Musi Banyuasin Regency

Musi Banyuasin Regency
(Kabupaten Musi Banyuasin)
Coat of arms of Musi Banyuasin Regency
Location in South Sumatra
Location in South Sumatra
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceSouth Sumatra
Regency seatSekayu
Area
 • Total14,265.96 km2 (5,508.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total622,206
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)

Musi Banyuasin Regency is a regency of South Sumatra (or Sumatra Selatan) province, in Indonesia. It has a total area of 14,265.96 km2 (5,508 sq mi) and a population of 561,458 at the 2010 Census[2] and 622,206 at the 2020 Census.[3]

The administrative centre of Musi Banyuasin Regency is the town of Sekayu.

Geography

The regency, which covers fifteen percent of the area of South Sumatera Province, is located between 1.3° to 4° South latitude and from 103° to 104°40′ East longitude. It is bordered to the north by Jambi Province, to the south by the new Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency, to the west by Musi Rawas Regency and North Musi Rawas Regency, and to the east by Banyuasin Regency.

Administrative districts

As at 2010, Musi Banyuasin Regency was subdivided into eleven districts (kecamatan), but a further three districts were created in 2011 (Lawang Wetan, Babat Supat and Tungkal Jaya), and another one in 2017 (Jirak Jaya). These are all listed below with their revised areas (in Km²) and their populations at the 2010 Census[4] and the 2020 Census.[5] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and uban kelurahan) in each district, and its post codes.

Name Area
in
km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
Census
2020
Administrative
centre
Number of
villages
Post
code(s)
Sanga Desa 317.00 30,032 33,010 Ngulak 19 30759
Babat Toman 1,291.00 52,640 36,070 Babat 13 30752
Batanghari Leko 2,107.79 21,156 19,670 Tanah Abang 16 30755
Plakat Tinggi 247.00 22,043 26,740 Sido Rahayu 15 30758
Lawang Wetan 232.00 (a) 25,080 Ulak Paceh 15 30753
Sungai Keruh 330.12 40,595 23,350 Tebing Bulang 22 30751
Jirak Jaya 298.88 (b) 19,090 Jirak (b) (b)
Sekayu 701.60 78,637 91,120 Serasan Jaya 14 30711
Lais 755.53 52,353 53,460 Lais 15 30757
Sungai Lilin
(Lilin River)
374.26 85,745 61,820 Sungai Lilin 15 30750
Keluang 400.57 28,342 32,740 Keluang 14 30754
Babat Supat 511.02 (c) 35,740 Babat Banyuasin 16 30755
Bayung Lencir 4,847.00 112,277 75,370 Bayung Lencir 23 30756
Lalan 1,031.00 37,638 39,300 Bandar Agung 27 30758
Tungkal Jaya 821.00 (d) 49,660 Peninggalan 16 30756
Totals 14,265.96 561,458 622,206 Sekayu 240

Notes: (a) the population of Lawang Wetan District in 2010 is included in the figure for Babat Toman District, from which it was cut in 2011.
(b) the population of Jirak Jaya District in 2010, and the number of villages and post code, is included in the figures for Sungai Keruh District, from which it was cut in 2017.
(c) the population of Babat Supat District in 2010 is included in the figure for Sungai Lilin District, from which it was cut in 2011.
(d) the population of Tungkal Jaya District in 2010 is included in the figure for Bayung Lencir District, from which it was cut in 2011.

Soil

Musi Banyuasin Regency consists of 4 kinds of soil:

  • Organosol: along the swamp and in the plain area
  • Clay Loam: see Organosol
  • Alluvial: along the Musi River
  • Pudzolik: in the hilly area

Climate

Musi Banyuasin Regency has tropic and wet season with variation of rainfall between 39.00 and 297.25 mm, for the year 2007 December has highest rank of rainfalls. Rain days in 2007 tend to vary between 2.75 and 15.25 days with January having highest rank of rain days.

External links

  • Official website
  • Map of South Sumatra province

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.

Coordinates: 2°53′38″S 103°48′45″E / 2.89389°S 103.81250°E / -2.89389; 103.81250


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