Lembata Regency

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Lembata Regency
Official seal of Lembata Regency
Location of Lembata Regency in East Nusa Tenggara
Location of Lembata Regency in East Nusa Tenggara
Country Indonesia
Province East Nusa Tenggara
Capital Lewoleba
 • Total 473.51 sq mi (1,226.38 km2)
Population (2014)
 • Total 127,563
 • Density 270/sq mi (100/km2)
Website http://www.lembatakab.go.id/

Lembata Regency is a regency in East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia.[1] Established in 1999 (under administrative Law UU 52/1999), the regency covers the island of Lembata (formerly known as Lomblen), together with many small islands together forming the eastern part of the Solor Archipelago, and has its administrative seat (capital) in Lewoleba. The population of the Regency was 117,829 at the 2010 decennial census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 127,563.


Lembata Regency is divided into nine districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas (in km2) and populations at the 2010 Census:[3]

Name English name Area
(in km2)
Census 2010
Nagawutung (Southwest Lembata) 139.6 8,735
Wulandoni (South Lembata) 107.8 8,375
Atadei 191.4 7,537
Nubatukan (West Lembata) 140.9 33,236
Ile Ape (Northwest Lembata) 95.4 11,499
Ile Ape Timur East Ile Ape 41.0 5,099
Lebatukan (Central Lembata) 219.7 8,550
Omesuri (East Lembata) 202.6 15,919
Buyasari (Far East Lembata) 120.9 18,879
Lembata (total island) 1,266.4 117,829


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Coordinates: 8°25′59″S 123°28′01″E / 8.4330°S 123.4670°E / -8.4330; 123.4670