|• Total||194.8 km2 (75.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||35 m (115 ft)|
|• Density||230/km2 (590/sq mi)|
|Ethnic groups (2007)|
|• Batak Karo||30.7%|
|• Batak Toba and Batak Simalungun||1.4%|
|• Batak Mandailing||1.1%|
|Religious affiliations (2007)|
|• Roman Catholic||2.2%|
|Time zone||WIB (UTC+7)|
|Distance from Regency capital to subdistrict capital||40m|
Kuala is a town and subdistrict of Langkat Regency. It borders Selesai to the north, Salapian to the west, and Sei Bingai to the south and east. Most people in Kuala are Javanese people, with a significant Karo population. Although most Karo are Christian, many are also Muslim, and as the Javanese are nearly 100% Muslim, Kuala subdistrict is 80% Muslim.
Agriculture in Kuala subdistrict is relatively homogenous, with 6,425 hectares of oil palm, 4,243 hectares of sawah (wet rice), 880 hectares of maize and 3,466 hectares of natural rubber, with little land devoted to other crops. There are five factories in the subdistrict.