Yalimo Regency

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Yalimo Regency
(Kabupaten Yalimo)
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Elelim
 • Total 1,253 km2 (484 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 62,463
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)

Yalimo Regency is one of the regencies (kabupaten) in Papua province, Indonesia. It covers an area of 1,253 km2, and had a population of 50,763 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 62,463. The administrative centre is at Elelim.

Administrative Districts[edit]

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

District Population
2010 Census
Welarek 8,687
Apalapsili 5,840
Abenaho 24,577
Elelim 5,946
Benawa 5,713


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.