Stabat

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Stabat District
Kecamatan Stabat
District
Coordinates: 3°50′N 98°10′E / 3.833°N 98.167°E / 3.833; 98.167
Country  Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Regency Langkat Regency
Capital Stabat
Area
 • Total 91.2 km2 (35.2 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 81,971
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Ethnic groups (2007)[1]
 • Javanese 67.2%
 • Malay 14.3%
 • Batak Karo 1.8%
 • Batak Toba and Batak Simalungun 3.3%
 • Batak Mandailing 2.6%
Religious affiliations (2007)[1]
 • Islam 93.9%
 • Protestant 2.6%
 • Roman Catholic 0.5%
 • Buddhism 2.9%
 • Hindu 0.1%
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Distance from Regency capital to district capital 0km

Stabat is a town in North Sumatra province of Indonesia and it is the seat (capital) of Langkat Regency. The town lies on the road between Medan and Banda Aceh, a short distance past the city of Binjai.

Stabat District is one of the 23 districts of Langkat Regency. Its capital is the town of Stabat. It is bordered by Wampu District to the west, Secanggang District to the north, Binjai to the south, and Hamparan Perak District of Deli Serdang Regency to the east.

Most people in Stabat District are Javanese, however in Pantai Gemi village the majority are Malay.

Stabat has been since the colonial period a centre of government.

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