Talaud Islands Regency

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Talaud Islands Regency

Kabupaten Kepulauan Talaud
Miangas Airport
Official seal of Talaud Islands Regency
Seal
Location within North Sulawesi
Location within North Sulawesi
Talaud Islands Regency is located in Sulawesi
Talaud Islands Regency
Talaud Islands Regency
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
Talaud Islands Regency is located in Indonesia
Talaud Islands Regency
Talaud Islands Regency
Talaud Islands Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°18′42″N 126°46′51″E / 4.31178°N 126.78085°E / 4.31178; 126.78085Coordinates: 4°18′42″N 126°46′51″E / 4.31178°N 126.78085°E / 4.31178; 126.78085
Country Indonesia
Province North Sulawesi
CapitalMelonguane
Government
 • RegentElly Engelbert Lasut (Berkarya)
 • Vice RegentMoktar A Parapaga
Area
 • Total1,251.02 km2 (483.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total94,520
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 433
Websitetalaudkab.go.id

The Talaud Islands Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Kepulauan Talaud) is a regency of North Sulawesi province, Indonesia. The Talaud Islands form an archipelago situated to the north-east of Sulawesi, with a land area of 1,251.02 km2. They had a population of 83,434 at the 2010 Census,[2] increasing to 94,520 at the 2020 Census.[3] The largest island is Karakelong, on which lies the principal town of Melonguane. To its south lie the islands of Salibabu and Kabaruan, while the Nanusa group lies to the northeast of Karakelong, and tiny Miangas is situated midway between Karakelong and the Philippines.

Administration[edit]

The Regency is divided into nineteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[4] and 2020 Census.[5]

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
Census
2020
Admin
centre
Kabaruan 66.03 5,472 5,860 Mangaran
Damau
(East Kabaruan)
49.58 4,127 4,530 Damau
Total Kabaruan
Island
115.61 9,599 10,390
Lirung 31.11 6,137 6,330 Lirung
Salibabu 21.80 5,566 6,330 Salibabu
Kalongan 24.81 3,060 3,460 Kalongan
Moronge 20.35 3,505 3,880 Moronge
Total Salibabu
Island
98.07 18,268 20,000
Melonguane 77.39 10,463 11,920 Melonguane
Melonguane Timur (East Melonguane) 48.35 2,964 3,750 Bowombaru
Beo 70.93 5,521 5,980 Beo
Beo Utara
(North Beo)
144.85 3,609 4,350 Lobbo
Beo Selatan
(South Beo)
63.87 3,475 3,960 Tarohan
Rainis 80.68 5,959 7,180 Rainis
Tampan 'Amma 124.18 5,497 6,450 Dapalan
Pulutan 58.81 1,953 2,350 Pulutan
Essang 94.76 3,397 3,870 Essang
Essang Selatan
(South Essang)
75.02 3,198 3,680 Sambuara
Gemeh 137.71 5,470 6,430 Gemeh
Total Karakelong
Island
976.55 51,506 59,920
Nanusa
(Nanusa Islands)
58.40 3,333 3,400 Karatung
Miangas 2.39 728 810 Miangas
Total Regency 1,251.02 83,434 94,520

References[edit]

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.