Pidie Regency

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Pidie Regency
Lokasi Aceh Kabupaten Pidie.svg
Country Indonesia
Special region Aceh
Regency 1956
Capital Sigli
 • Total 3,086.95 km2 (1,191.88 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 399,124
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 643

Pidie Regency is a regency of Aceh Special region, in Indonesia. It is bordered by the Malacca Strait and Pidie Jaya Regency (which was formerly a part of Pidie Regency) in the north, Aceh Besar Regency in the west, Bireuen Regency in the northeast, and Aceh Jaya Regency in the south. The regency covers an area of 3,086.95 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 379,108 people; the latest official estimate (as at 2014) is 399,124.[1] As of 1977, Pidie was the largest rice producing area of Aceh province, producing some 20% of its total output.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The regency is divided administratively into 22 districts (kecamatan):

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ The second five-year development plan, 1974/75-1978/79. Dept. of Information, Republic of Indonesia. 1977. p. 29. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 

Coordinates: 4°40′00″N 96°00′00″E / 4.66667°N 96°E / 4.66667; 96