Serdang Bedagai Regency

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Serdang Bedagai Regency
Regency
Seal, or Lambang, of Serdang Bedagai Regency
Seal
Lokasi Sumatera Utara Kabupaten Serdang Bedagai.svg
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Sei Rampah
Area
 • Total 1,913.33 km2 (738.74 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 592,922
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website SerdangBedagaiKab.go.id

Serdang Bedagai Regency is a regency in the Eastern shores of North Sumatra facing Malaysia, with 95 km of coastline and covering an area of 1,913.33 square kilometres, divided into 17 districts (kecamatan), in turn subdivided into 237 villages and 6 subdistricts[2] Its seat is Sei Rampah. The regency surrounds the independent city of Tebing Tinggi, and also contains a district (kecamatan) by the same name. The name “Serdang Bedagai” was derived from the two Sultanates which formerly existed in the Region; they were Serdang Sultanate and Padang Bedagai Sultanates. The population was 592,922 at the 2010 Census.[3]

Location[edit]

To the north is the Malacca Straits, to the west is Deli Serdang Regency (surrounding Medan), to the south and southeast is Simalungun Regency, and to the east are the Buaya River and Ular River bordering Batubara Regency, which was formed in 2006 from part of the Asahan Regency.

Administration[edit]

The regency is divided administratively into seventeen districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:[4]

Name Population
Census 2010[4]
Kotarih 7,975
Silinda 8,332
Bitang Bayu 10,581
Dolok Masihul 48,241
Serbajabi 19,560
Sipispis 31,617
Dolok Merawan 17,029
Tebingtinggi 40,253
Tebing Syahbandar 32,191
Bandar Khalipah 24,774
Tanjung Beringin 36,864
Sei Rampah 63,379
Sei Bamban 42,791
Teluk Mengkudu
(Mengkudu Bay)
41,118
Perbaungan 99,936
Pegajahan 26,859
Pantai Cermin 42,883

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seta, William J. Atlas Lengkap Indonesia dan Dunia (untuk SD, SMP, SMU, dan Umum). Pustaka Widyatama. p. 9. ISBN 979-610-232-3. 
  2. ^ "Serdang Bedegai website". SerdangBedagaiKab.go.id. Serdang Bedagai Regency. 1992-02-27. Retrieved 2011-02-09. 
  3. ^ "BPS: Luas Wilayah, Jumlah Penduduk, dan Kepadatan Penduduk menurut Kabupaten/Kota Tahun 2007". sumut.bps.go.id. Badan Pusat Statistik. Retrieved 2011-02-09. 
  4. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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