Mamuju Regency

Mamuju Regency

Country Indonesia
Region Sulawesi
Province West Sulawesi
Capital Mamuju

Mamuju Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) of West Sulawesi province, Indonesia. The capital is Mamuju, which is also the capital of West Sulawesi. The population of the regency was 336,879 at the 2010 Census.

Uranium sites

Mamuju Regency has high potential uranium sites with radioactivity of ~250 nsv per year as same as at Pocos de Caldas, Brazil. The highest potential uranium site at hill of Takandeang village about 40 kilometers from Mamuju City has radioactivity 2,000-3,000 nsw per hour.[1]


The regency is divided into sixteen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.

Name Population
Census 2010[2]
Tapalang 18,083
Tapalang Barat
(West Tapalang)
Mamuju 55,105
Simboro 23,200
Balabalakang 2,347
Kulukku 49,250
Papalang 21,395
Sampaga 13,986
Tommo 19,407
Kalumpang 10,800
Bonehau 8,622


  1. "Ada Uranium di Sulawesi Barat". March 17, 2012.
  2. 2010 Indonesian Census

Coordinates: 2°41′S 118°54′E / 2.683°S 118.900°E / -2.683; 118.900

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