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Kota Tanjungbalai

Tanjungbalai
City
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi تنجوڠ بالاي
 • Chinese 丹戎巴來
An monument in Tanjungbalai
An monument in Tanjungbalai
Location of Tanjungbalai in Indonesia
Location of Tanjungbalai in Indonesia
Tanjungbalai is located in Indonesia
Tanjungbalai
Location of Tanjungbalai in Indonesia
Coordinates:
Province North Sumatra
Country Indonesia
Area
 • Total 58 km2 (22 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 154,426
 • Density 2,662/km2 (6,890/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
See Tanjungbalai for the other meanings.

Tanjungbalai, also Kota Tanjungbalai, formerly Tanjungbalai, Asahan is a city in North Sumatra province, Indonesia, on the estuary of the Asahan River. It has an area of 58 square kilometres (22 sq mi) and the 5th largest kota population in North Sumatra with 154,426 inhabitants in the 2010 census.[1] The town has a ferry terminal with services to Port Klang, Malaysia, and the city-island of Singapore, but no visa on arrival processing services. It was formerly a district of Asahan Regency until it was elevated to city status, but the tag "Asahan" is still used to distinguish it from the port of the same name on Great Karimun island.

Administrative divisions

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

Name Population
Census 2010[2]
Datuk Bandar 33,797
Datuk Bandar Timur
(East Datuk Bandar)
26,942
Tanjungbalai Selatan
(South Tanjungbalai)
19,330
Tanjungbalai Utara
(North Tanjungbalai)
15,862
Sei Tualang Raso 22,712
Teluk Nibung 35,802

References

  1. ^ http://hariansib.com/?p=136255
  2. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
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