Tapin Regency

Tapin Regency
Bungur district office in Tapin Regency
Bungur district office in Tapin Regency
Coat of arms of Tapin Regency
Motto: 
Barelok
Lokasi Kalimantan Selatan Kabupaten Tapin.svg
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceSouth Kalimantan
CapitalRantau
Area
 • Total2,174.95 km2 (839.75 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2021 estimate)
 • Total191,801
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (WITA)
Area code+62 517
Websitetapinkab.go.id
Tapin Regency

Tapin Regency is one of regencies in the Indonesian province of South Kalimantan; the capital is the town of Rantau. The regency's motto is "Ruhui Rahayu", and it is also shared by another Indonesian province East Kalimantan. It covers an area of 2,174.95 km2 and had a population of 167,877 at the 2010 Census[2] and 189,475 at the 2020 Census;[3] the official estimate as at mid 2021 was 191,801.[4]

Administrative districts

Tapin Regency is composed of twelve districts (kecamatan), listed below with their present areas and their 2010[5] and 2020 Census[6] populations, together with the official estimates as at mid 2021.[7] The table includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (desa) 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
Binuang 132.39 27,281 31,258 31,683 Binuang 11 71183
Hatungun 95.60 8,023 9,256 9,388 Hatungun 8 71184
Tapin Selatan
(South Tapin)
153.44 17,990 20,369 20,622 Tambarangan 11 71181
Salam Babaris 72.80 11,063 11,858 11,942 Salam Babaris 6 71185
Tapin Tengah
(Central Tapin)
309.56 17,635 21,195 21,583 Pematang Karangan Hulu 17 71161
Bungur 91.26 11,625 13,246 13,419 Bungur 12 71153
Piani 200.09 5,361 5,770 5,813 Miawa 8 71191
Lokpaikat 93.89 8,904 11,580 11,882 Lokpaikat 9 71154
Tapin Utara
(North Tapin)
32.34 23,193 25,396 25,628 Rangda Malingkung 16 71111
-71114
Bakarangan 62.57 8,621 10,047 10,200 Bakarangan 12 71152
Candi Laras Selatan (South Candi Laras) 249.61 12,060 12,362 12,396 Bariungin 12 71162
Candi Laras Utara (North Candi Laras) 681.40 16,121 17,138 17,245 Margasan Ilir 13 71171
Totals 2,174.95 167,877 189,475 191,801 Rantau 135

Climate

Rantau, the seat of the regency has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with moderate rainfall from July to September and heavy to very heavy rainfall from October to June.

Climate data for Rantau
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29.8
(85.6)
30.3
(86.5)
30.6
(87.1)
31.2
(88.2)
31.3
(88.3)
30.9
(87.6)
30.8
(87.4)
31.6
(88.9)
31.9
(89.4)
32.1
(89.8)
31.2
(88.2)
30.3
(86.5)
31.0
(87.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.3
(79.3)
26.6
(79.9)
26.8
(80.2)
27.2
(81.0)
27.3
(81.1)
26.7
(80.1)
26.3
(79.3)
26.8
(80.2)
27.0
(80.6)
27.4
(81.3)
27.1
(80.8)
26.6
(79.9)
26.8
(80.3)
Average low °C (°F) 22.8
(73.0)
22.9
(73.2)
23.0
(73.4)
23.2
(73.8)
23.3
(73.9)
22.5
(72.5)
21.9
(71.4)
22.0
(71.6)
22.2
(72.0)
22.7
(72.9)
23.0
(73.4)
23.0
(73.4)
22.7
(72.9)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 347
(13.7)
318
(12.5)
341
(13.4)
250
(9.8)
198
(7.8)
129
(5.1)
121
(4.8)
113
(4.4)
109
(4.3)
189
(7.4)
269
(10.6)
351
(13.8)
2,735
(107.6)
Source: Climate-Data.org[8]

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2022.
  8. ^ "Climate: Rantau". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 24 November 2020.

External links

  • Official website
2°55′00″S 115°02′00″E / 2.9167°S 115.0333°E / -2.9167; 115.0333


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