Regencies of Indonesia

second-level subdivision of Indonesia

A regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) is government division of Indonesia. First, the country is divided into provinces. Then, provinces are divided into regencies. The Indonesian word kabupaten is also sometimes translated as "municipality." Regencies and cities are divided into districts (called Kecamatan, or Distrik in Papua).[1][2]


  1. "Undang-Undang Republik Indonesia Nomor 21 Tahun 2001" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2018-09-20. Retrieved 2018-12-25.
  2. "Undang-Undang Nomor 23 Tahun 2014".