Padang Lawas Regency
|Padang Lawas Regency|
|• 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 sq.km, 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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