Gayo Lues Regency

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Gayo Lues Regency
Regency
Lokasi Aceh Kabupaten Gayo Lues.svg
Country Indonesia
Province Aceh
Regency 2002
Capital Blangkejeren
Area
 • Total 5,719 km2 (2,208 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 60,800
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.gayolueskab.go.id/

Gayo Lues Regency is a regency in the Aceh province of Indonesia. Its capital is Blangkejeren. The regency covers an area of 5,719 square kilometres and according to the 2000 census had a population of 60,800 people.[1]

90% of the inhabitants make their living from farming. Products include chili peppers, tobacco, coffee, and lemongrass, fish, rice, candle nut, pataculi, coconut, vanilla, kapok, chocolate, sugarcane, ginger, clove, casslevera, turmeric, and sugar palm.[2] Logging is reportedly a major problem in the regency which is the least populated area of the province with less than 2% of the total population.[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The regency is divided administratively into eleven districts (kecamatan).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seta,William J. Atlas Lengkap Indonesia dan Dunia (untuk SD, SMP, SMU, dan Umum). Pustaka Widyatama. p. 7. ISBN 979-610-232-3. 
  2. ^ a b "Gayo Lues". Aceh Investment and Promotion Board. Retrieved December 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ Davies, Matthew N. (2006). Indonesia's war over Aceh: last stand on Mecca's porch. Taylor & Francis. pp. 45–. ISBN 978-0-415-37239-8. Retrieved 21 December 2010. 

Coordinates: 4°N 97°E / 4°N 97°E / 4; 97