Southwest Maluku Regency
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|Southwest Maluku Regency|
|• Total||4,581.06 km2 (1,768.76 sq mi)|
|Population (2010 Census)|
|• Density||15/km2 (40/sq mi)|
|Time zone||WIT (UTC+9)|
Maluku Barat Daya (English: Southwest Maluku) Regency is a regency of Maluku Province, Indonesia. It comprises a number of islands and island groups in the south of the province, including (running from west to east) Liran Island, Wetar Island, Kisar Island, Romang Island, the Leti Islands, the Damar Islands, the Sermata Islands and the Babar Islands. The administrative centre lies at Tiakur on the Moa Island (in the Leti Islands), but the largest town is Wonreli (on Kisar Island).
The regency is divided into eight districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.
|Leti Moa Lakor||Leti||93.1||7,526|
|Moa Lakor||Moa, Lakor||481.7||9,138|
|Mdona Hiera||Sermata Islands||120.5||5,269|
|Babar (western half),
|Babar (eastern half),
Masela, Dawera, Dawelor
|Damer||Damer, Teun, Nila||203.9||5,560|
Among the islands within the archipelago are (from west to east):
- Leti Islands (Leti, Moa, Lakor)
- Sermata Islands
- Babar Islands (Babar, Wetang, Dai, Masela, Dawera, Dawelor)
- Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
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