Musi Rawas Utara (Muratara) is one of regency of South Sumatra province. The regency capital is in Rupit. Musi Rawas Utara is often called as Muratara. The regency has 7 districts and 83 villages.
Rawas river is the largest river in the regency that stretches from Ulu Rawas to Rawas estuary connected to the South China sea. A half of the total area of Musi Rawas Utara regency is forest area consisting of preserve forest, protected forests and forest management while others are used for residential and industrial.