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North Tapanuli Regency

North Tapanuli Regency
(Kabupaten Tapanuli Utara)
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Tarutung
Area
 • Total 3,764.65 km2 (1,453.54 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 290,996
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.taputkab.go.id/

North Tapanuli Regency is a regency in North Sumatra. Its capital is Tarutung. In 2010, the regency covered an area of 3,764.65 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census it had a population of 278,897;[1] the latest official estimate (for January 2014) is 290,996.

Administration

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

Name Population
Census 2010[2]
Parmonangan 13,021
Adian Koting 13,876
Sipoholon 22,365
Tarutung 39,500
Siatas Barita 13,063
Pahae Julu 11,740
Pahae Jae 10,569
Purbatua 7,164
Simangumban 7,300
Pangaribuan 26,751
Garoga 15,581
Sipahutar 24,536
Siborong-Borong 44,170
Pagaran 16,539
Muara 13,182

Soda Pond

Soda Pond is located at the bottom of Parbubu I Hill village and people called it as 'Aek Rara'. There are so many little bubbles in the pond from natural spring water and soda aroma can be smelled. It is safe for swimming, but should use googles and the peasants use it to watering the paddy fields.[3]

References

  1. ^ Seta,William J. Atlas Lengkap Indonesia dan Dunia (untuk SD, SMP, SMU, dan Umum). Pustaka Widyatama. p. 9.  
  2. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  3. ^ "Aek Rara, Kolam Air Soda di Tarutung". April 14, 2012. 


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