South Minahasa Regency

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South Minahasa Regency
(Kabupaten Minahasa Selatan)
Coat of arms of South Minahasa Regency
Location in North Sulawesi
Location in North Sulawesi
South Minahasa Regency is located in Indonesia
South Minahasa Regency
South Minahasa Regency
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 0°35′N 124°18′E / 0.583°N 124.300°E / 0.583; 124.300
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceNorth Sulawesi
Established25 February 2003; 18 years ago (2003-02-25)
CapitalAmurang
Government
 • RegentChristiany Paruntu
 • Vice RegentSonny Tandaju
Area
 • Total1,456.46 km2 (562.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[2]
 • Total236,463
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (WITA)
Websiteminselkab.go.id

South Minahasa Regency is a regency in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Its capital is Amurang. It covers an area of 1,456.46 km2, and had a population of 195,553 at the 2010 Census; this had risen to 236,463 at the 2020 Census.[3] It was originally part of the Minahasa Regency until it was established as a separate regency on 25 February 2003.[4] In turn, a Southeast Minahasa Regency was established as a separate regency from part of the South Minahasa Regency on 2 January 2007.[5]

Administration[edit]

The regency is divided into seventeen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and population totals from the 2010 Census[6] and the 2020 Census.[7] The table also includes the location of the administrative centre and the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010[8]
Population
Census
2020[9]
Admin
centre
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Modoinding 45.82 11,324 13,748 Pinasungkulan 10 95958
Tompaso Baru 133.75 11,774 13,511 Tompaso Baru Dua 10 95358
Maesaan 140.26 9,717 12,020 Tumani Utara 12 95357
Ranoyapo 101.58 11,832 14,361 Pontak Satu 12 95944
Motoling 25.90 7,191 8,650 Motoling 7 95941
Kumelembuai 31.67 6,650 7,847 Kumelembuai Satu 8 95956
Motoling Barat
(West Motoling)
120.39 7,661 9,655 Raanon Baru Dua 8 95942
Motoling Timur
(East Motoling)
52.01 8,673 10,277 Wanga Amongena 8 95943
Sinonsayang 102.95 15,203 18,860 Ongkaw Dua 13 95959
Tenga 125.34 17,184 21,522 Pakuweru 18 95355
Amurang 46.13 16,260 18,182 Buyungon 8 95957
Amurang Barat
(West Amurang)
107.41 14,898 17,307 Kapitu 10 95955
Amurang Timur
(East Amurang)
142.30 13,390 16,455 Lopana 10 95954
Tareran 57.25 12,129 14,234 Rumoong Atas 13 95953
Suluun Tareran ("Sulta") 36.63 7,098 8,169 Suluun Empat 9 95952
Tumpaan 75.32 15,434 20,095 Tumpaan Satu 10 95352
Tatapaan (a) 111.77 8,965 11,570 Paslaten 11 95351
Totals 1,456.46 195,553 236,463 177

Notes: (a) including 4 small offshore islands.

Climate[edit]

Amurang, the seat of the regency has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from July to September and heavy rainfall in the remaining months.

Climate data for Amurang
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.6
(85.3)
29.6
(85.3)
29.9
(85.8)
30.9
(87.6)
31.0
(87.8)
30.9
(87.6)
30.9
(87.6)
31.5
(88.7)
31.7
(89.1)
31.8
(89.2)
30.9
(87.6)
30.2
(86.4)
30.7
(87.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
26.0
(78.8)
26.2
(79.2)
26.7
(80.1)
26.9
(80.4)
26.8
(80.2)
26.7
(80.1)
26.9
(80.4)
26.8
(80.2)
27.0
(80.6)
26.7
(80.1)
26.4
(79.5)
26.6
(79.9)
Average low °C (°F) 22.4
(72.3)
22.4
(72.3)
22.6
(72.7)
22.5
(72.5)
22.9
(73.2)
22.7
(72.9)
22.5
(72.5)
22.4
(72.3)
22.0
(71.6)
22.2
(72.0)
22.6
(72.7)
22.7
(72.9)
22.5
(72.5)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 331
(13.0)
263
(10.4)
243
(9.6)
205
(8.1)
187
(7.4)
170
(6.7)
124
(4.9)
97
(3.8)
99
(3.9)
138
(5.4)
224
(8.8)
280
(11.0)
2,361
(93)
Source: Climate-Data.org[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik Sulawesi Utara, 2014.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik Sulawesi Utara, 2020.
  4. ^ RI, Setjen DPR. "Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat". www.dpr.go.id. Archived from the original on 24 November 2009. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
  5. ^ Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 9 Tahun 2007 Archived 2012-01-07 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  8. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  9. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  10. ^ "Climate: Amurang". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 22 November 2020.