Banjar Regency

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Banjar Regency
Official seal of Banjar Regency
Motto(s): Barakat
Lokasi Kalimantan Selatan Kabupaten Banjar.svg
Country Indonesia
Province South Kalimantan
Capital Martapura
 • Total 4,668 km2 (1,802 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 546,990
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone WITA (UTC+8)
Area code(s) +62 511
Banjar Regency government office
Soeria Winata, regent of Martapura during colonial period in 1870.

Banjar Regency is one of the nine regencies in the Indonesian province of South Kalimantan; the capital is Martapura. It covers an area of 4,668 km2, and had a population of 506,839 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 546,990. This regency is noted for its diamond mines and its people's religiousity (of Islam). Motto: "Barakat" (Banjarese="Blessing").


Banjar Regency is divided into nineteen districts (kecamatan), listed below with their population at the 2010 Census:[2]

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  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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Coordinates: 3°19′00″S 115°05′00″E / 3.3167°S 115.0833°E / -3.3167; 115.0833