Minahasa Regency

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Minahasa Regency

(Kabupaten Minahasa)
Official seal of Minahasa Regency
Seal
Location in North Sulawesi
Location in North Sulawesi
Minahasa Regency is located in Indonesia
Minahasa Regency
Minahasa Regency
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 1°1′N 124°34′E / 1.017°N 124.567°E / 1.017; 124.567
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceNorth Sulawesi
Established15 November 1428; 590 years ago (1428-11-15)
CapitalTondano
Government
 • RegentRoyke Roring
 • Vice RegentRobby Dondokambey
Area
 • Total1,114.87 km2 (430.45 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2019)[2]
 • Total341,500
 • Density310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (WITA)
Websiteminahasa.go.id

Minahasa Regency is a regency in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Its capital is Tondano. It covers an area of 1,114.87 sq.km and had a population of 310,384 at the 2010 Census; this rose to 328,700 at the 2015 Intermediate Census and the latest official estimate (as at Mid 2019) is 341,500.[3]

Several cities and regencies representing areas that were initially part of the Minahasa Regency have since been removed from this regency and established as the cities of Bitung (1975, initially as an administrative city)[4] and Tomohon (2003),[5] and the regencies of South Minahasa (2003),[6] North Minahasa (2003),[7] and Southeast Minahasa (2007, through the South Minahasa Regency).[8]

Administration[edit]

The regency is divided into 25 districts (kecamatan). The table below lists population totals from the 2010 Census. It does not include the six new districts of Kakas Barat, Kawangkoan Barat, Kawangkoan Utara, Mandolang, Tombariri Timur, and Tompaso Barat, which were established after 2010.

Name English name Area in
Sq.km
Population
Census 2010[9]
Langowan Timur (East Langowan) 18.4 12,220
Langowan Barat (West Langowan) 46.0 15,143
Langowan Selatan (South Langowan) 50.6 7,457
Langowan Utara (North Langowan) 10.8 7,990
Tompaso 32.1 15,158
Kawangkoan 68.7 25,904
Sonder 52.7 17,503
Tombariri 158.0 25,651
Pineleng 102.4 45,079
Tombulu 79.2 15,023
Tondano Barat (West Tondano) 25.0 18,862
Tondano Selatan (South Tondano) 19.1 19,716
Tondano Timur (East Tondano) 18.1 13,772
Tondano Utara (North Tondano) 19.4 11,211
Remboken 24.1 10,994
Kakas 167.4 21,211
Lembean Timur (East Lembean) 20.9 7,523
Eris 51.0 9,932
Kombi 121.1 10,035

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ North Sulawesi in Figures 2014. Badan Pusat Statistik Sulawesi Utara, 2014.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik Sulawesi Utara, 2019.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  4. ^ Peraturan Pemerintah Republik Indonesia Nomor 4 Tahun 1975
  5. ^ Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 10 Tahun 2003 Archived 2009-11-24 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 10 Tahun 2003 Archived 2009-11-24 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 33 Tahun 2003 Archived 2009-11-23 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 9 Tahun 2007 Archived 2012-01-07 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.