Paser Regency

Paser Regency
Kabupaten Paser
Coat of arms of Paser Regency
Location within East Kalimantan
Location within East Kalimantan
Paser Regency is located in Kalimantan
Paser Regency
Paser Regency
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
Paser Regency is located in Indonesia
Paser Regency
Paser Regency
Paser Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°45′18.37″S 115°36′14.5″E / 1.7551028°S 115.604028°E / -1.7551028; 115.604028Coordinates: 1°45′18.37″S 115°36′14.5″E / 1.7551028°S 115.604028°E / -1.7551028; 115.604028
CountryIndonesia
RegionKalimantan
ProvinceEast Kalimantan
CapitalTana Paser
Government
 • RegentFahmi Fadli
Area
 • Total11,603.94 km2 (4,480.31 sq mi)
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 Census)
 • Total275,452
 • Density24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (ICST)
Area code(+62) 543
Websitepaserkab.go.id

Paser Regency is a Regency (kabupaten) within East Kalimantan province in Indonesia, it is the southernmost regency of the East Kalimantan province. Its administrative centre is Tana Paser (or Tanah Grogot). It covers an area of 11,603.94 km2, and it had a population of 230,316 at the 2010 Census and 275,452 at the 2020 Census.[1] Before 2007, this regency was formerly named Pasir Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Pasir).

Boundaries

Administration

Paser Regency is divided into ten districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[2] and the 2020 Census.[3]

Name Area in
km2
Population
Census 2010[4]
Population
Census 2020[5]
Batu Sopang 1,111.38 22,540 26,8672
Muara Samu 855.25 4,221 6,855
Batu Engau 1,507.26 11,662 16,969
Tanjung Harapan 714.05 7,720 8,856
Paser Belengkong 990.11 23,543 28,595
Tanah Grogot 335.58 63,311 76,344
Kuaro 747.30 23,934 29,188
Long Ikis 1,204.22 36,701 41,147
Muara Komam 1,753.40 12,459 13,056
Long Kali 2,385.39 24,225 27,575
Totals 11,603.94 230,316 275,452

Climate

Tana Paser has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall in August and September and heavy to very heavy rainfall in the remaining months.

Climate data for Tana Paser
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.6
(85.3)
30.1
(86.2)
30.2
(86.4)
30.3
(86.5)
30.2
(86.4)
29.8
(85.6)
29.4
(84.9)
30.0
(86.0)
30.3
(86.5)
30.7
(87.3)
30.2
(86.4)
29.8
(85.6)
30.1
(86.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.2
(79.2)
26.5
(79.7)
26.5
(79.7)
26.7
(80.1)
26.7
(80.1)
26.4
(79.5)
25.9
(78.6)
26.3
(79.3)
26.6
(79.9)
26.9
(80.4)
26.5
(79.7)
26.3
(79.3)
26.5
(79.6)
Average low °C (°F) 22.8
(73.0)
22.9
(73.2)
22.9
(73.2)
23.1
(73.6)
23.3
(73.9)
23.0
(73.4)
22.5
(72.5)
22.7
(72.9)
22.9
(73.2)
23.1
(73.6)
22.9
(73.2)
22.9
(73.2)
22.9
(73.2)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 307
(12.1)
258
(10.2)
358
(14.1)
322
(12.7)
213
(8.4)
210
(8.3)
201
(7.9)
117
(4.6)
118
(4.6)
129
(5.1)
210
(8.3)
303
(11.9)
2,746
(108.2)
Source: Climate-Data.org[6]

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.
  6. ^ "Climate: Tana Paser". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 24 November 2020.


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