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Humbang Hasundutan Regency

Humbang Hasundutan Regency
(Kabupaten Humbang Hasundutan)
Official seal of Humbang Hasundutan Regency
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Dolok Sanggul
 • Total 2,297.20 km2 (886.95 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 178,866
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Humbang Hasundutan Regency is a regency in the southwest shore of Lake Toba of North Sumatra, Indonesia. The regency covers an area of 2,297.2 sq.kms, and according to the 2010 census had a population of 171,687;[1] the latest estimate (for January 2014) is 178,866. Its seat is Dolok Sanggul. To the north is Samosir Regency and Pakpak Bharat Regency, to the east is North Tapanuli Regency, and to the south is Central Tapanuli Regency and the Indian Ocean.

Administrative divisions

The regency is divided administratively into ten districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:[2]

Name Population
Census 2010
Pakkat 22,209
Onan Ganjang 9,835
Sijama Polang 5,112
Dolok Sanggul 43,197
Lintong Nihuta 29,066
Paranginan 12,487
Bakti Raja 6,824
Pollung 17,615
Parlilitan 17,316
Tara Bintang 7,169


  1. ^ Seta,William J. Atlas Lengkap Indonesia dan Dunia (untuk SD, SMP, SMU, dan Umum). Pustaka Widyatama. p. 9.  
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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