South Aceh Regency

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South Aceh Regency

Kabupaten Aceh Selatan
Official seal of South Aceh Regency
Seal
Location within Aceh
Location within Aceh
South Aceh Regency is located in Northern Sumatra
South Aceh Regency
South Aceh Regency
Location in Northern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
South Aceh Regency is located in Sumatra
South Aceh Regency
South Aceh Regency
South Aceh Regency (Sumatra)
South Aceh Regency is located in Indonesia
South Aceh Regency
South Aceh Regency
South Aceh Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 3°08′N 97°27′E / 3.133°N 97.450°E / 3.133; 97.450
CountryIndonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceAceh
Regency1956
CapitalTapaktuan
Government
 • RegentDedy Yuswadi
 • Vice Regentvacant
Area
 • Total3,841.60 km2 (1,483.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total212,929
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 656
Websitewww.acehselatankab.go.id

South Aceh Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the Aceh special region of Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. The regency covers an area of 3,841.60 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 202,251 people; the latest official estimate (as at 2014) is 212,929.[1] The seat of the regency government is at Tapaktuan.Some of the people of the regency are Minangkabau-descended Aneuk Jamee.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The regency is divided administratively into sixteen districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[3]

  • Trumon (5,614)
  • Trumon Timur (10,340)
  • Bakongan (10,913)
  • Bakongan Timur (5,208)
  • Kluet Selatan (12,459)
  • Kluet Timur (8,571)
  • Kluet Utara (22,151)
  • Pasie Raja (15,500)
  • Kluet Tengah (6,120)
  • Tapak Tuan (22,540)
  • Sama Dua (14,440)
  • Sawang (13,679)
  • Meukek (18,261)
  • Labuhan Haji (11,823)
  • Labuhan Haji Timur (9,137)
  • Labuhan Haji Barat (15,495)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Davies, Matthew N. (2006). Indonesia's war over Aceh: last stand on Mecca's porch. Taylor & Francis. pp. 21–. ISBN 978-0-415-37239-8. Retrieved 20 December 2010.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

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Coordinates: 3°08′N 97°27′E / 3.133°N 97.450°E / 3.133; 97.450