Sukamara Regency

Coordinates: 2°37′36″S 111°14′12″E / 2.6267°S 111.2368°E / -2.6267; 111.2368
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Sukamara Regency
Kabupaten Sukamara
Coat of arms of Sukamara Regency
Location within Central Kalimantan
Location within Central Kalimantan
Sukamara Regency is located in Kalimantan
Sukamara Regency
Sukamara Regency
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
Sukamara Regency is located in Indonesia
Sukamara Regency
Sukamara Regency
Sukamara Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 2°37′36″S 111°14′12″E / 2.6267°S 111.2368°E / -2.6267; 111.2368
CountryIndonesia
RegionKalimantan
ProvinceCentral Kalimantan
CapitalSukamara
Government
 • RegentAhmad Dirman
 • Vice RegentWindu Subagio
Area
 • Total1,478 sq mi (3,827 km2)
Population
 (mid 2022 estimate)
 • Total66,845
 • Density45/sq mi (17/km2)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+7 (Western Indonesia Time)
Area code(+62) 532
Websitesukamarakab.go.id

Sukamara Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Sukamara) is one of the thirteen regencies which comprise the Central Kalimantan Province on the island of Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia. It was created on 10 April 2002 from the former southwest part of West Kotawaringin Regency. The town of Sukamara is the capital of Sukamara Regency, which covers an area of 3,827 km2. The population of the Regency was 44,952 at the 2010 Census[2] and 63,464 at the 2020 Census;[3] the official estimate as at mid 2022 was 66,845 (comprising 35,122 males and 31,723 females).[1]

Administrative Districts[edit]

Sukamara Regency consists of five districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and populations from the 2010 Census[2] and the 2020 Census,[3] together with the official estimates as at mid 2022.[1] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages in each district (a total of 29 rural desa and 3 urban kelurahan), and its postal codes.

Kode
Wilayah
Name of
District
(kecamatan)
Area
in
km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
Pop'n
Estimate
mid 2022
Admin
centre
No.
of
villages
Post
codes
62.08.02 Jelai (a) 796 4,412 5,520 5,690 Kuala Jelai 5 (b) 74171
62.08.04 Pantai Lunci 804 4,846 5,860 6,070 Sungai Cabang Barat 4 74170
62.08.01 Sukamara 1,028 19,626 30,890 32,410 Padang 8 (c) 74172
62.08.03 Balai Riam 539 6,649 10,620 11,350 Balai Riam 8 74173
62.08.05 Permata Kecubung 660 9,922 10,560 11,320 Ajang 7 74174
Totals 3,827 44,952 63,464 66,845 Sukamara 32

Note: (a) Jelai District includes four small offshore islands - Pulau Jamban, Pulau Nibung Hilir, Pulau Nibung Hulu and Pulau Tangguk.
(b) includes one kelurahan - the town of Kuala Jelai. (c) includes 2 kelurahan - Mendawai and Padang.

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Demographics[edit]

Religion as of the Indonesian census of 2010:[4]

Climate[edit]

Sukamara has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Sukamara
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Mean daily maximum °C (°F) 29.7
(85.5)
29.9
(85.8)
30.4
(86.7)
31.0
(87.8)
31.3
(88.3)
31.1
(88.0)
31.5
(88.7)
31.8
(89.2)
31.9
(89.4)
31.6
(88.9)
30.9
(87.6)
30.1
(86.2)
30.9
(87.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.2
(79.2)
26.3
(79.3)
26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.4)
27.2
(81.0)
26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
27.1
(80.8)
27.2
(81.0)
27.0
(80.6)
26.8
(80.2)
26.3
(79.3)
26.8
(80.2)
Mean daily minimum °C (°F) 22.7
(72.9)
22.8
(73.0)
22.8
(73.0)
22.9
(73.2)
23.1
(73.6)
22.7
(72.9)
22.5
(72.5)
22.4
(72.3)
22.6
(72.7)
22.5
(72.5)
22.7
(72.9)
22.6
(72.7)
22.7
(72.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 234
(9.2)
240
(9.4)
294
(11.6)
319
(12.6)
268
(10.6)
234
(9.2)
209
(8.2)
152
(6.0)
230
(9.1)
260
(10.2)
303
(11.9)
310
(12.2)
3,053
(120.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[5]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2023, Kabupaten Sukamara Dalam Angka 2023 (Katalog-BPS 1102001.6208)
  2. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ "Home". bps.go.id.
  5. ^ "Climate: Sukamara". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 24 November 2020.

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