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Karimun Regency

Kabupaten Karimun
Official seal of Karimun Regency
Seal
Location within Riau Islands
Location within Riau Islands
Karimun Regency is located in Sumatra
Karimun Regency
Karimun Regency
Location in Sumatra and Indonesia
Karimun Regency is located in Indonesia
Karimun Regency
Karimun Regency
Karimun Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°3?0?N 103°22?0?E / 1.05000°N 103.36667°E / 1.05000; 103.36667Coordinates: 1°3?0?N 103°22?0?E / 1.05000°N 103.36667°E / 1.05000; 103.36667
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceRiau Islands
Regency seatTanjung Balai Karimun
Government
 o RegentAunur Rafiq
 o Vice RegantAnwar Hasyim
Area
 o Total912.7 km2 (352.4 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 o Total227,277
 o Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Area code(+62) 777
Websitekarimunkab.go.id

The Karimun Regency is located in the Riau Islands Province, Indonesia. Besides the main island of Great Karimun, the regency also includes the island of Kundur and a number of smaller islands. The district covers a land area of 912.7 km2, and its population was 212,561 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at 2017) is 227,277.[2]

Administration

As at 2010, the Regency is divided into nine districts (kecamatan) - tabulated below with their areas and 2010 Census populations, together with the number of administrative villages in each:[3]

Name Area
km2
Population
Census 2010[4]
No. of
Villages
Post
Code
Moro 235.8 17,512 12 29663
Durai 36.9 5,821 4 29665
Kundur 130.4 33,878 16 29662
Kundur Utara
(North Kundur)
176.8 17,066 5 29662
Kundur Barat
(West Kundur)
110.8 16,146 15 29662
Karimun 36.0 42,591 9 29661
Buru 65.1 8,967 4 29664
Meral 67.5 44,627 16 29666
Tebing 62.3 25,943 6 29668

Note: 1 number remaining after splitting of that district.

Since 2010, three new districts have been created - Belat (from part of Kundur Barat district), Meral Barat (out of the western part of Meral) and Ungar (from part of Kundur district).

Demografics

Religion

Religion in Karimun Regency (2017)[5]
religion percent
Islam
84.09%
Buddhism
10.68%
Protestantism
3.77%
Roman Catholicism
1.08%
Confucianism
0.37%
Hinduism
0.01%

Islam is the dominant religion in the regency, with 84.09% of the total population identify themselves as Muslim. Other religions are Buddhism, which forms 10.68% of the total population, Christianity, which forms 4.85% of the total population, Hinduism, which forms 0.01% of the total population and Confucianism, which forms 0.37% of the total population.

References

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ "Riau Islands Province in Figures 2017". BPS Kepulauan Riau. Retrieved 2018.

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