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About Teluk Wondama Regency

The Regency of Teluk Wondama was established from its parental Manokwari regency based on Law No. 26 2002.  As a newly formed autonomous region, it was inaugurated on 12 April 2003. 

The administratif map of Teluk Wondama regency
Administrative Map of Teluk Wondama Regency

According Teluk Wondama in Figures 2020 published by Badan Pusat Statistik (The Central Agency of Statistics), This regency has got a total land and sea area of 14,953,800 square kilometers where more than 50% or 7,777,110 sq. km is the sea and 7,176,690 sq. km is the land. There are 13 districts, 1 sub-district (kelurahan)  and 75 villages. The 2019 Records from The Office of Population and Civil Registration (Dinas Kependudukan dan Pencatatan Sipil) show that the population of Teluk Wondama was 54,148. 
Most of them work as farmers producing sago flour, vegetables and fruits. Those who work as fishermen produce 5,631 metric ton of fish using 6 motorized fishing boat, 182 non-motorized boat, and 366 boats with outboard engines. They sell their agricultural produce to local market and to Manokwari city.

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