Bener Meriah Regency

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Bener Meriah Regency
بنر مرياه
Official seal of Bener Meriah Regency
Lokasi Aceh Kabupaten Bener Meriah.svg
Country Indonesia
Province Aceh
Regency 2003
Capital Simpang Tiga Redelong
 • Total 1,457.34 km2 (562.68 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 121,870
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 643

Bener Meriah Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Bener Meriah) is a regency in Aceh Special District, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. The regency covers an area of 1,457.34 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 121,870 people. Its capital is Simpang Tiga Redelong. Until 2003 the territory of this regency was part of Central Aceh Regency.[clarification needed]

Administrative divisions[edit]

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

  • Pintu Rime
  • Permata
  • Syiah Kuala
  • Bandar, Bener Meriah
  • Bukit
  • Wih Pesam
  • Timang Gajah

Bener Meriah covers the northern part of Central Aceh bordered by Bireuen, North Aceh and Central Aceh regencies.


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Coordinates: 4°45′N 97°00′E / 4.750°N 97.000°E / 4.750; 97.000