North Musi Rawas Regency

North Musi Rawas Regency
(Kabupaten Musi Rawas Utara)
Muratara
Coat of arms of North Musi Rawas Regency
Nickname: 
Muratara
Motto(s): 
Malay: Berselang Serundingan
Indonesian: Kebersamaan Kesepakatan
English: Togetherness in the one Consensus
Location of North Musi Rawas Regency in red
Location of North Musi Rawas Regency in red
North Musi Rawas Regency is located in Southern Sumatra
North Musi Rawas Regency
North Musi Rawas Regency
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
North Musi Rawas Regency is located in Sumatra
North Musi Rawas Regency
North Musi Rawas Regency
North Musi Rawas Regency (Sumatra)
North Musi Rawas Regency is located in Indonesia
North Musi Rawas Regency
North Musi Rawas Regency
North Musi Rawas Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 2°29′07″S 103°17′37″E / 2.4853°S 103.2935°E / -2.4853; 103.2935
Country Indonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceSouth Sumatra
Historic residencyPalembang Residency
Established2013; 9 years ago (2013)
Founded byGovernment of Indonesia
Regency seatRupit
Government
 • TypeRegency Government
 • RegentSyarif Hidayat
 • Vice RegentDevi Suhartoni
Area
 • Total6,008.66 km2 (2,319.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total188,861
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity
Malay and Others
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Standard Time)
Postcode
316xx
Area code(+62) 733
Websitemuratarakab.go.id/

North Musi Rawas Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Musi Rawas Utara abbreviation Muratara) is a regency of South Sumatra Province, Indonesia. It takes its name from the two main river which drain that area, Musi River and Rawas River. This regency was created on 10 June 2013 by splitting off the seven northernmost districts of Musi Rawas Regency.

The new regency borders Jambi province to the north, Musi Banyuasin Regency to the east, Musi Rawas Regency to the south, and Bengkulu province to the west.[2] It covers an area of 6,008.66 km2 and had a population of 169,432 at the 2010 Census[3] and 188,861 at the 2020 Census.[4] The administrative centre is the town of Rupit.

Administrative districts

The new Regency comprises seven of the districts (kecamatan) which were previously part of Musi Rawas Regency. These seven districts are listed below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[5] and 2020 Census,[6] together with the locations of the district administrative centres:

Name Area in
km2.
Population
Census 2010
Population
Census 2020
Administrative
centre
Ulu Rawas 1,452.88 10,772 12,034 Muara Kulam
Karang Jaya 1,408.03 27,855 30,191 Karang Jaya
Rawas Ulu 498.17 31,037 33,945 Pasar Surulangun
Rupit 409.76 31,602 37,862 Muara Rupit
Karang Dapo 548.76 17,720 20,302 Karang Dapo
Rawas Ilir 1,088.13 28,178 28,454 Bingin Teluk
Nibung 602.93 22,268 26,073 Karya Makmur
Total Regency 6,008.66 169,432 188,861

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ "Home". muratarakab.go.id.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 2°29′07″S 103°17′37″E / 2.4853°S 103.2935°E / -2.4853; 103.2935


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