Padang Lawas Regency
|Padang Lawas Regency
(Kabupaten Padang Lawas)
|Motto: BERCAHAYA (Beriman, Cerdas, Sehat, Sejahtera, Berbudaya)|
|• Total||3,892.74 km2 (1,503.00 sq mi)|
|Population (2014 Estimate)|
|• Density||60/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||WIB (UTC+7)|
Padang Lawas is a regency in North Sumatra province of Indonesia. It covers an area of 3,892.74 km2, and had a population of 223,480 at the 2010 Census; the latest estimate (as at January 2014) is 234,728. Its administrative seat is Sibuhuan. Padang Lawas Regency formerly included the area and population of present-day North Padang Lawas Regency, which has subsequently been separated.
|Batang Lubu Sutam||11,908|
|Huta Raja Tinggi||39,305|
The Padang Lawas archaeological site is partly located in the regency. Covering approximately 1,500 km² it spreads over the districts of Barumun and Barumun Tengah, and into South Tapanuli and North Padang Lawas regencies.
- Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
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