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Langkat Regency

Langkat Regency
(Indonesian: Kabupaten Langkat)
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Stabat
Area
 • Total 6,272 km2 (2,422 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 967,535
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.langkatkab.go.id/

Langkat Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Langkat) is the northernmost regency on the east coast of North Sumatra. Its seat is Stabat. Its area is 6,272 km² and its population was 967,535 at the 2010 national Census.[1][2]

Immediately south is Karo Regency, to the east is Deli Serdang Regency (which surrounds the city of Medan) and the city of Binjai (formerly part of Langkat Regency), to the north lies the Strait of Malacca and to the west lies Aceh Province.

Administrative divisions

The city is divided administratively into twenty-three districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:[3]

Name Population
Census 2010[3]
Bohorok 39,851
Serapit 15,908
Salapian 25,924
Kutambaru 13,425
Sei Bingai 48,346
Kuala 39,125
Selesai 69,324
Binjai 42,325
Stabat 81,971
Wampu 40,612
Batang Serangan 35,019
Sawit Seberang 25,197
Padang Tualang 46,687
Hinai 47,843
Secanggang 65,349
Tanjung Pura 64,412
Gebang 42,587
Babalan 56,456
Sei Lepan 46,810
Brandan Barat
(West Brandan)
21,905
Besitang 43,958
Pangkalan Susu 41,512
Pematang Jaya 12,992

Tangkahan Ecotourism

Tangkahan Ecotourism is located near Gunung Leuser National Park, 124 kilometers or 4 hours drive from Medan. We can see flora and fauna by trekking on foot or on elephant back with very flexible time and routes.[4]

References

  1. ^ Seta,William J. Atlas Lengkap Indonesia dan Dunia (untuk SD, SMP, SMU, dan Umum). Pustaka Widyatama. p. 9.  
  2. ^ BPS: Luas Wilayah, Jumlah Penduduk, dan Kepadatan Penduduk menurut Kabupaten/Kota Tahun 2007
  3. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  4. ^ "Tangkahan, Surga Tersembunyi di Kawasan Gunung Leuser". Retrieved May 17, 2014. 

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