Bulungan Regency

Bulungan Regency
Kabupaten Bulungan (Indonesian)
Flag of Bulungan Regency
Coat of arms of Bulungan Regency
Location of Bulungan Regency in North Kalimantan.
Location of Bulungan Regency in North Kalimantan.
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceNorth Kalimantan
CapitalTanjung Selor
Area
 • Total13,181.92 km2 (5,089.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total151,844
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (Central Indonesian Time)
Websitebulungan.go.id

Bulungan Regency is a regency of North Kalimantan Province in Indonesia. It covers an area of 13,181.92 km2 and had a population of 112,663 at the 2010 Census[2] and 151,844 at the 2020 Census.[3] The administrative centre is at Tanjung Selor.

History

In 2007, three districts (kecamatan) was split from Bulungan Regency to form a new regency, Tana Tidung Regency.[4]

It had been part of the East Kalimantan province, but in 2012 became part of the newly created North Kalimantan province. Tanjung Selor in Bulungan Regency was designated as the province's capital.[5]

Administrative Districts

The regency is divided into ten districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[6] and the 2020 Census.[7] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

District
Name
Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
Census
2020
Administrative
centre
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Peso (a) 3,142.79 4,327 4,400 Long Bia 10 77261
Peso Hilir
(Lower Peso)
1,639.71 3,484 4,134 Long Tungu 6 77262
Tanjung Palas Barat
(West Tanjung Palas)
1,064.51 5,832 6,416 Long Beluah 5 77217
Tanjung Palas 1,755.74 14,032 17,556 Gunung Putih 9 77211;
77214-77216
Tanjung Selor (b) 677.77 39,439 56,569 Tanjung Selor Hilir 9 77211
& 77212
Tanjung Palas Timur
(East Tanjung Palas)
1,277.81 8,651 18,020 Tanah Kuning 8 77215
Tanjung Palas Tengah
(Central Tanjung Palas) (c)
624.95 7,527 11,567 Salim Batu 3 77216
Tanjung Palas Utara
(North Tanjung Palas)
806.34 8,954 10,651 Karang Agung 6 77218
Sekatak (d) 1,993.98 9,278 10,842 Sekatak Buji 22 77263
Bunyu 198.32 11,139 11,689 Bunyu Barat 3 77281
Totals 13,181.92 112,663 151,844 81

Notes: (a) including 5 offshore islands. (b) including 7 offshore islands. (c) including 65 offshore islands. (d) including 10 offshore islands.

Gallery

Sultan Maulana Mohamad Jalaluddin of Bulungan (1931).

See also

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ "UU No. 34 Tahun 2007 tentang Pembentukan Kabupaten Tana Tidung Di Provinsi Kalimantan Timur". peraturan.bpk.go.id (in Indonesian). Audit Board of Indonesia. 2007. Retrieved 31 January 2022.
  5. ^ "Sejarah | Kalimantan Utara". kaltaraprov.go.id. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 3°00′00″N 117°10′00″E / 3.0000°N 117.1667°E / 3.0000; 117.1667


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