Yapen Islands Regency

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Yapen Islands Regency
Menyutuning Kabupaten Kepulauan Yapen
Lambang Kabupaten Kepulauan Yapen, Papua.jpg
Country  Indonesia
Province Papua
Capital Serui
 • Total 2,050 km2 (790 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 102,070
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Website www.kepyapenkab.go.id

Yapen Islands Regency is a regency (kabupaten) in Papua Province of northeastern Indonesia. It is located in Cenderawasih Bay of Western New Guinea.


The regency includes the islands and island groups of the Yapen Islands archipelago, including Yapen island. Its capital is Serui, on Serui Island.

It covers an area of 2,050 km2, and had a population of 82,951 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 102.070.

Administrative Districts[edit]

The Yapen Islands regency comprises twelve districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

See also[edit]


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

Coordinates: 1°47′16″S 136°16′38″E / 1.7877°S 136.2772°E / -1.7877; 136.2772