Pringsewu Regency

Pringsewu Regency is a regency of Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 625 km² and a population of 364,825 people at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 382,841.[2] The capital lies at Pringsewu, located 37 kilometres from the provincial capital of Bandar Lampung. The regency was created on 29 October 2008.[3]

Pringsewu Regency

(Kabupaten Pringsewu)
Official seal of Pringsewu Regency
Seal
Location within Lampung
Location within Lampung
Pringsewu Regency is located in Southern Sumatra
Pringsewu Regency
Pringsewu Regency
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Pringsewu Regency is located in Sumatra
Pringsewu Regency
Pringsewu Regency
Pringsewu Regency (Sumatra)
Pringsewu Regency is located in Indonesia
Pringsewu Regency
Pringsewu Regency
Pringsewu Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°25′20″S 104°56′04″E / 5.4221°S 104.9345°E / -5.4221; 104.9345
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceLampung
CapitalPringsewu
Government
 • RegentSujadi
 • Vice RegentFauzi
Area
 • Total625 km2 (241 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total382,841
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 729
Websitepringsewukab.go.id

The regency name came from Javanese language terms "Thousand (sewu) bamboo (pring)", as the location of the town was once a bamboo forest.[4]

Administrative districtsEdit

The Regency comprises eight districts (kecamatan) which are listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census.

District Population
2010 Census[5]
Adi Luwih 32,929
Ambarawa 32,283
Banyumas 18,996
Gading Rejo 69,307
Pagelaran 58,945
Pardasuka 32,131
Pringsewu 76,082
Sukoharjo 44,696

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2015.
  3. ^ "Regency Pringsewu". Visit to Lampung. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
  4. ^ Benoit, D.; Marc Pain (1989). Transmigration et migrations spontanées en Indonésie: Transmigration and spontaneous migrations in Indonesia. IRD Editions. ISBN 9782709909709.
  5. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 5°25′20″S 104°56′04″E / 5.4221°S 104.9345°E / -5.4221; 104.9345