South Buton Regency
Kabupaten Buton Selatan
Location within Southeast Sulawesi
|Established||24 July 2014|
|Founded by||Government of Indonesia|
|o Regent||Agus Faisal Hidayat|
|o Vice Regent||La Ode Arusani|
|o Total||509.92 km2 (196.88 sq mi)|
|o Density||190/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (ICST)|
|Area code||(+62) 411|
South Buton Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Buton Selatan) is a regency located in Southeast Sulawesi. This regency was formed from the southern part of Buton Regency, from which it was separated by Act No.16 of 2014, dated 23 July 2014. It covers an area of 509.92 km2, and the population of the districts now comprising the new regency was 74,707 at the 2010 Census; the latest official population (as at 2018) is 94,727. The regency capital is located in Batauga.
|Batu Atas 4||12.7||8,246||7||93745|
The Regency contains three districts in the south of Buton Island, as well as 17 islands (the largest being Kadatua, Siompu and Batu Abas) lying to the west and to the south of Buton Island.
1 includes Batumandawu Dua, Batumandawu Satu, La Kuteeno and Labuani islets. 2 includes offshore islets of Bungi Napa, Bungi Salata, Kaliwu Liwuto, Liwuto, Kaofe Kansopa and Kaofe Matagholeo. 3 includes offshore Liwutongkidi islet. 4 includes Kawikawia, Kawikawia Bara, Kawikawia Timbu and Waruata islets.