Bener Meriah Regency

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Bener Meriah Regency
بنر مرياه
Regency
Official seal of Bener Meriah Regency
Seal
Location within Aceh
Location within Aceh
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Aceh
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Location in Aceh, Northern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Northern Sumatra
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency (Northern Sumatra)
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Sumatra
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency (Sumatra)
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Indonesia
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°45′N 97°00′E / 4.750°N 97.000°E / 4.750; 97.000
Country Indonesia
Region Sumatra
Province Aceh
Regency 2003
Capital Simpang Tiga Redelong
Government
 • Regent Ahmadi
 • Vice Regent Abuya Sarkawi
Area
 • Total 1,457.34 km2 (562.68 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 121,870
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (IWST)
Area code (+62) 643
Website www.benermeriahkab.go.id

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