Location within East Nusa Tenggara
|Region||Lesser Sunda Islands|
|Province||East Nusa Tenggara|
|• Regent||Elias Djo|
|• Vice Regent||Paulinus Y. Nuwa Veto|
|• Total||547.09 sq mi (1,416.96 km2)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (ICST)|
|Area code||(+62) 380|
The Regency is divided into seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.
August 2011: Due to long dry season at the location, Australian saltmaker Cheetam Saltworks Ltd. is considering opening a plant in Nagekeo Regency with investment $15 million on a 1,500-hectare plot plus $6 million to build a port and would employ 1,600 people.
Besides pink beach in Komodo National Park area, the other pink beach is in Rii Taa Island, Nagekeo Regency. The island is one hour by traditional fisherman boat from Maropokot small port. In high tide, the island area only 30 meters square, but in low tide becomes 20 hectares area. Popular for local people, but only a few foreign tourists. No shade at all, good for sunbathing in the morning and afternoon.
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