Dompu

Summary

Dompu
Official seal of Dompu
Seal
Motto(s): 
Nggahi Rawi Pahu
(English:Prove Your Words)
Location of Dompu Regency in West Nusa Tenggara
Dompu is located in Indonesia
Dompu
Dompu
Location in Indonesia
Coordinates: 08°32′11″S 118°27′48″E / 8.53639°S 118.46333°E / -8.53639; 118.46333
CountryIndonesia
RegionLesser Sunda Islands
ProvinceWest Nusa Tenggara
RegencyDompu
Government
 • MayorBambang M. Yasin
Area
 • Total223.27 km2 (86.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total56,779
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+8
License plateEA
Websitewww.dompukab.go.id

Dompu is a town and the administrative centre of the Dompu Regency, located in the eastern part of the island of Sumbawa, in central Indonesia's province of West Nusa Tenggara. It is the third largest town on the island of Sumbawa, with a population of 49,854 at the 2010 Census,[2] which by mid 2018 had grown to an officially estimaterd 56,779.[3] It is connected by provincial road to Bima and Sape.

History

Dompu (or Dompo) was once one of the four sultanates on the island of Sumbawa.[4]

Geography

The city is located in the middle part of eastern section of the Sumbawa island.

Climate

Dompu has a tropical savanna climate (Aw) with moderate to little rainfall from May to October and heavy rainfall from November to April.

Climate data for Dompu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.1
(86.2)
29.7
(85.5)
30.6
(87.1)
30.9
(87.6)
30.3
(86.5)
29.9
(85.8)
29.9
(85.8)
30.5
(86.9)
31.1
(88.0)
31.3
(88.3)
30.7
(87.3)
30.0
(86.0)
30.4
(86.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 25.5
(77.9)
25.4
(77.7)
26.0
(78.8)
25.9
(78.6)
25.1
(77.2)
24.5
(76.1)
24.0
(75.2)
24.2
(75.6)
24.9
(76.8)
25.7
(78.3)
26.0
(78.8)
25.6
(78.1)
25.2
(77.4)
Average low °C (°F) 21.0
(69.8)
21.1
(70.0)
21.4
(70.5)
20.9
(69.6)
19.9
(67.8)
19.1
(66.4)
18.1
(64.6)
18.0
(64.4)
18.8
(65.8)
20.1
(68.2)
21.3
(70.3)
21.2
(70.2)
20.1
(68.1)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 199
(7.8)
179
(7.0)
201
(7.9)
129
(5.1)
40
(1.6)
44
(1.7)
30
(1.2)
7
(0.3)
21
(0.8)
61
(2.4)
131
(5.2)
251
(9.9)
1,293
(50.9)
Source: Climate-Data.org[5]

Administration

The town is divided into 16 communities (kelurahan).

References

  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2020.
  4. ^ Kennedy, Raymond (August 5, 1943). Islands and Peoples of the Indies. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  5. ^ "Climate: Dompu". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 17 November 2020.

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 08°32′11″S 118°27′48″E / 8.53639°S 118.46333°E / -8.53639; 118.46333