Southwest Sumba Regency

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Southwest Sumba Regency

Kabupaten Sumba Barat Daya
Official seal of Southwest Sumba Regency
Seal
Location within East Nusa Tenggara
Location within East Nusa Tenggara
Southwest Sumba Regency is located in Sumba
Southwest Sumba Regency
Southwest Sumba Regency
Southwest Sumba Regency is located in Lesser Sunda Islands
Southwest Sumba Regency
Southwest Sumba Regency
Southwest Sumba Regency (Lesser Sunda Islands)
Southwest Sumba Regency is located in Indonesia
Southwest Sumba Regency
Southwest Sumba Regency
Southwest Sumba Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 9°33′44″S 119°05′21″E / 9.5622°S 119.0891°E / -9.5622; 119.0891Coordinates: 9°33′44″S 119°05′21″E / 9.5622°S 119.0891°E / -9.5622; 119.0891
Country Indonesia
RegionLesser Sunda Islands
Province East Nusa Tenggara
CapitalTambolaka
Government
 • RegentMarkus Dairo Tallu
 • Vice RegentNdara Tanggu Kaha
Area
 • Total558.04 sq mi (1,445.32 km2)
Population
(2010)
 • Total283,818
Area code(+62) 387
Websitesbdkab.go.id

Southwest Sumba Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Sumba Barat Daya) is a regency on Sumba in East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. Established in 2007, the regency has its seat (capital) in Tambolaka. Its population was 283,818 in the 2010 decennial census, the most of any regency of the island.[1]

Administration[edit]

The Southwest Sumba Regency (created in 2007 out of parts of West Sumba Regency) is composed of eight districts (kecamatan), whose areas (in km²) and 2010 Census populations are listed below:[2]

Name English name Area
(in km2)
Population
Census 2010
Kodi 74.7 31,223
Kodi Bangedo South Kodi 197.8 36,057
Kodi Utara North Kodi 245.4 50,864
Wewewa Selatan South Wewewa 177.9 21,691
Wewewa Barat West Wewewa 198.9 45,482
Wewewa Timur East Wewewa 248.2 53,911
Wewewa Utara North Wewewa 48.9 11,638
Loura 213.9 34,037

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