Nagan Raya Regency

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Nagan Raya Regency
ناڬن راي
Lokasi Aceh Kabupaten Nagan Raya.svg
Country Indonesia
Special region Aceh
Regency 2002
Capital Suka Makmue
 • Total 3,363.72 km2 (1,298.74 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 147,037
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 655

Nagan Raya Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the Aceh special region of Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. The seat of the regency government is at Suka Makmue. The regency covers an area of 3,363.72 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 139,663 people; the latest official estimate (as at 2014) is 147,037.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

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

  1. Beutong
  2. Darul Makmur
  3. Kuala
  4. Seunagan
  5. Seunagan Timur
  6. Tadu Raya
  7. Kuala Pesisir
  8. Suka Makmue

Paddy fields[edit]

In 2012, Nagan Raya Regency has 24,698 hectares paddy fields with production of 164,586 tonnes of rice equivalent per year. Only a third of production is for regency's consumption and the rest is about 110,000 tonnes sold to other regencies and even to Medan, North Sumatra Province.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "Nagan Raya fokus ke pertanian". July 26, 2012. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 4°10′N 96°30′E / 4.167°N 96.500°E / 4.167; 96.500