Nagan Raya Regency
|Nagan Raya Regency|
Location within Aceh
|• Regent||Muhammad Jamin Idham|
|• Vice Regent||Chalidin Oesman|
|• Total||3,363.72 km2 (1,298.74 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+7 (IWST)|
|Area code||(+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.
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The regency is divided administratively into eight districts (kecamatan):
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.
- Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
- "Nagan Raya fokus ke pertanian". July 26, 2012.
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