Melawi Regency

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Melawi Regency
Country Indonesia
Province West Kalimantan
Capital Nanga Pinoh
 • Total 10,640.80 km2 (4,108.44 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 184,759
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Melawi Regency is a regency of West Kalimantan province of Indonesia. It was created in 2003 from part of Sintang Regency. It covers an area of 10,640.8 km2, and had a population of 178,645 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 184,759. The principal town lies at Nanga Pinoh.

Administrative Districts[edit]

Melawi Regency consists of eleven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

District Population
2010 Census
Sokan 14,773
Tanah Pinoh 14,178
Tanah Pinoh Barat
(West Tanah Pinoh)
Sayan 15,639
Belimbing 20,191
Belimbing Hulu
(Upper Belimbing)
Nanga Pinoh 39,604
Pinoh Selatan
(South Pinoh)
Pinoh Utara
(North Pinoh)
Ella Hilir
(Lower Ella)
Menukung 17,385
Totals 178,645


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

Coordinates: 0°20′10″S 111°41′53″E / 0.3361°S 111.6981°E / -0.3361; 111.6981