located in Indonesia
Kaimana Regency
Kaimana Regency
Kaimana Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°39′39″S 133°46′28″E / 3.6609°S 133.7745°E / -3.6609; 133.7745Coordinates: 3°39′39″S 133°46′28″E / 3.6609°S 133.7745°E / -3.6609; 133.7745
Country Indonesia
Province West Papua
Capital Kaimana
 • Regent Matias Mairuma
 • Vice Regent Ismail Sirfefa
 • Total 16,241.84 km2 (6,271.01 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 53,366
 • Density 3.3/km2 (8.5/sq mi)
Time zone IEST (UTC+9)
Area code (+62) 957
Website kaimanakab.go.id

Kaimana Regency is a regency in the south of West Papua province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 16,241.84 sq. km, and had a population of 46,249 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 53,366. The administrative centre is the town of Kaimana.

Administrative Districts[edit]

The regency comprises seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

District Population
2010 Census
Buruway 3,500
Teluk Arguni
(Arguni Bay)
Teluk Arguni Bawah
(Arguni Bay Bawah)
Kaimana 29,593
Kambrau 2,216
Teluk Etna
(Etna Bay)
Yamor 1,919


Kaimana airfield in 1962, when Western New Guinea was still under Dutch administration

Lengguru area[edit]

In 2014, researchers reveals biodiversity in Lengguru area which it coast and karst region. The expedition cover from 100 meters below sea level underwater up to 1,000 meters above mean sea level found many flora and fauna species which some of them are new species, but the most interesting is Lengguru is well-preserved without land opened for plantation, production forest or mining, while in the other parts of Indonesia, including in Indonesian Papua area it is not 100 percent preserved.


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.