West Halmahera Regency

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West Halmahera Regency
Official seal of West Halmahera Regency
Country Indonesia
Province North Maluku
Island Halmahera
Capital Jailolo
 • Total 2,612.24 km2 (1,008.59 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 100,150
 • Density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zone WIT (UTC+9)
Website http://www.halbarkab.go.id/

West Halmahera Regency or Halmahera Barat is a regency (on Halmahera Island) in North Maluku Province, Indonesia. As of 2010 Census it had a population of 100,150 people.[1] The capital lies at Jailolo.


The regency is divided into nine districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.

Name English name Population
Census 2010
Jailolo 27,541
Jailolo Selatan South Jailolo 14,144
Lainnya 3,416
Sahu 9,223
Sahu Timur East Sahu 8,015
Ibu 9,351
Ibu Selatan South Ibu 10,335
Ibu Utara North Ibu 7,773
Loloda 10,626


Coordinates: 1°25′02″N 127°33′09″E / 1.4171°N 127.5526°E / 1.4171; 127.5526