Tulang Bawang Regency
|Tulang Bawang Regency|
Tulang Bawang River near Menggala
|• Total||6,851.32 km2 (2,645.31 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||WIB (UTC+7)|
Tulang Bawang Regency is a regency of Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 6,851.32 square kilometres (2,645.31 sq mi) and a population of 860,854. The capital lies at Menggala, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) from the provincial capital of Bandar Lampung. The regency takes its name from the Tulang Bawang River which flows through the province.
Major crops include rice, orange (a growing sector), corn, cassava, soy bean and zallaca palm fruit. As of 2010, the area under plantation in the regency is 298.943 hectares (738.70 acres), mainly rubber, coconut, oil palm and sugar cane. It is particularly known though for its shrimp industry.
- "Profile of Regency of Tulang Bawang". Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
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