Pesisir Barat Regency

Pesisir Barat Regency
Kabupaten Pesisir Barat
Coat of arms of Pesisir Barat Regency
Motto(s): 
Helauni Kibaghong
(Better together)
Location within Lampung
Location within Lampung
Pesisir Barat Regency is located in Southern Sumatra
Pesisir Barat Regency
Pesisir Barat Regency
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Pesisir Barat Regency is located in Sumatra
Pesisir Barat Regency
Pesisir Barat Regency
Pesisir Barat Regency (Sumatra)
Pesisir Barat Regency is located in Indonesia
Pesisir Barat Regency
Pesisir Barat Regency
Pesisir Barat Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°11′36″S 103°56′23″E / 5.1932°S 103.9398°E / -5.1932; 103.9398
CountryIndonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceLampung
Regency seatKrui
Government
 • RegentAgus Istiqlal
 • Vice RegentZulqoini Syarif
Area
 • Total2,907.23 km2 (1,122.49 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2021 estimate)[1]
 • Total163,640
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 728
Websitepesisirbaratkab.go.id

Pesisir Barat Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Pesisir Barat, literally West Coast Regency) is a new regency in Lampung Province of Indonesia. It was created on 25 October 2012 from the eight western districts of West Lampung Regency.[2] It covers an area of 2,907.23 km2, and had a population of 141,741 at the 2010 Census[3] and 162,697 at the 2020 Census;[4] the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 163,640.[5] The administrative centre is the town of Krui. The majority group in the Pesisir Barat Regency are the Lampung people.

Administrative districts

In 2012 the new regency comprised eight districts (kecamatan) which until 2012 were part of the West Lampung Regency, but since 2012 three additional districts have been created in the northern half of the new regency out of parts of the existing districts - Krui Selatan (South Krui), Pulau Pisang (Pisang Island) and Way Krui. These are all listed below (from northwest to southeast) with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[6] and the 2020 Census,[7] together with the official estimates as at mid 2021.[8] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its post code.

District Area
in km2
Population
2010
Census
Population
2020
Census
Population
mid 2021
estimate
Administrative
centre
No. of
villages
Post
code
Lemong 454.97 14,089 12,874 12,950 Rata Agung 15 34877
Pesisir Utara
(North Pesisir)
84.27 9,332 8,463 8,510 Pugung Tampak 6 34876
Pulau Pisang
(Pisang Island)
64.00 (a) 1,554 1,560 Pekon Pasat 12 34896
Karya Penggawa 62.46 13,986 15,651 15,740 Way Nukak 12 34878
Way Krui 40.92 (b) 8,775 8,830 Gunung Kemala 13 34898
Pesisir Tengah
(Central Pesisir)
120.64 34,437 19,787 19,900 Pasar Krui 9 34894
Krui Selatan
(South Krui)
36.25 (b) 10,583 10,640 Way Napal 9 34874
Pesisir Selatan
(South Pesisir)
409.17 21,346 26,504 26,660 Biha 14 34875
Ngambur 110.01 17,580 21,809 21,940 Negeri Ratu Ngambur 10 34883
Ngaras 215.03 7,443 9,550 9,610 Ngaras 10 34888
Bangkunat 943.70 23,528 27,147 27,300 Kota Jawa 6 34887
Totals 2,907.23 141,741 162,697 163,640 Pasar Krui 116

Notes: (a) the 2010 population of the new Pulau Pisang District is included in the figure for Pesisir Utara District. The new Pulau Pisang District comprises the offshore island of the same name, adjacent to the coast of Karya Penggawa District. (b) the 2010 populations of the new Way Krui District and Krui Selatan District are included in the figure for Pesisir Tengah District.

History

Umpu Ratu Selalau Sanghyang Sangun Gukhu 21 Ramadhan 828 Mujarrad Rasulullah SAW up to 962 Hij, he was the figure of Mujahid Spreader of Islam Sultan Kepaksian Pernong Sekala Brak in Istana Gedung Dalom Batu Brak.[9]

Queen Umpu Selalau Shangyang Sangun Gukhu was buried in the cemetery of Tambak Bata, In one proof in the Krui Pesisir Barat Regency, the footprints were printed on a stone named Maqom Selalau and the boat during the meeting and conquered the ruler of Bunian Matu, Maqom then became a benchmark for the region, starting from always to the sugar cane bordering the Limau River Kingdom, which was a Kepaksian Nyerupa area, when starting from Maqom, it continued Suwoh, Tanggamus Regency, Lampung Selatan Regency and Batu Brak, which is the area of Kepaksian Pernong Sekala Brak.[10]

Pesisir Barat Regency was officially established since 2012 based on the Law of the Republik of Indonesia Number 22 of 2012 concerning the Establishment of West Coastal Regency in Lampung Province (State Gazette of the Republik of Indonesia 2012 Number 231 Supplement to State Gazette Number 5364).[11]

Before the birth of the West Coastal Regency based on the above law, the West Coastal Regency was still a region of the West Lampung Regency Government whose district capital was in Liwa.[11]

Airport

In early October 2011, the runway tested has been done and the testers concluded that the airport is ready for operation. The airport laid in 50 hectares of land with a 974-meter-long runway, an apron, taxi way, administration building and 1,800 meter road leading to the airport and is located at Seray village, Pesisir Tengah district. It hopes of boosting tourism and precaution in cases of natural disaster.[12]

Dolphin conservation

Inline with traditional wisdom which prohibits people from catching dolphins, there are hundreds of dolphins surrounding Betuah Island and Banana Island with a tendency to increase in number year by year.[13]

Tanjung Setia Beach

Tanjung Setia Beach faces the Indian Ocean, 273 kilometers from Bandar Lampung and takes 6 to 7 hours drive. The waves is 6 to 7 meters high and 200 meters long in June to August every year, suitable for world surfers and is categorized same as Hawaii. Several kilometers from the beach are found blue marlin up to 70 kilograms (170 centimeters).[14]

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  2. ^ "Kumpulan Berita Harian News `Sabtu, 16 Januari 2016` | razia". Metrotvnews.com. 2014-09-29. Retrieved 2016-01-16.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  8. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  9. ^ https://www.tribunnews.com/dpd-ri/2021/09/06/sampai-di-lampung-barat-ketua-dpd-ziarah-ke-makam-raja-raja-sekala-brak-kepaksian-pernong
  10. ^ https://www.medianasional.id/sejarah-umpu-ratu-selalau-shangyang-sangun-gukhu/
  11. ^ a b https://pesisirbaratkab.go.id/profil/sejarah-pesisir-barat
  12. ^ "Island in focus: New airport ready to serve West Lampung". October 10, 2011.
  13. ^ "SUARA MERDEKA CETAK - Pesona Ratusan Lumba-lumba Lampung Barat". suaramerdeka.com. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18.
  14. ^ "Pantai Tanjung Setia, Mutiara Tersembunyi di Lampung". March 9, 2012.


Coordinates: 5°11′36″S 103°56′23″E / 5.1932°S 103.9398°E / -5.1932; 103.9398

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