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Samosir Regency is a regency in North Sumatra. Its seat is Pangururan. In 2010, the regency covered an area of 2,433.5 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census it had a population of 119,650; the latest estimate (for January 2014) is 124,683.
A geopark worth Rp20 billion ($2.2 million) is expected to be created - beginning in mid-2012 - in cooperation with the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT). It has been proposed for incorporation into the world geo park network.