Sorong Regency

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Sorong Regency

Kabupaten Sorong
Official seal of Sorong Regency
Seal
Sorong Regency is located in Bird's Head Peninsula
Sorong Regency
Sorong Regency
Sorong Regency is located in Western New Guinea
Sorong Regency
Sorong Regency
Sorong Regency (Western New Guinea)
Sorong Regency is located in Indonesia
Sorong Regency
Sorong Regency
Sorong Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°52′59″S 131°15′00″E / 0.88306°S 131.25000°E / -0.88306; 131.25000Coordinates: 0°52′59″S 131°15′00″E / 0.88306°S 131.25000°E / -0.88306; 131.25000
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Papua
CapitalAimas
Government
 • RegentJohny Kamuru
 • Vice RegentSuko Hardjono
Area
 • Total7,415.29 km2 (2,863.06 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total81,486
 • Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Indonesia Eastern Time)
Area code(+62) 951
Websitesorongkab.go.id

Sorong Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Sorong) is a regency of West Papua Province of Indonesia.[1] It covers an area of 7,415.29 km2, and had a population of 70,619 at the 2010 Census;[2] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 81,486. Its administrative centre is the town of Aimas. The regency surrounds Sorong City (Kota), which is independent of the Regency; Sorong City has an airport, Sorong Airport, which also serves the Regency.

Administrative Districts[edit]

Sorong Regency comprises eighteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[3]

District Population
2010 Census
Moraid 1,727
Klaso 306
Makbon 2,130
Klayili 416
Beraur 1,007
Klamono 4,483
Klabot 638
Klawak 597
Salawati 9,149
Mayamuk 9,983
Salawati Timur
(East Salawati)
1,952
Seget 3,087
Segun 1,369
Salawati Selatan
(South Salawati)
2,057
Aimas 19,911
Mariat 10,432
Sayosa 988
Maudus 397

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.petra.ac.id/eastern/irian/cities/sorong/sorong.html[dead link]
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.