Musi Banyuasin Regency


Musi Banyuasin regency is one of regency in South Sumatra which is crossed by Musi river, a largest river in Sumatra, even in Indonesia. This regency has 14265.96 square kilometers area or 15 percent of the total area of South Sumatra province. Musi Banyuasin capital city is in Sekayu. It takes four hours’ drive from Palembang to reach Sekayu.

The topography of Musi Banyuasin area is Sungai Lilin on the eastern part, Bayung Lencir district not the west, then on the edges of Musi river flow to Babat Toman district, the land consists of marshes and brackish influenced by tides.

Musi Banyuasin is one of richest regions in South Sumatra province, even in Indonesia, where the main source of its economy sustained by the mining and energy. Geographically, Musi Banyuasin regency bordering of Jambi province (Muara Jambi regency) in the north side, in the south side is Muara Enim district, Musi Rawas in the west side and Banyuasin in the east side.

Musi Banyuasin regency consists of 14 districts and 236 villages. Social life in Musi Banyuasin characterized by diverse ethnic communities who live scattered in 11 districts. Besides abundant Natural Resources, there is another interesting part of Banyuasin, the object and tourist attraction, starting from a very beautiful lake, rubber and oil palm plantations stretching along the Musi Banyuasin, customary marriage to the traditional tribes..
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