Manggarai Regency

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Manggarai Regency
Official seal of Manggarai Regency
Location of Manggarai Regency in East Nusa Tenggara
Location of Manggarai Regency in East Nusa Tenggara
Country Indonesia
Province East Nusa Tenggara
Capital Ruteng
 • Total 651 sq mi (1,687 km2)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 292,037

Manggarai regency is a regency in East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia, situated on the island of Flores. Established in 1958[1] the regency was reduced in size and population by the separation of Manggarai Barat regency in 2003 and of Manggarai Timur regency in 2007. The capital of the regency is Ruteng.

The Liang Bua archeological site is in Manggarai regency, about 10 km to the north of Ruteng.


Manggarai regency is now divided into nine districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.

Name Population
Census 2010
Satar Mese 30,583
Satar Mese Barat
(West Satar Mese)
Langke Rembong 66,364
Ruteng 38,888
War Rii 25,596
Lelak 10,821
Rahong Utara
(North Rahong)
Cibal 37,800
Reok 30,320
Total 292,037


  1. ^ Government of Indonesia (9 August 1958), Establishment of the Second-level Administrative Regions under the First-level Administrative Region of Bali, West Nusa Tenggara and East Nusa Tenggara (in Indonesian), Indonesia Ministry of Law and Justice, UU No. 69/1958 

Coordinates: 8°36′46″S 120°27′45″E / 8.6127°S 120.4626°E / -8.6127; 120.4626