Selayar Islands Regency

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Selayar Islands Regency
Kabupaten Kepulauan Selayar
Regency
Official seal of Selayar Islands Regency
Seal
Nickname(s): Tanadoang
Motto(s): Selayar Mapan Mandiri
Map of Selayar Islands
Selayar Islands Regency is located in Selayar Islands Regency
Selayar Islands Regency
Selayar Islands Regency
Location in Selayar Islands and Indonesia
Selayar Islands Regency is located in Indonesia
Selayar Islands Regency
Selayar Islands Regency
Selayar Islands Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 6°49′00″S 120°48′00″E / 6.81667°S 120.8°E / -6.81667; 120.8Coordinates: 6°49′00″S 120°48′00″E / 6.81667°S 120.8°E / -6.81667; 120.8
CountryIndonesia
RegionSulawesi
ProvinceSouth Sulawesi
Anniversary29 November 1605; 412 years ago (1605-11-29)
CapitalBenteng
Government
 • RegentMuh Basli Ali
 • Vice RegentZainuddin
Area
 • Total10,503.69 km2 (4,055.50 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total121,905
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Postcodes92812
Area code(+62) 414
Vehicle registrationDD
Websitekepulauanselayarkab.go.id

The Selayar Islands Regency is a regency of Indonesia in South Sulawesi province that covers the Selayar Islands, which lie to the south of Sulawesi. The Selayar Straits separate the regency from Sulawesi island.

Administration[edit]

Districts[edit]

The Selayar Islands Regency is divided into eleven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census populations[1] and their administrative centres ('capitals').

Name Population
Census 2010
Capital
Pasimarannu 8,959 Bonerate
Pasilambena 6,786 Kalaotoa
Pasimassunggu 7,625 Kembang Ragi
Takabonerate 12,296 Batang
Pasimassunggu Timur
(East Pasimassunggu)
7,307 Bontobulaeng
Bontosikuyu 14,332 Harapan
Bontoharu 12,484 Bontobangun
Benteng 21,344 Benteng
Bontomanai 12,226 Polebungin
Bontomatene 12,571 Batangmata
Buki 6,125 Buki

Regent[edit]

Here are the names of the Leader / Regent Selayar Islands since 1739 until now :


Demography[edit]

Population growth charts Selayar Islands Regency
data sources : Selayar Islands Regency in figures 2010

Sea turtle village[edit]

Kampung Penyu (Sea turtle village) in Bontomanai district is sea turtle conservation area under supervision of Taka Bone Rate National Park.[2]

Old pictures[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Fadly Syarif. "Kampung Penyu dalam kemeriahan Takabonerate Island Expedition 2013". Retrieved June 7, 2014.

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