Kapuas Hulu Regency

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Kapuas Hulu Regency
(Kabupaten Kapuas Hulu)
Country Indonesia
Province West Kalimantan
Capital Putussibau
 • Total 29,842 km2 (11,522 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 229,764
 • Density 7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 567

Kapuas Hulu (Upper Kapuas River) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Kalimantan province of Indonesia. The region is home to a diversity of indigenous groups, including the Iban and the Silat. Towns along the Kapuas River include Sintang, Nanga Lebang, Nanga Ketungau, Nanga Silat, Semitau, Nanga Bunut, and Putussibau, the regency's administrative centre. It covers an area of 29,842 km2, and had a population of 222,160 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 229,764.

Administrative districts[edit]

Kapuas Hulu Regency consists of twenty-five districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]


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

Coordinates: 0°49′00″N 112°46′00″E / 0.8167°N 112.7667°E / 0.8167; 112.7667