Solok Regency

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Solok Regency

Kabupaten Solok
Ayam kukuak balenggek statue in Arosuka
Ayam kukuak balenggek statue in Arosuka
Official seal of Solok Regency
Alue jo patuik
Location within West Sumatra
Location within West Sumatra
Solok Regency is located in Sumatra
Solok Regency
Solok Regency
Location in Sumatra and Indonesia
Solok Regency is located in Indonesia
Solok Regency
Solok Regency
Solok Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°58′00″S 100°49′00″E / 0.96667°S 100.81667°E / -0.96667; 100.81667Coordinates: 0°58′00″S 100°49′00″E / 0.96667°S 100.81667°E / -0.96667; 100.81667
ProvinceWest Sumatra
 • RegentGusmal
 • Vice RegentYulfadri Nurdin
 • Total3,875.15 km2 (1,496.20 sq mi)
 • Total366,680
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 755

Solok Regency is a regency (kabupaten) of West Sumatra, Indonesia. the city of Solok is administratively separated from the Regency.


Solok Regency is divided into fourteen districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:


Besides mining, Solok Regency also has tourism attractions such as Mount Red and White (Gunung Merah Putih) in Nagari Sulit Air, with three waterfalls close to each other. Jonjang Seribu (The Thousand Step Staircase) is another natural attraction.[1]

Solok Regency has two lakes, separated by only 300 meters of land between them, so people call them Twin Lake. The upper lake is named as Danau Dibawah and the lower lake is named as Danau Diateh.[2]



  1. ^ Mount Red and White
  2. ^ "Danau Kembar, Destinasi Menarik di Solok". June 25, 2012.

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