Provinces of Karasem

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Provinces of Karasem are the first administrative division of country, directly below the state government. There are currently 12 Provinces plus 1 special federal city government, Kota Baru.

Shortly after its independence on 1949, Karasem was divided into 5 province, this not including the Keshan Province which was not part of Karasem at that time. After the Keshan Civil War ended in 1954, Keshan become part of Karasem and become 6th Province of it. In 1963, Cikulon Province split into 3 province, North Cikulon Province, Central Cikulon Province and South Cikulon Province and later in 1970, Melaka Archipelago Province formed, in total, Karasem had 9 province at 1970. After Bompa War in 1975, Karasem gained North Bompa Province as its new province from the occupation of Pulau Bompa.

With the capital movement in 1964 toward Cibebek and later to Kota Baru in 1978, Meriah Special Capital region dissolved and merged with North Cikulon Province though since 2011, re-formation of this province proposed in Karasem Legiselature.

List of Current Provinces

Since 1989, with the formation of South Langkap Province, Karasem has 12 Provinces:

No Province Capital Population (2010 census) Land Size(Kmsq) Density
1 North Cikulon Meriah 30,248,201 18,748 1,613
2 Central Cikulon Purwasari 9,811,022 16,282 603
3 South Cikulon Tanjung Bambu 13,504,922 19,281 700
4 Cibebek Cibebek 16,849,282 10,296 1,636
5 West Natuna Bandan 8,499,501 12,012 708
6 East Natuna Suralaya 7,629,632 18,191 419
7 Ketapang Ketapang 8,024,112 23,203 346
8 South Langkap Krandang 3,020,101 21,080 143
9 North Langkap Langkap City 3,692,291 35,922 103
10 Melaka Archipelago Kota Merah 1,791,822 19,849 90
11 Kedang Padang Sambian 3,327,721 32,078 104
12 Keshan Medang 8,192,003 31,911 257
Karasem Kota Baru 114,590,520 258,853 443

Former Provinces

There are several former province in Karasem which was either dissolved and merged into other province or seceded from Karasem

In additional, Belitung Island was claimed to be part of Karasem during the dispute between 1950-1999 as Belitung Province.

Merger and Split Proporsal

Several proporsal have been made to form these province: