Labuhan Batu Regency

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Labuhan Batu Regency
لابوهن باتو
Regency
Lokasi Sumatera Utara Kabupaten Labuhanbatu.svg
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Rantau Prapat
Population (2010)
 • Total 414,417
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website www.labuhanbatukab.go.id

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.[1]

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.

Administration[edit]

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:[2]

Name Population
Census 2010[2]
Bilah Hulu
(Upstream Bilah)
56,388
Pangkatan 31,738
Bilah Barat
(West Bilah)
33,753
Bilah Hilir
(Downstream Bilah)
49,928
Panai Hulu
(Upstream Panai)
33,144
Panai Tengah
(Central Panai)
33,570
Panai Hilir
(Downstream Panai)
35,811
Rantau Selatan
(South Rantau)
57,948
Rantau Utara
(North Rantau)
82,830

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://sumut.bps.go.id/?kdbsek=219&pilih=vstasek
  2. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

Coordinates: 2°16′00″N 100°06′00″E / 2.2667°N 100.1000°E / 2.2667; 100.1000