Location within Lampung
|Capital||Kota Agung Pusat|
|• Regent||Samsul Hadi|
|• Vice Regent||vacant|
|• Total||3,356.61 km2 (1,295.99 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (IWST)|
|Area code||(+62) 722|
Tanggamus Regency is a regency of Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 3356.61 km² and a population of 478,568 people. The capital lies at Kota Agung Pusat. It is divided administratively into 16 kecamatan. The regency was created on March 21, 1997.
In the winter of 2009/2010, the regency suffered from flooding, which saw some 80 percent of the forest in Tanggamus severely damaged. Landslides occurred in the district of Semaka and the flooding drowned several elephants including one within the protected Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and another at the Way Kerap Dam in Tanggamus.
One of tourist attraction is everyday convoy of Bottlenose dolphin in Kilauan Bay which has Kilauan Island with good scenery, but needs 3 to 4 hours drive to the south-west from the Capital City, Bandar Lampung. No public transportation to the destination, but accommodations and camping ground are available.
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