Aru Islands

Aru Islands Regency
Kabupaten Kepulauan Aru
Islands and Regency
Official seal of Aru Islands Regency
Seal
Map of the Aru Islands
Map of the Aru Islands
Location within Maluku
Location within Maluku
Aru Islands Regency is located in Maluku
Aru Islands Regency
Aru Islands Regency
Location in Maluku and Indonesia
Aru Islands Regency is located in Indonesia
Aru Islands Regency
Aru Islands Regency
Aru Islands Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 6°10′S 134°30′E / 6°10′S 134°30′E / -6.167; 134.500
Country Indonesia
Province Maluku
CapitalDobo
Government
 • RegentJohan Gonga
 • Vice RegentMuin Sugalrey
Area
 • Total8,152.42 km2 (3,147.67 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total93,722
 • Density11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (IEST)
Area code(+62) 917
Websitekeparukab.go.id

The Aru Islands Regency (also Aroe Islands, Indonesian: Kabupaten Kepulauan Aru) are a group of about ninety-five low-lying islands in the Maluku province of eastern Indonesia. They also form a regency of Maluku province, with a land area of 8,152.42 square kilometres. At the 2011 Census the Regency had a population of 84,138;[1] the latest official estimate (as of January 2014) was 93,722.

Administration

The regency is divided into seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas (in sq.km) and their 2010 Census populations.

Name English name Area in
sq.km
Population
Census 2010
Aru Utara North Aru 1,118.2 11,529
Pulau-Pulau Aru (Northwest Aru) 973.0 36,604
Aru Tengah Central Aru 2,116.4 13,196
Aru Tengah Timur East Central Aru 1,006.1 4,315
Aru Tengah Selatan South Central Aru 449.3 5,086
Aru Selatan South Aru 1,386.8 8,694
Aru Selatan Timur Southeast Aru 1,082.4 4,714
Other Languages
العربية: جزر آرو
asturianu: Islles Aru
azərbaycanca: Aru adaları
беларуская: Ару
català: Aru
Deutsch: Aru-Inseln
eesti: Aru saared
español: Islas Aru
Esperanto: Aru
euskara: Aru uharteak
français: Îles Aru
galego: Aru
Bahasa Indonesia: Kabupaten Kepulauan Aru
italiano: Isole Aru
кырык мары: Ару ошмаотывлӓ
Nederlands: Aru-eilanden
日本語: アルー諸島
norsk: Aruøyene
polski: Wyspy Aru
português: Ilhas Aru
русский: Ару
suomi: Arusaaret
Tiếng Việt: Quần đảo Aru
中文: 阿魯群島