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Southwest Sumba Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Sumba Barat Daya) is a regency on Sumba in East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. Established in 2007, the regency has its seat (capital) in Tambolaka. Its population was 283,818 in the 2010 decennial census, the most of any regency of the island.[1]

Administration


The Southwest Sumba Regency (created in 2007 out of parts of West Sumba Regency) is composed of eight districts (kecamatan), whose areas (in kmĀ²) and 2010 Census populations are listed below:[2]

Tourism


There are a variety of attractions in Southwest Sumba that are still preserved and have their own uniqueness for tourists visiting the location of these attractions are located.

Most areas of Southwest Sumba Regency have potential tourism objects that can be promoted as tourist destinations due to their unique natural, cultural and marine elements. The surrounding natural conditions also support panorama of each tourist attraction because it is still a vast expanse of hills, rivers and lakes, tropical forests, and various wild flora and fauna styles.

Several tourist attractions in this district have been widely explored and visited by a variety of local and foreign tourists, but there are only a few who have access to roads and adequate facilities and infrastructure available, namely Mananga Aba Beach, Mbawana beach, Oro Beach, Kawona Beach, Newa Beach, Pantai Waikelo, Sumba Cultural Home, Lake Saltwater Weekuri, and Pabeti Waterfall.

At present, its existence is a tourist attraction in Southwest Sumba Regency, many of which have begun to be exposed to other tourists through tourists who have visited several tourist attraction locations in this district.[3]

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