Southeast Aceh Regency

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Southeast Aceh Regency
Kabupaten Aceh Tenggara
Lokasi Aceh Kabupaten Aceh Tenggara.svg
Country Indonesia
Province Aceh
Regency 1974
Capital Kutacane
 • Total 4,231.41 km2 (1,633.76 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 105,653
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Southeast Aceh Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Aceh Tenggara) is a regency in the Aceh province of Indonesia. The regency covers an area of 4,231.41 square kilometres and according to the 2000 census had a population of 105,653 people.[1] The seat of the regency government is at Kutacane.In 1969, the Southeast Aceh Regency was separated from the Central Aceh Regency.[2] Along with the Central Aceh Regency it is home to the Gayo people.[3] The main commodities produced in the regency are palm oil, cacao, coconut, coffee, nutmeg, walnut, and pachouli oil [4] The main rivers are the Alas River and the Butan River. It contains the Leuser Ecosystem.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The regency is divided administratively into seventeen districts (kecamatan):

See also[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. ^ Iwabuchi, Akifumi (1994). The people of the Alas Valley: a study of an ethnic group of Northern Sumatra. Clarendon Press. ISBN 978-0-19-827902-0. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Library Information and Research Service (2004). The Middle East, abstracts and index. Northumberland Press. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  4. ^ "Aceh Tenggara" (PDF). Aceh Investment and Promotion Board. Retrieved 24 December 2010. 

Coordinates: 3°22′N 97°41′E / 3.367°N 97.683°E / 3.367; 97.683