Lima Puluh Kota Regency

Lima Puluh Kota Regency
Kabupaten Lima Puluh Kota
Official seal of Lima Puluh Kota Regency
Location within West Sumatra
Location within West Sumatra
Lima Puluh Kota Regency is located in Sumatra
Lima Puluh Kota Regency
Lima Puluh Kota Regency
Location in Sumatra and Indonesia
Lima Puluh Kota Regency is located in Indonesia
Lima Puluh Kota Regency
Lima Puluh Kota Regency
Lima Puluh Kota Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°14′00″S 100°37′59″E / 0.233333°S 100.633°E / -0.233333; 100.633
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Sumatra
Regency seatSarilamak
Government
 • RegentIrfendi Arbi
 • Vice RegentFerizal Ridwan
Area
 • Total3,354.53 km2 (1,295.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 census)[1]
 • Total383,525
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 752
Websitelimapuluhkota.go.id

Lima Puluh Kota Regency (meaning fifty towns in the Minangkabau language) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Sumatra province, Indonesia. It has an area of 3,354.53 km2 and had a population of 348,249 at the 2010 census[2] and 383,525 at the 2020 census.[3] The regency seat is the town of Sarilamak.

Administration

Lima Puluh Kota Regency is divided into thirteen districts (kecamatan), listed below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 census[4] and the 2020 census.[5]

District Area
in km2
Population
2010 census
Population
2020 census
Payakumbuh (a) 99.47 32,232 37297
Akabiluru 94.26 25,419 28,558
Luak 61.68 25,458 28,133
Lareh Sago Halaban 394.85 34,771 38,524
Situjuah Limo Nagari 74.18 20,313 23,274
Harau 416.80 46,718 55,451
Guguak 106.20 33,980 35,878
Mungka 83.76 25,032 27,024
Suliki 136.94 14,294 14,895
Bukik Barisan (b) 294.20 21,899 22,867
Gunung Omeh (c) 156.54 12,516 14,019
Kapur IX 723.06 27,504 28,191
Pangkalan Koto Baru 712.06 28,414 29,414
Totals 3,354.30 348,249 383,525

Notes: (a) meaning grassy swamp in the Minangkabau language;
Payakumbuh District is not to be confused with Payakumbuh city, which is an enclave within the regency but no longer administratively part of it.
(b) meaning row of hills in the Minangkabau language.
(c) meaning golden mountain in the Minangkabau language.

Harau Canyon

Harau Canyon is called as Indonesian Yosemite. There are 4 waterfalls here with heights of among 50–90 metres. The cliffs are around 80 to 300 metres and (rope) climbing guides are available.[6]

Butterfly Park

Since 1 January 2012, Aka Barayun Butterfly Park near Harau Canyon has opened for free. Butterfly breeding cages are still in preparation and also some animals as mini zoo.[7]

Kelok Sembilan Bridge

Kelok Sembilan Bridge which connects West Sumatra Province and Riau Province at kilometre 143-148 was officially opened on 31 October 2013. Kelok Sembilan Bridge is also called as Kelok Sembilan Overpass, because it is over the old Kelok 44. The first stage of the bridge is 720 metres with a 4 kilometres access road, the second stage is 250 metres bridge with a 1 kilometre access road.[8] The bridge is predicted to save vehicles and passengers costs of up to Rp134.5 billion per year.[9] The bridge cost itself was Rp550 billion ($49.5 million).[10]

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  6. ^ Indonesian Yosemite
  7. ^ "Taman Kupu-Kupu Dikembangkan di Lima Puluh Kota". March 31, 2012. Archived from the original on April 8, 2012.
  8. ^ "Lebaran Jalur Kelok Sembilan Belum Selesai". July 2, 2012.
  9. ^ "Arus Mudik, Jalan Layang Kelok Sembilan Difungsikan Sementara". August 2, 2013.
  10. ^ "Islands in focus: Kelok 9 overpass ready to be opened". Retrieved November 1, 2013.

External links

  • (in Indonesian) Official website

Coordinates: 0°14′00″S 100°37′59″E / 0.233333°S 100.633°E / -0.233333; 100.633


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