Kerinci Regency

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Kerinci Regency
Regency
Official seal of Kerinci Regency
Seal
Lokasi Jambi Kabupaten Kerinci.svg
Country Indonesia
Province Jambi
Capital Siulak
Area
 • Total 3,808.5 km2 (1,470.5 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 253,258
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.kerincikab.go.id/

Kerinci is a regency (kabupaten) in Jambi province, on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The regency has an area of 3,808.5 km2 (1,470.5 sq mi). At the 2010 Census, Kerinci Regency had a population of 229,387; the latest estimate (for January 2014) is 253,258. The capital is Siulak. Kerinci is located 50 km (31 mi) from Jambi City, the capital of Jambi Province.

Mount Seven Lake[edit]

Mount Seven Lake is the highest caldera in Southeast Asia 1,950 m (6,400 ft) at above mean sea level, with a lake area of 960 hectares (2,400 acres). The mount is called Mount Seven because there are 7 mounts. Mount Seven is located in Kerinci Seblat National Park. The lake has white sandy beach and Mount Seven Waterfall.[1]

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Coordinates: 2°05′02″S 101°28′48″E / 2.08389°S 101.48000°E / -2.08389; 101.48000