Labuhan Batu Regency
|Labuhan Batu Regency
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Labuhan Batu Regency (Kabupaten Labuhan Batu) is a regency of North Sumatra, Indonesia. Its seat is Rantau Prapat. It had an area of 9,233.18 km2 in 2000 (prior to the separation of the new North Labuhan Batu and South Labuhan Batu Regencies). Subsequently, the reduced regency had a census population in 2010 of 414,417.
The Panai Estuary, which consists of Bilah River and Barumun River are located in this regency, and it was the seat of ancient Buddhis trading kingdom of Pannai, c. 11th to 14th century, connected to the Bahal temple in North Padang Lawas Regency.
Following the separation off of the new North Labuhan Batu and South Labuhan Batu Regencies, the reduced regency is divided administratively into nine districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:
- Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
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