Banggai Laut Regency

Banggai Laut Regency
Kabupaten Banggai Laut
Coat of arms of Banggai Laut Regency
Location within Central Sulawesi
Location within Central Sulawesi
Banggai Laut Regency is located in Banggai Islands
Banggai Laut Regency
Banggai Laut Regency
Location in Banggai Islands, Sulawesi and Indonesia
Banggai Laut Regency is located in Sulawesi
Banggai Laut Regency
Banggai Laut Regency
Banggai Laut Regency (Sulawesi)
Banggai Laut Regency is located in Indonesia
Banggai Laut Regency
Banggai Laut Regency
Banggai Laut Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°35′20″S 123°30′03″E / 1.5888°S 123.5008°E / -1.5888; 123.5008
CountryIndonesia
RegionSulawesi
ProvinceCentral Sulawesi
CapitalBanggai
Government
 • RegentWenny Bukamo
 • Vice RegentTuty Hamid
Area
 • Total280.18 sq mi (725.67 km2)
Population
 (mid 2021 estimate)
 • Total70,872
 • Density250/sq mi (98/km2)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 461
Websitebanggailautkab.go.id

Banggai Laut Regency is a regency in the province of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The regency was established on 14 December 2012, partitioned from the Banggai Islands Regency.[2] It comprises the main island of Banggai itself (including 40 offshore islets), the islands of Labobo and Bangkurung to the southwest of Banggai Island, and the numerous small Bokan Islands (Kepulauan Bokan) to the southeast. It covers a land area of 725.67 km2, and had a population of 70,435 at the 2020 Census;[3] the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 70,872.[4]

Administration

The new Banggai Laut Regency is composed of seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their 2010 Census [5] and 2020 Census populations,[6] together with the official estimates as at mid 2021.[7] The table also includes the location of the district headquarters, the number of administrative villages in each district (in total, 63 rural desa and 3 urban kelurahan), and its postal codes.

District
Name
Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
Census
2020
Population
Estimate
mid 2021
Administrative
centre
No. of
villages
Post
codes
Bangkurung (island) 116.55 8,196 8,928 8,940 Lantibung 12 (a) 94892
Labobo (island) (b) 85.65 5,241 6,036 6,070 Mansaleang 8 94893
Banggai Utara
(North Banggai)
58.05 6,007 7,042 7,100 Lokotoy 6 94896
Banggai (district) (c) 86.95 19,977 22,591 22,720 Lompio 10 94891
Banggai Tengah
(Central Banggai)
68.19 6,362 7,902 8,020 Adean 8 94895
Banggai Selatan
(South Banggai)
81.20 4,809 5,803 5,870 Matanga 6 94890
Bokan Kepulauan (d)
(Bokan Islands)
229.08 11,571 12,133 12,110 Bungin 16 94894
Totals 725.67 62,163 70,435 70,872 66

Notes: (a) including three kelurahan - Dodung, Lompio, and Tano Bonunungan. (b) including 10 small offshore islands. (c) including 42 small offshore islands. (d) comprising 91 islands.

Climate

Banggai has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from September to December and heavy to very heavy rainfall from January to August.

Climate data for Banggai
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.7
(87.3)
30.8
(87.4)
30.9
(87.6)
31.2
(88.2)
30.8
(87.4)
30.3
(86.5)
29.8
(85.6)
30.5
(86.9)
31.2
(88.2)
31.8
(89.2)
32.1
(89.8)
31.2
(88.2)
30.9
(87.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.8
(80.2)
26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
27.2
(81.0)
27.1
(80.8)
26.7
(80.1)
26.2
(79.2)
26.5
(79.7)
26.7
(80.1)
27.0
(80.6)
27.7
(81.9)
27.2
(81.0)
26.9
(80.5)
Average low °C (°F) 23.0
(73.4)
23.0
(73.4)
23.1
(73.6)
23.2
(73.8)
23.5
(74.3)
23.2
(73.8)
22.7
(72.9)
22.5
(72.5)
22.3
(72.1)
22.3
(72.1)
23.4
(74.1)
23.2
(73.8)
23.0
(73.3)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 137
(5.4)
164
(6.5)
209
(8.2)
249
(9.8)
286
(11.3)
361
(14.2)
238
(9.4)
149
(5.9)
121
(4.8)
96
(3.8)
100
(3.9)
103
(4.1)
2,213
(87.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[8]

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  2. ^ "Malaka Akhirnya Menjadi Daerah Otonom Baru". Kompas. Retrieved 30 December 2012.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  8. ^ "Climate: Banggai". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 19 November 2020.

Coordinates: 1°35′20″S 123°30′03″E / 1.5888°S 123.5008°E / -1.5888; 123.5008

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