South Aceh Regency

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South Aceh Regency
اچيه سلتن
Regency
Lokasi Aceh Kabupaten Aceh Selatan.svg
Country Indonesia
Special region Aceh
Regency 1956
Capital Tapaktuan
Area
 • Total 3,841.60 km2 (1,483.25 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 212,929
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 656
Website http://www.acehselatan.go.id/

South Aceh Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the Aceh special region of Indonesia. 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