Deli Serdang Regency

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Deli Serdang Regency
(Indonesian: Kabupaten Deli Serdang)
Regency
Official seal of Deli Serdang Regency
Seal
Lokasi Sumatera Utara Kabupaten Deli Serdang.svg
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Lubuk Pakam
Area
 • Total 2,486.14 km2 (959.90 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 1,789,243
 • Density 720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.deliserdang.go.id/

Deli Serdang (Indonesian: Kabupaten Deli Serdang) is a regency in the Indonesian province of North Sumatra. It surrounds the city of Medan, and also borders the chartered city Binjai, which is effectively a bedroom community for Medan. The capital of the district is Lubuk Pakam, which is located approximately 30 km east of Medan. Its 2010 census population was 1,789,243 people.[1] Medan's new airport in Kuala Namu is in this regency.

Boundaries of the district:

Deli Serdang has three plantations owned by London Sumatra (LONSUM).[2]

In June 2004, farmers and indigenous peoples in a number of villages within the district had protested over land ownership of their villages (apparently, the government had leased the land in the villages to LONSUM, but they rejected such leasings and resisted moving. It is said that the authorities had shot farmers and indigenous people attempting to reoccupy the villages.[3]

The national census of 2000 recorded 1,572,768 people, but by 2010 the regency's population increased 13.78%.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The regency is divided into twenty-two districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:

Name Population
Census 2010
Bangun Purba 21,550
Batang Kuis 56,270
Beringin 52,415
Biru-Biru 34,020
Deli Tua 60,624
Galang 61,508
Gunung Meriah 2,472
Hamparan Perak 150,054
Kutalimbaru 35,870
Labuhan Deli 60,190
Lubuk Pakam 80,847
Namo Rambe 36,651
Pagar Merbau 36,777
Pancur Batu 84,919
Pantai Labu 43,135
Patumbak 88,959
Percut Sei Tuan 384,672
Sibolangit 19,654
Sinembah Tanjung
Muda Hilir
30,563
Sinembah Tanjung
Muda Hulu
12,333
Sunggal 244,187
Tanjung Morawa 192,759

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Coordinates: 3°33′N 98°51′E / 3.550°N 98.850°E / 3.550; 98.850