East Ogan Komering Ulu Regency

East Ogan Komering Ulu Regency
(Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu Timur)
Coat of arms of East Ogan Komering Ulu Regency
Location in South Sumatra
Location in South Sumatra
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceSouth Sumatra
Regency seatMartapura
Area
 • Total3,370.00 km2 (1,301.16 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total649,853
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)

East Ogan Komering Ulu Regency is a regency of South Sumatra Province, Indonesia. It covers an area of 3,370 km2 and had a population of 609,982 at the 2010 Census[2] and 649,853 at the 2020 Census.[3] The regency seat is the town of Martapura.[4] It borders Ogan Ilir Regency to the north, Ogan Komering Ulu Regency to the west, Ogan Komering Ilir Regency in the east and Lampung Province and South Ogan Komering Ulu Regency in the south.[4]

Administrative districts

This Regency is administratively composed of twenty districts (kecamatan), comprising 191 villages.[4] Their areas (in km2) and their 2010[5] and 2020[6] Census populations are listed below, together with the locations at the district administrative centres:

Name Area
(in km2)
Population
Census 2010
Population
Census 2020
Administrative
centre
Martapura 102.16 48,141 54,806 Martapura
Bunga Mayang 113.54 15,841 17,460 Negeri Ratu
Jaya Pura 230.17 11,635 14,957 Bunga Mayang
Buay Pemuka Peliung 154.13 31,514 33,733 Pulau Negara
Buay Madang 114.36 35,689 37,036 Kurungan Nyawa
Buay Madang Timur
(East Buay Madang)
156.25 53,450 56,277 Karang Tengah
Buay Pemuka Bangsa Raja 192.95 11,055 11,914 Muncak Kabau
Madang Suku II 129.34 28,522 30,372 Kota Negara
Madang Suku III 195.32 23,670 25,295 Batumarta VI
Madang Suku I 211.25 34,019 35,493 Rasuan
Belitang Madang Raya 163.59 40,817 44,704 Tugu Mulyo
Belitang 354.50 50,509 51,300 Gumawang
Belitang Jaya 91.97 18,204 20,296 Karsa Jaya
Belitang III 153.87 32,951 35,413 Nusa Bakti
Belitang II 153.59 39,746 41,961 Sumber Jaya
Belitang Mulya 45.97 19,853 20,735 Petanggan
Semendawai Suku III 297.77 36,842 39,221 Sriwangi
Semendawai Timur
(East Semendawai)
183.27 32,693 33,298 Burnai Mulya
Cempaka 101.00 25,263 25,629 Cempaka
Semendawai Barat
(West Semendawai)
225.00 19,548 19,953 Betung
Totals.. 3,370.00 609,982 649,853 Martapura

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Economy

The regency is one of the major rice producing areas of South Sumatra, mainly concentrated in the Belitang District, Buay Madang District, Cempaka District and Martapura Districts with a large-scale irrigation scheme covering some 120,000 hectares.[7] Other crops include rubber, coffee, black pepper, coconut, palm oil and fruits such as orange, durian, duku, rambutan and banana.

Notable people

Former Constitutional Court judge Ahmad Natabaya was born in the regency in the village of Cempaka.[8]

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ a b c "Profile of Regency of East Ogan Komering Ulu". Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  7. ^ "Potential and Investment Opportunity". Simperdal. Retrieved 19 February 2011.
  8. ^ Prof. H Ahmad Syarifuddin Natabaya, SH, LLM. Sriwijaya University website, 6 December 2008. Accessed 18 October 2016.

Coordinates: 3°51′24″S 104°45′08″E / 3.8568°S 104.7521°E / -3.8568; 104.7521

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