Solok Regency

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This article is about the regency of Solok in West Sumatra. For the city of Solok in West Sumatra, see Solok.
Solok Regency
Regency
Official seal of Solok Regency
Seal
Motto: Alue jo patuik
Lokasi Sumatera Barat Kabupaten Solok.svg
Country Indonesia
Province West Sumatra
Capital Arosuka
Area
 • Total 3,875.15 km2 (1,496.20 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 366,680
 • Density 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 755
Website http://www.solok.go.id/

Solok Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of West Sumatra, Indonesia. the city of Solok is administratively separated from the Regency.

Administration[edit]

Solok Regency is divided into fourteen districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:

  • Pantai Cermin (20,337)
  • Lembah Gumanti (53,178)
  • Hiliran Gumanti (16,053)
  • Payung Sekaki (8,027)
  • Tigo Lurah Bajanjang (9,574)
  • Lembang Jaya (25,752)
  • Danau Kembar (18,853)
  • Gunung Talang (46,738)
  • Bukit Sundi (22,827)
  • IX Koto Sungai Lasi (9,671)
  • Kubung (55,303)
  • X Koto Diatas (18,461)
  • X Koto Singkarak (31,686)
  • Junjung Sirih (12,106)

Tourism[edit]

Besides mining, Solok Regency also has tourism attractions such as Mount Red and White (Gunung Merah Putih) in Nagari Sulit Air, with three waterfalls close to each other. Jonjang Seribu (The Thousand Step Staircase) is another natural attraction.[1]

Solok Regency has two lakes, separated by only 300 meters of land between them, so people call them Twin Lake. The upper lake is named as Lake in Bottom and the lower lake is named as Lake in Above.[2]

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Coordinates: 1°46′00″S 101°22′01″E / 1.76667°S 101.367°E / -1.76667; 101.367