Muara Enim Regency

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Muara Enim Regency
(Kabupaten Muara Enim)
Regency
Official seal of Muara Enim Regency
Seal
Location of Muara Enim Regency (in red) in South Sumatra, before the separation off of Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency
Location of Muara Enim Regency (in red) in South Sumatra, before the separation off of Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency
Country Indonesia
Province South Sumatra
Capital Muara Enim
Area
 • Total 8,587.94 km2 (3,315.82 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 769,211
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Muara Enim Regency is a regency of South Sumatra Province, Indonesia. The capital is the town of Muara Enim. The city of Prabumulih is an enclave within the regency but is administratively separate. The regency until 2012 covered an area of 8,587.94 km² and had a population of 717,717 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate of this area (as at January 2014) is 769,211; however in December 2012 part of the Muara Enim Regency was split off to form the new Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency.

Mining and agricultural activities are abundant in the regency and it is also a producer of oil.[2][3] Notable crops include rice and coconuts.

Location[edit]

Bumi Serasan Sekundang is located in the heart of South Sumatra Province. The boundaries are:

North Musi Banyuasin Regency, Banyuasin Regency, Palembang City
South South Ogan Komering Ulu Regency, Kaur Regency (Bengkulu Province)
West Musi Rawas Regency, Lahat Regency, Pagar Alam City
East Ogan Komering Ulu Regency, Ogan Ilir Regency, Prabumulih City

Administrative Districts[edit]

Muara Enim Regency was divided as at 2010 into twenty-two districts (kecamatan):

  • Semendo Darat Laut
  • Semendo Darat Ulu
  • Semendo Darat Tengah
  • Tanjung Agung
  • Rambang
  • Lubai
  • Lawang Kidul
  • Muara Enim
  • Ujan Mas
  • Gunung Megang
  • Benakat
  • Rambang Dangku
  • Talang Ubi #
  • Penukal #
  • Tanah Abang #
  • Penukal Utara #
  • Abab #
  • Gelumbang
  • Lembak
  • Sungai Rotan
  • Muara Belida
  • Kelekar

Five of these districts (indicated by # above) were separated out in 2013 to form the new Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Indonesia agriculture: investment opportunities in agribusiness. Feraco in cooperated with Center for Permit and Investment Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia. 2007. ISBN 978-979-3824-16-1. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 
  3. ^ THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA. 1930. p. 115. Retrieved 19 February 2011. 

Coordinates: 4°13′58″S 103°36′51″E / 4.2327°S 103.6141°E / -4.2327; 103.6141