Nagan Raya Regency

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Nagan Raya Regency
ناڬن راي
Regency
Official seal of Nagan Raya Regency
Seal
Location within Aceh
Location within Aceh
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Aceh
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Location in Aceh, Northern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Northern Sumatra
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency (Northern Sumatra)
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Sumatra
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency (Sumatra)
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Indonesia
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°10′N 96°30′E / 4.167°N 96.500°E / 4.167; 96.500
CountryIndonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceAceh
Regency2002
CapitalSuka Makmue
Government
 • RegentMuhammad Jamin Idham
 • Vice RegentChalidin Oesman
Area
 • Total3,363.72 km2 (1,298.74 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total147,037
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 655
Websitewww.naganrayakab.go.id

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]

References[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