North Kolaka Regency

North Kolaka Regency
Kabupaten Kolaka Utara
Official seal of North Kolaka Regency
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
North Kolaka Regency is located in Sulawesi
North Kolaka Regency
North Kolaka Regency
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
North Kolaka Regency is located in Indonesia
North Kolaka Regency
North Kolaka Regency
North Kolaka Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°20′14″S 121°02′38″E / 3.33722°S 121.04389°E / -3.33722; 121.04389
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceSoutheast Sulawesi
CapitalLasusua
Government
 • RegentNur Rahman Umar
 • Vice RegentAbass
Area
 • Total2,924.46 km2 (1,129.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total137,700
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 405
Websitekolutkab.go.id

North Kolaka Regency is a regency in the northwest part of Southeast Sulawesi province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 2,924.46 km2,[2] and had a population of 121,476 at the 2010 Census,[3] and 137,700 at the 2020 Census.[4] The principal town lies at Lasusua.

Administration

The North Kolaka Regency is divided into fifteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below from south to north, with their areas (as given by the regency BPS) and their populations at the 2010 Census[5] and the 2020 Census.[6] The table also includes the location of the district administrative centres and the number of villages (totalling 133 - comprising 127 rural desa and 6 urban kelurahan) in each district.

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
Census
2020
Administrative
centre
No. of
villages
Wawo 260.96 5,615 6,800 Wawo 7
Lambai 97.97 5,308 6,400 Lambai 7
Ranteangin 83.35 5,301 6,000 Ranteangin 7 *
Lasusua 269.32 21,756 27,200 Lasusua 12 *
Katoi 144.49 5,763 6,900 Katoi 6
Kodeoha 137.26 10,644 11,300 Mala-Mala 12 *
Tiwu 35.47 4,042 4,600 Tiwu 7
Ngapa 222.71 17,355 17,300 Lapai 12 *
Watunohu 33.40 6,212 6,700 Watunohu 8
Pakue 150.68 9,345 10,300 Olo-Oloho 11 *
Pakue Tengah
(Central Pakue)
174.47 6,132 7,500 Latali 10
Pakue Utara
(North Pakue)
223.80 6,966 8,000 Pakue 9
Batu Putih 236.56 7,372 8,500 Batu Putih 11 *
Porehu 571.60 6,936 6,700 Porehu 8
Tolala 282.42 2,593 3,500 Tolala 6
Totals 2,924.46 121,476 137,659 Lasusua 133

Note that an asterisk in the final column indicates the number includes one kelurahan (in each case with the same name as the district administrative centre).

Climate

Lasusua, the seat of the regency has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall in October and November and heavy to very heavy rainfall in the remaining months.

Climate data for Lasusua
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.6
(87.1)
30.7
(87.3)
30.9
(87.6)
31.1
(88.0)
30.9
(87.6)
30.2
(86.4)
30.0
(86.0)
30.8
(87.4)
31.5
(88.7)
32.3
(90.1)
31.9
(89.4)
31.1
(88.0)
31.0
(87.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.8
(80.2)
27.0
(80.6)
27.1
(80.8)
27.2
(81.0)
27.2
(81.0)
26.4
(79.5)
26.0
(78.8)
26.3
(79.3)
26.8
(80.2)
27.4
(81.3)
27.6
(81.7)
27.2
(81.0)
26.9
(80.5)
Average low °C (°F) 23.1
(73.6)
23.3
(73.9)
23.3
(73.9)
23.3
(73.9)
23.5
(74.3)
22.7
(72.9)
22.0
(71.6)
21.9
(71.4)
22.1
(71.8)
22.6
(72.7)
23.3
(73.9)
23.3
(73.9)
22.9
(73.1)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 158
(6.2)
169
(6.7)
191
(7.5)
238
(9.4)
361
(14.2)
298
(11.7)
228
(9.0)
192
(7.6)
177
(7.0)
123
(4.8)
118
(4.6)
137
(5.4)
2,390
(94.1)
Source: Climate-Data.org[7]

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ This is the figure recorded by the regency BPS; the figure quoted by the province BPS is 3,391.67 km2.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  7. ^ "Climate: Lasusua". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 22 November 2020.

Coordinates: 3°20′14″S 121°02′38″E / 3.33722°S 121.04389°E / -3.33722; 121.04389


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