Aceh Singkil Regency

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Aceh Singkil Regency
Regency
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Dorpsgezicht met militairen Boven Singkil Atjeh TMnr 60039116.jpg
Lokasi Aceh Kabupaten Aceh Singkil.svg
Coordinates: 2°20′N 97°40′E / 2.333°N 97.667°E / 2.333; 97.667Coordinates: 2°20′N 97°40′E / 2.333°N 97.667°E / 2.333; 97.667
Country Indonesia
Province Aceh
Regency 1999
Capital Singkil
Area
 • Total 2,597 km2 (1,003 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 102,213
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.acehsingkilkab.go.id/

Aceh Singkil Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the Aceh province of Indonesia. It is situated largely on the island of Sumatra, but also includes the offshore Banyak Islands, the largest of which is Tuangku (Great Banyak), with the principal town of Alaban. The seat of the regency government is at Singkil on the Sumatra coast.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The regency is divided administratively into ten districts (kecamatan):

  1. Danau Paris
  2. Gunung Meriah
  3. Kota Baharu
  4. Kuala Baru
  5. Pulau Banyak
  6. Simpang Kanan
  7. Singkil
  8. Singkil Utara
  9. Singkohor
  10. Suro Baru

Tourism - Banyak Islands[edit]

"Banyak" means "many" because there are 99 islands, of which only a few are inhabited. Yachts from Nias Island or directly from abroad carries foreign tourists to Big Palambak Island or Small Palambak Island to take fresh water and snorkelling. Tailena Island, Rago-rago Island, Panjang (Long) Island and Matahari (Sun) Island are also suitable for scuba diving, while in Tuwanku (My Master) Island a conservation of Penyu Hijau (Chelonia Mydas) and Penyu Belimbing (Dermochelys coriacea) is established.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yarmen Dinamika (February 2, 2014). "Pulau Banyak Bertabur Pesona". 

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