Pegunungan Bintang Regency

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Pegunungan Bintang Regency
(Kabupaten Pegunungan Bintang)
Regency
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Oksibil
Government
Area
 • Total 15,682 km2 (6,055 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 80,516
 • Density 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Website www.pegbintangkab.go.id

Pegunungan Bintang Regency, or Bintang Mountains Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 15,682 km2, and had a population of 65,434 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 80,516. The administrative centre is Oksibil.

Administrative Districts[edit]

The Bintang Mountains Regency comprises 34 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

The number of districts increased dramatically prior to 2010, created by the division of the six original districts; Kawor, Tarup and Awinbon were created from parts of Iwur District; Pepera, Alemsom, Serambakon, Kolomdol, Oksop, Sebang, Ok Bape and Ok Aon were created from parts of Oksibil District; Bime, Epumek, Weime, Pamek, Nongme and Batani were created from parts of Borme District; Aboy, Okbab, Teiraplu and Yefta were created from parts of Okbi District; East Kiwirok, Okhika, Oklip and Warasamo were created from parts of Kiwirok District; and Murkim, Mofinop and Okbemta were created from parts of Batom District.

References[edit]

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