Kapuas Hulu Regency

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Kapuas Hulu Regency

Kabupaten Kapuas Hulu
Official seal of Kapuas Hulu Regency
Seal
Location within West Kalimantan
Location within West Kalimantan
Kapuas Hulu Regency is located in Kalimantan
Kapuas Hulu Regency
Kapuas Hulu Regency
Location in Kalimantan and Indonesia
Kapuas Hulu Regency is located in Indonesia
Kapuas Hulu Regency
Kapuas Hulu Regency
Kapuas Hulu Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°49′00″N 112°46′00″E / 0.8167°N 112.7667°E / 0.8167; 112.7667
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Kalimantan
CapitalPutussibau
Government
 • RegentA.M. Nasir
 • Vice RegentAntonius L. Ain Pamero
Area
 • Total29,842 km2 (11,522 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total229,764
 • Density7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 567
Websitekapuashulukab.go.id

Kapuas Hulu Regency (Upper Kapuas River) is a regency (kabupaten) of the West Kalimantan province of Indonesia. The region is home to a diverse number of indigenous groups, including the Iban and the Silat. Towns along the Kapuas River include Sintang, Nanga Lebang, Nanga Ketungau, Nanga Silat, Semitau, Nanga Bunut, and Putussibau, the regency's administrative centre, it covers an area of 29,842 km2, and had a population of 222,160 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 229,764.

Administrative districts[edit]

The Kapuas Hulu Regency consists of twenty-five districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[2]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 0°49′00″N 112°46′00″E / 0.8167°N 112.7667°E / 0.8167; 112.7667