Tolikara Regency

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Tolikara Regency
(Kabupaten Tolikara)
Regency
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Karubaga
Government
Area
 • Total 5,588.13 km2 (2,157.59 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 140,801
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)

Tolikara Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 5,588.13 km2, and had a population of 114,427 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 140,801. The administrative centre of Tolikara Regency is the town of Karubaga.

Administrative Districts[edit]

Tolikara Regency comprises 35 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

History[edit]

The VI Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad took place in Tolikara in November–December 2010.[3]

The regency was the scene of a riot against Muslims during Eid prayer in 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ The VI Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad

Coordinates: 3°25′36″S 137°25′01″E / 3.4266°S 137.4170°E / -3.4266; 137.4170