Profile of East Nusatenggara
East Nusa Tenggara Province, geographically, is located in 118o 125o East Longitude and 8o 12o South Latitude. It is adjacent to :
- West Nusa Tenggara Province in the west,
- Democratic Republic of Timor Leste in the east,
- Flores Sea in the north,
- Indonesia Ocean in the south
East Nusa Tenggara Province area is about 48,718.10 km, spreading in 1,192 islands (42 habited island and 1,150 inhabited island).
East Nusa Tenggara Province that is capitalized in Kupang is divided into 20 regencies and 1 city, namely Regency of Alor, Regency of Belu, Regency of Ende, Regency of East Flores, Regency of Kupang, Regency of Lembata, Regency of Manggarai, Regency of West Manggarai, Regency of East Manggarai, Regency of Nagekeo, Regency of Ngada, Regency of Rotendao, Regency of Sabu Raijua, Regency of Sikka, Regency of West Sumba, Regency of Sumba Barat Daya, Regency of Central Sumba, Regency of East Sumba, Regency of South Timor Tengah, Regency of North Timor Tengah and City of Kupang. The widest area in East Nusa Tenggara Province is Regency of East Sumba with wide area of 7,000.50 square kilometers (14.37%), while the smallest area is City of Kupang with area of 26.18 square kilometers (0.05%).
The higest rainfall in 2009 were in Regency of Manggarai (2,996 mm), Kupang ( 2,116 mm), City of Kupang (1,919 mm) and the smallest rainfall is Regency of Lembata (169 mm). The average air humidity in City of Kupang in 2009 was 75 %, wind speed direction Calm/NW/SE/4 knot, air humidity of 1,009 milibar, and the average temperature was 27.24oC.
Economics structure in East Nusa Tenggara Province in 2011 was dominated by agriculture sectore (35,94%), processing (1,43%) and trading (17,48%). In agriculture sector, the biggest contribution is from cassava, followed by corn.
East Nusa Tenggara Province main commodity are agriculture sector and services sector. Main commodity of agriculture sector are corn and cassava and plantation sub-sector with the main commodity of cocoa, coffee, coconut, clove, cashew and areca nut; fishery sector with the commodity of fishery catch, fresh water pond culture, sea culture, rice field cultivation, and brackish cultivation. The stockbreeding commodities sub-sector are cow, pig, sheep, goat, buffalo and horse. Main commodity of services sector is tourism, nature tourism and culture tourism.
To support economic's activity, this province has 14 airports, namely Eltari Airport, Frans Sales Lega Airport, Gewayantana Airport, Haliwen Airport, H.H. Aeroboesman Airport, Komodo Airport, Lekunik Airport, Mali Airport, Soa Airport, Tambolaka Airport, Tardamu Airport, Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport, Wai Oti Airport, and Wonopito Airport. It has 2 roads, namely government road and provincial road. the provincial road length is 1.737.37 km, while the governemnt road length is 1.406.681 km. For sea transportation, it has 11 seaports, namely Atapupu Port, Baranusa Port, Ende Port, Labuan Bajo Port, Larantuka Port, Maumere Port, Raa-Rote port, Reo Port, Tenau-Kupang Port, Waikelo Port, and Waingapu Port.
Nusa Tenggara Timur Dalam Angka 2010
BPS Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur
Jl. R. Suprapto No. 5 Kupang 85111
Telp (0380) 826289, 821755
Fax (0380) 833124