Pesisir Selatan Regency
Kabupaten Pesisir Selatan
Coat of arms of Pesisir Selatan Regency
Location within West Sumatra
Location within West Sumatra
Pesisir Selatan Regency is located in Sumatra
Pesisir Selatan Regency
Pesisir Selatan Regency
Location in Sumatra and Indonesia
Pesisir Selatan Regency is located in Indonesia
Pesisir Selatan Regency
Pesisir Selatan Regency
Pesisir Selatan Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 1°21′00″S 100°34′01″E / 1.35°S 100.567°E / -1.35; 100.567
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Sumatra
Regency seatPainan
Government
 • RegentHendrajoni
 • Vice RegentRusma Yul Anwar
Area
 • Total6,049.33 km2 (2,335.66 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census)[1]
 • Total504,418
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 751/756/757
Websitepesisirselatankab.go.id

Pesisir Selatan Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Pesisir Selatan, Minangkabau: Kabupaten Pasisia Salatan, literally South Coast Regency) is a regency (kabupaten) of West Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 6,049.33 km² and a population of 429,246 at the 2010 Census[2] and 504,418 at the 2020 Census.[3] The regency seat is at the town of Painan, in IV Jurai District.

Pesisir Selatan is located on the coast of West Sumatra and is bordered on the north by the city of Padang, in the east by the regencies of Solok Regency, South Solok Regency and by Kerinci Regency (in the province of Jambi) and in the south by the regency of Muko-Muko (Bengkulu province).

Pesisir Selatan is known for its traditional music, the Rabab Pesisir. The music includes the playing of a rebab (a stringed instrument), accompanied by one or more musicians singing.

Administrative districts

As at 2010 South Pesisir Regency consisted of twelve districts (kecamatan), but subsequently three additional districts have been created in the south by the splitting of each of the three existing districts in that sector. All these are tabulated below (listed from south to north, and grouped for convenience into three non-administrative sectors) with their areas and populations at the 2010 Census,[4] and the 2020 Census.[5] The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its postal codes.

Name Area
in km2
Population
Census
2010[6]
Population
Census
2020[7]
Administrative
centre
Number
of
villages
Post
codes
Silaut (a) 466.45 12,109 15,592 Silaut 10 25675
Lunang (a) 456.73 18,341 22,423 Lunang 10 25674
Basa Ampek Balai Tapan 187.46 (b) 15,487 Tapan 10 25672
Ranah Ampek Hulu Tapan 281.96 (b) 15,499 Pasar Beriang 10 25670
Pancung Soal 547.41 (c) 26,570 Inderapura 10 25671
Airpura 380.10 (c) 18,180 Tamuan 10 25673
Totals for
southern sector
2,320.11 93,194 113,751 60
Linggo Sari Baganti (d) 557.66 42,319 49,169 Air Haji 16 25668
Ranah Pesisir 562.44 30,089 33,760 Balai Selasa 10 25666
Lengayang 632.96 51,623 60,994 Kambang 9 25663
Sutera (e) 569.81 46,019 56,091 Surantih 12 25662
Batang Kapas (f) 277.54 30,829 36,422 Pasar Kuok 9 25661
Totals for
central sector
2,600.41 200,879 236,436 56
IV Jurai (g) 368.19 43,302 50,894 Salido 20 25651
Bayang (h) 80.92 36,697 42,181 Pasar Baru 17 25652
IV Nagari Bayang Utara 242.33 7,276 8,286 Asam Kumbang 6 25653
Koto XI Tarusan (j) 437.37 47,898 52,870 Nanggalo 23 25654
Totals for
northern sector
1,128.81 135,173 154,231 66
Totals Regency 6,049.33 429,246 504,418 182

Notes: (a) The former Lunang Silaut district had a population of 30,450 at the 2010 Census prior to its division into separate Lunang and Silaut districts.
(b) The Basa Ampek Balai Tapan district had a population of 25,742 at the 2010 Census prior to the splitting off of a separate Ranah Ampek Hulu Tapan district.
(c) The Pancung Soal district had a population of 37,002 at the 2010 Census prior to the splitting off of a separate Aipura district.
(d) including two small offshore islands. (e) including five small offshore islands. (f) including one small offshore island. (g) including nine small offshore islands, the largest being Pulau Aua Gadang (69 ha). (h) including seven small offshore islands, the largest being Pulau Babi (96 ha). (j) including 23 small offshore islands, the largest being Pulau Cubadak (705 ha) and Pulau Marak (256 ha).

Siamang rehabilitation

Marak Island is 7.37 kilometres from Nagari Sungai Pinang land which 500 hectares area has used as Siamang (Symphalangus syndactylus) and Owa ungko (Hylobates agilis) rehabilitation center complete with quarantine, medical, social and rehabilitation cages since 2003. The plan is to release some Siamang which have could use upper room with sufficient activities, not depend on human anymore and match with his/her spouse to Bukit Tiga Puluh National Park. The island is now home for 30 butterfly species and 50 kinds of birds, and is suitable for a conservation area.[8]

See also

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  4. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  5. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  6. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  7. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2021.
  8. ^ "Owa dan Siamang Dilepasliarkan di Pulau Marak". Retrieved November 1, 2013.

Coordinates: 1°21′00″S 100°34′01″E / 1.35°S 100.567°E / -1.35; 100.567