[Demo] Sintang District


Sintang is divided into 14 sub-districts, 16 sub-districts, and 391 villages. Administratively, Sintang is bordered by several regions. Kapuas and Melawi river are two major rivers crossed in Sintang district, as well as two smaller rivers Ketungau River which is a subdiary of Kapuas River and Kayan River which is a subdiary of the Melawi River. In 2020 the length of roads in the Sintang area was 2,289.62 km, where the road surface 13.06% asphalt roads, 48.09% gravel roads, and 38.85% dirt roads. The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Business Sector reached 22.72 percent or the largest contribution to GRDP in 2020.

Temperature and precipitation are both trigger of climate changes. Land use change activities have an impact on ecosystem degradation so that it has caused flooding in Sintang. On October 2021, more than 20.000 families were affected in 12 sub-districts. ‎This is the biggest flood in recent years. Sintang District needs to conduct a regional spatial plan review, evaluate land-based activities and set up new scenario for investment.

Initiative Objectives

  • Improve quality of education and health for the people
  • Increase tolerance among people
  • Develop a rural - based economy
  • Develop sustainable on economic potential and recourses
  • Develop good and clean governance

Commodities and Economic Activities

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries was 22.72 percent in 2020
  • Wholesale and retail trade business sector was 15.68 percent in 2020
  • Construction business sector 15.68 percent in 2020
  • The Mining and Quarrying business sector was 9.24 percent in 2020
  • The Manufacturing Industry business sector was 9.07 percent in 2020