Kerinci Regency

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Kerinci Regency

Kabupaten Kerinci
Official seal of Kerinci Regency
Seal
Lokasi Jambi Kabupaten Kerinci.svg
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceJambi
Regency seatSiulak
Area
 • Total3,328.42 km2 (1,285.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total234,912
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)
Websitekerincikab.go.id

Kerinci is a regency (kabupaten) in Jambi province, on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The regency has an area of 3,328.42 km2 (1,285.11 sq mi). Kerinci Regency had a population of 229,495 at the 2010 Census and 234,912 at the 2015 Census.[2] The regency seat is at Sungai Penuh (Siulak), but this city is independent and not a part of the regency. Kerinci is located 50 km (31 mi) from Jambi City, the capital of Jambi Province.

Administrative districts[edit]

At the 2010 Census there were twelve districts (kecamatan), but four more were added in 2013. The sixteen districts currently forming the Regency are listed below with their areas and populations at the 2010 Censuses and according to the latest (2014) available estimates.[3]

Name Area in
sq.km.
Population
Census 2010
Population
Estimate 2014
Gunung Raya 347.63 13,928 7,957
Bukit Kerman 212.94 (a) 11,508
Batang Meringin 476.41 16,887 11,475
Keliling Danau 364.84 21,969 22,115
Danau Kerinci 226.26 15,743 15,835
Sitinjau Laut 58.07 13,943 14,114
Air Hangat 210.87 19,456 11,143
Air Hangat Timur 162.29 17,459 17,734
Depati VII
(Depati Tujuh)
29.13 14,423 14,776
Air Hangat Barat 14.15 (a) 8,449
Gunung Kerinci 306.87 11,601 11,894
Siulak 142.87 30,742 20,330
Siulak Mukai 274.31 (a) 11,179
Kayu Aro 115.17 39,308 20,458
Gunung Tujuh 157.63 14,036 14,922
Kayu Aro Barat 206.65 (a) 20,114
Total Regency 3,328.42 229,495 234,003

Note:
(a) The 2010 population of these new districts are included with that of the existing districts from which they were cut out in 2013.

Mount Seven Lake[edit]

Mount Seven Lake is the highest caldera in Southeast Asia 1,950 m (6,400 ft) at above mean sea level, with a lake area of 960 hectares (2,400 acres). The mount is called Mount Seven because there are seven summits. Mount Seven is located in Kerinci Seblat National Park. The lake has a white sandy beach and Mount Seven Waterfall.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  4. ^ "Danau Gunung Tujuh: Danau Para Dewa yang Menyimpan Pesona Sekaligus Misteri". Archived from the original on November 29, 2014. Retrieved November 22, 2014.

Coordinates: 2°05′02″S 101°28′48″E / 2.08389°S 101.48000°E / -2.08389; 101.48000