Tanggamus Regency

Tanggamus Regency
(Kabupaten Tanggamus)
Coat of arms of Tanggamus Regency
Motto(s): 
Begawi Jejama
(Working together)
Location within Lampung
Location within Lampung
Tanggamus Regency is located in Southern Sumatra
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Tanggamus Regency is located in Sumatra
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency (Sumatra)
Tanggamus Regency is located in Indonesia
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency
Tanggamus Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°23′06″S 104°37′25″E / 5.3851°S 104.6235°E / -5.3851; 104.6235
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceLampung
Regency seatKota Agung Pusat
Government
 • RegentHj. Dewi Handajani
 • Vice RegentH. AM. Syafi'i
Area
 • Total4,654.96 km2 (1,797.29 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2021 estimate)[1]
 • Total645,807
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 722
Websitetanggamus.go.id

Tanggamus Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 4,654.96 km² and had a population of 534,595 at the 2010 Census[2] and 640,275 at the 2020 Census;[3] the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 645,807.[4] The regency seat is the town of Kota Agung Pusat. The regency was created on 21 March 1997, but districts in its eastern part were split away in 2008 to form a new Pringsewu Regency. It lies in the southwest of the province, and surrounds Semangka Bay (Teluk Semangka) on its west, north and east coasts.

Administrative districts

Tanggamus Regency is divided into twenty administrative 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 villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its post code.

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010
Population
Census
2020
Population
Estimate
mid 2021
Administrative
centre
No. of
villages
Post
code
Wonosobo 209.63 34,102 41,281 41,638 Tanjung Kurung 28 35685
Semaka 170.90 34,287 39,498 39,839 Sukaraja 22 35386
Bandar Negeri Semuong 98.12 18,213 17,282 17,431 Sanggi 11 35686
Kota Agung 76.93 39,386 47,147 47,554 Kuripan 16 35381
Pematang Sawa 185.29 15,607 17,832 17,986 Way Nipah 14 35382
Kota Agung Timur
(East Kota Agung)
73.33 17,645 21,581 21,767 Kagungan 12 35383
Kota Agung Barat
(West Kota Agung)
101.30 20,749 22,839 23,036 Negara Batin 16 35384
Pulau Panggung
(Panggung "Island")
437.21 31,906 40,310 40,658 Tekad 21 35678
Ulubelu 323.08 38,718 43,803 44,181 Ngarip 16 35387
Air Naningen 186.35 27,051 31,237 31,507 Air Naningen 10 35679
Talang Padang 45.13 43,029 53,297 53,757 Talang Padang 20 35377
Sumberejo 56.77 31,146 36,056 36,368 Sumberejo 13 35374
Gisting 32.53 36,006 43,049 43,421 Kuta Dalom 9 35378
Gunung Alip 25.68 17,263 22,151 22,342 Banjar Negeri 12 35379
Pugung 232.40 51,832 66,185 66,758 Rantau Tijang 27 35675
Bulok 51.68 19,532 24,139 24,348 Sukamara 10 35682
Cukuh Balak (a) 133.76 21,087 24,846 25,061 Putih Doh 20 35683
Kelumbayan (b) 121.09 10,746 12,236 12,342 Napal 8 35388
Limau (c) 240.61 17,032 21,665 21,852 Kuripan 11 35613
Kelumbayan Barat
(West Kelumbayan)
53.67 11,276 13,841 13,961 Sidoharjo 6 35389
Totals 4,654.96 534,595 640,275 645,807 Kota Agung Pusat 302

Notes: (a) includes the substantial island of Pulau Tabuan in the southern entrance to Semangka Bay, and three small offshore islands (Pulau Batucentigi, Pulau Batuputih and Pulau Karangputih).
(b) includes 25 small offshore islands. (c) includes the small offshore island of Pulau Batukerbau.

History

In the winter of 2009/2010, the regency suffered from flooding, which saw some 80 percent of the forest in Tanggamus severely damaged. Landslides occurred in the district of Semaka and the flooding drowned several elephants including one within the protected Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park and another at the Way Kerap Dam in Tanggamus.[8]

Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park is a National Park Sumatra in Liwa. Tropical Forest World Heritage Site Bukit Barisan with a total area of 3,568 km2 stretches from the slopes of Mount Pesagi West Lampung Regency, West Pesisir Regency, Bengkulu, Padang, Padang Sidenpuan, Medan to Aceh Coastal Asian Continent. Spread of Islam in Lampung from Pasai was brought by the descendants or the Sultan Sekala Brak Yang Dipertuan Ke-23, blood that dripped from Sultan Ratu Buay Pernong the establishnent of the kingdom Islam, the Kepaksian Paksi Pak Sekala Brak on the slope Mount Pesagi Batu Brak in 688 Hijriyah based on Tambo Kepaksian.[9]

The district which has an area of 4,654.98 square km with a population density of around 124 people/square km began inaugurated on March 21, 1997, based on Law Number 2 of 1997, the following history of Tanggamus Lampung Regency began when it was formed.[10]

Tourist attractions

  • Kiluan Bay
  • Gigi Hiu Beach
  • Tanggamus Mountain
  • Sawmiil Beach
  • Way Lalaan Waterfall
  • Jarum Lebuay Waterfall
  • Batutegi Dam
  • Lembah Pelangi Waterfall

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.
  8. ^ "Elephant dies, swept away by Tanggamus floods". Jakarta Post. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
  9. ^ https://www.gunungraja.com/2018/11/44-rekomendasi-tempat-wisata-lampung-barat-liwa-yang-menawan-dan-sulit-untuk-dilupakan.html
  10. ^ https://www.sekitarlampung.com/sejarah-kabupaten-tanggamus-lampung/


Coordinates: 5°23′06″S 104°37′25″E / 5.3851°S 104.6235°E / -5.3851; 104.6235

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