Tulang Bawang Regency
(Kabupaten Tulang Bawang)
Tulang Bawang River near Menggala
Location within Lampung
|• Vice Regent||Hendriwansyah|
|• Total||6,851.32 km2 (2,645.31 sq mi)|
|• Density||62/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (IWST)|
|Area code||(+62) 736|
Tulang Bawang Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 6,851.32 square kilometres (2,645.31 sq mi) and has a population of 397,906 at the 2010 Census; the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 416,934. The capital lies at Menggala, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) from the provincial capital of Bandar Lampung. The regency takes its name from the Tulang Bawang River which flows through the province.
The Regency comprises fifteen districts (kecamatan) which are listed below with their populations at the 2014 Census.
|Gedung Aji Baru||61,073|
Major crops include rice, orange (a growing sector), corn, cassava, soy bean and zallaca palm fruit. As of 2010, the area under plantation in the regency is 298.943 hectares (738.70 acres), mainly rubber, coconut, oil palm and sugar cane. It is particularly known though for its shrimp industry.
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