Keerom Regency

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Keerom Regency
(Kabupaten Keerom)
Lambang Kabupaten Keerom.jpeg
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Waris
 • Total 8,390 km2 (3,240 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 59,723
 • Density 7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)

Keerom Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua Province of Indonesia. It was formed from the eastern districts then within Jayapura Regency with effect from 12 November 2002. It covers an area of 8,390 km2, and had a population of 48,536 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 59,723. The regency's administrative centre is at Waris.

Administrative Districts[edit]

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

District Population
2010 Census
Web 2,440
Towe Hitam 2,340
Senggi 2,737
Waris 3,052
Arso 20,214
Arso Timur
(East Arso)
Skanto 12,987


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

Coordinates: 3°18′00″S 140°37′00″E / 3.3000°S 140.6167°E / -3.3000; 140.6167