Lahat Regency

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Lahat Regency
Regency
Megalithic statue located on the way from Pulauping village to Tinggihari village (photo taken in 1933)
Megalithic statue located on the way from Pulauping village to Tinggihari village (photo taken in 1933)
Official seal of Lahat Regency
Seal
Location in South Sumatra
Location in South Sumatra
Country Indonesia
Province South Sumatra
Capital Lahat
Area
 • Total 6,618 km2 (2,555 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 530,977
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Lahat is a regency of South Sumatra (or Sumatra Selatan) province, Indonesia. It has a total area of 6,618 km2 and a population of 530,977 (2004).

The capital of Lahat regency is Lahat.

Megalithic sites[edit]

At Lahat Regency near Pagar Alam city, Pagar Alam Regency there are 1,027 artefacs which spreads in 40 sites in 12 subdistrics. The megalithic sites in Lahat Regency maybe the second largest sites in Indonesia after Sangiran, Central Java with fossils.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pemkab Lahat Gali Ribuan Megalit". October 12, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 3°47′11″S 103°32′34″E / 3.78639°S 103.54278°E / -3.78639; 103.54278