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Batubara Regency

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Batubara Regency

Batubara Regency
Official seal of Batubara Regency
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Limapuluh
 • Total 904.96 km2 (349.41 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 374,535
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Batubara Regency is a regency on North Sumatra's eastern shoreline, with Limapuluh as its seat. It was carved out from the seven most westerly coastal districts of Asahan Regency with effect from 15 June 2007.


The regency is divided administratively into seven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:[1]

Name Population
Census 2010[1]
Sei Balai 26,857
Tanjung Tiram 62,964
Talawi 53,585
Limpuluh 85,164
Air Putih 46,749
Sei Suka 52,599
Medang Deras 47,967


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

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