Pohuwato Regency

Pohuwato Regency
Official seal of Pohuwato Regency
Lokasi Gorontalo Kabupaten Pohuwato.svg
Coordinates: 0° 31 59 N, 121° 49 30 E
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceGorontalo
CapitalMarisa
Area
 • Total1,638.74 sq mi (4,244.31 km2)
Population
 (mid 2021 estimate)
 • Total147,689
 • Density90/sq mi (35/km2)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8:00
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8:00

Pohuwato is a regency of Gorontalo Province, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sulawesi. It was established in 2003 under Law Number (Undang-Undang Nomor) 6/2003 by splitting off from the western part of Boalemo Regency. It has an area of 4,244.31 km2, and had a population of 128,748 at the 2010 Census[2] and 146,432 at the 2020 Census;[3] the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 147,689.[4] The seat of the regency administration is in the town of Marisa.

Administrative Districts

Pohuwato Regency is divided into thirteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas and their populations at the 2010 Census[5] and the 2020 Census,[6] together with the official estimates as at mid 2021.[7] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

Name Area
in km2
Pop'n
Census
2010
Pop'n
Census
2020
Pop'n
Estimate
mid 2021
Administrative
centre
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Popatato Barat
(West Popayato)
578.24 6,670 7,327 7,364 Dudewulo 7 96467
Popayato (a) 90.92 9,169 10,313 10,389 Popayato 10 96466
Popatato Timur
(East Popayato)
723.74 7,712 8,372 8,405 Maleo 7 96467
Lemito (b) 619.50 10,488 11,306 11,343 Lemito 8 96468
Wanggarasi 188.08 4,573 5,304 5,359 Limbula 7 96465
& 96469
western half 2,200.48 38,612 42,622 42,860 39
Marisa (c) 34.65 17,680 21,260 21,557 Botubilatahu Indah 8 96365
Pantilanggio 298.82 8,686 9,763 9,835 Suka Makmur 6 96366
Buntulia 375.64 10,494 11,792 11,878 Buntulia Utara 7 96363
Duhiadaa 39.53 10,662 12,793 12,969 Buntulia Barat 8 96364
Randangan 331.90 14,995 16,959 17,094 Motolohu 13 96469
Taluditi 159.97 7,248 8,813 8,945 Pancakarsa II 7 96464
Paguat (d) 560.93 14,967 16,165 16,221 Bohu Jaya 11 96362
Dengilo 242.39 5,404 6,265 6,330 Popaya 5 96361
eastern half 2,043.83 90,135 103,810 104,829 65
Totals 4,244.31 128,748 146,432 147,689 Marisa 104

Notes: (a) including 17 offshore islands. (b) including 25 offshore islands. (c) including 3 offshore islands. (d) including 3 offshore islands.

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.

Coordinates: 0°31′59″N 121°49′30″E / 0.53306°N 121.82500°E / 0.53306; 121.82500


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