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Tulang Bawang Regency

Tulang Bawang Regency

(Kabupaten Tulang Bawang)
Tulang Bawang River near Menggala
Tulang Bawang River near Menggala
Official seal of Tulang Bawang Regency
Seal
Location within Lampung
Location within Lampung
Tulang Bawang Regency is located in Southern Sumatra
Tulang Bawang Regency
Tulang Bawang Regency
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Tulang Bawang Regency is located in Sumatra
Tulang Bawang Regency
Tulang Bawang Regency
Tulang Bawang Regency (Sumatra)
Tulang Bawang Regency is located in Indonesia
Tulang Bawang Regency
Tulang Bawang Regency
Tulang Bawang Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°19′04″S 105°30′02″E / 4.3176618°S 105.5005569°E / -4.3176618; 105.5005569
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceLampung
CapitalMenggala
Government
 • RegentWinarti
 • Vice RegentHendriwansyah
Area
 • Total6,851.32 km2 (2,645.31 sq mi)
Population
 • Total423,710
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 736
Websitetulangbawangkab.go.id

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;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 416,934.[2] 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.

Administrative districts

The Regency comprises fifteen districts (kecamatan) which are listed below with their populations at the 2014 Census.

District Population
2014 Census[3]
Banjar Agung 39,374
Banjar Baru 14,319
Banjar Margo 40,380
Dente Teladas 14,248
Gedung Aji 18,522
Gedung Aji Baru 61,073
Gedung Meneng 16,564
Menggala 28,398
Menggala Timur
(East Menggala)
13,657
Mereksa Aji 48,460
Penawar Aji 14,730
Penawar Tama 32,273
Rawajitu Selatan
(South Rawajitu)
39,543
Rawajitu Timur
(East Rawajitu)
20,015
Rawa Pitu 22,154

Economy

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.[4] It is particularly known though for its shrimp industry.[4]

References

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2015.
  3. ^ "Badan Pusat Statistik Kabupaten Tulang Bawang".
  4. ^ a b "Profile of Regency of Tulang Bawang". Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board. Retrieved 22 February 2011.