Talaud Islands Regency

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Talaud Islands Regency
Kabupaten Kepulauan Talaud
Talaud Islands location in North Sulawesi
Talaud Islands location in North Sulawesi
Country Indonesia
Province North Sulawesi
Capital Melonguane
Population (2010)
 • Total 83,441
Time zone ICST (UTC+08:00)

The Talaud Islands Regency (Kabupaten Kepulauan Talaud) is a regency of North Sulawesi province, Indonesia. The Talaud Islands form an archipelago lying off the north-east of Sulawesi, with a population at the 2010 Census of 83,441. The largest island is Karakelong, on which lies the principal town of Melonguane.


The Regency is divided into nineteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.[1]

Name Population
Census 2010
Kabaruan 5,472
Damau 4,127
Lirung 6,137
Salibabu 5,566
Kalongan 3,060
Moronge 3,505
Melonguane 10,463
Melonguane Timur
(East Melonguane)
Beo 5,521
Beo Utara
(North Beo)
Beo Selatan
(South Beo)
Rainis 5,959
Tampa Na'mma 5,497
Pulutan 1,953
Essang 3,397
Essang Selatan
(South Essang)
Gemeh 5,470
Nanusa 3,333
Miangas 728


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.