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Karo Regency

Karo Regency is a regency of North Sumatra, Indonesia, situated in the Barisan Mountains. The regency covers an area of 2,127.25 square kilometres (821.34 sq mi) and according to the 2010 census it had a population of 350,479.[1] 60.99% of the regency is forested.[2] Its regency seat is Kabanjahe. The Batak Karo language is spoken in the regency, as well as the Indonesian language. It borders Southeast Aceh Regency in Aceh to the west, Deli Serdang Regency and Langkat Regency to the north, Dairi Regency and Toba Samosir Regency to the south, and Deli Serdang Regency and Simalungun Regency to the east.


Farming and Agriculture in Karo

The GDP per capita of Karo Regency in 2005 was 11.65 million rupiah, approximately US$1,200. 74% of the population work in agriculture, which comprises 60% of regional GDP. [3] The second-largest sector is government, which comprises 11% of the regional GDP.[4]

Administrative divisions

The regency is divided administratively into 17 districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:[5]

Name Population
Census 2010[5]
Mardingding 17,062
Laubaleng 17,713
Tiga Binanga 19,900
Juhar 12,861
Munte 19,686
Kuta Buluh 10,586
Payung 10,837
Tiganderket 13,178
Simpang Empat 19,035
Naman Teran 12,796
Merdeka 13,310
Kabanjahe 63,326
Berastagi 42,541
Tigapanah 29,319
Dolat Rakyat 8,296
Merek 18,054
Barusjahe 22,097


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  5. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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