Tebing Tinggi

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Tebing Tinggi
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawi تبيڠ تيڠڬي
 • Chinese 直名丁宜
Street view of Tebing Tinggi
Street view of Tebing Tinggi
Official seal of Tebing Tinggi
Location of Tebing Tinggi in Indonesia
Location of Tebing Tinggi in Indonesia
Tebing Tinggi is located in Indonesia
Tebing Tinggi
Tebing Tinggi
Location of Tebing Tinggi in Indonesia
Coordinates: 3°19′10″N 99°9′8″E / 3.31944°N 99.15222°E / 3.31944; 99.15222Coordinates: 3°19′10″N 99°9′8″E / 3.31944°N 99.15222°E / 3.31944; 99.15222
Province North Sumatra
Country Indonesia
 • Total 31 km2 (12 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 145,180
 • Density 4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 621
Website www.tebingtinggikota.go.id

Tebing Tinggi Deli or more commonly simply Tebing Tinggi (Jawi: تبيڠ تيڠڬي‎) is a chartered city (kota) near the eastern coast of North Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 31 km² and a population at the 2010 National Census of 145,180. It is surrounded by Serdang Bedagai Regency, which has a kecamatan (district) bordering the city named Tebing Tinggi as well.


According to the Agency for Information and Communication Data North Sumatra, Tebing Tinggi is one of the municipality of 33 districts / municipalities in North Sumatra which is located around 80 km from Medan (capital of North Sumatra Province) and it is located on the across of Trans-Sumatran Highway, which connects East Coast Highway; Tanjung Balai, Rantau Prapat and Central Sumatra Highway; Pematangsiantar, Parapat, and Balige.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The city is divided administratively into five districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population:[1]

Name Population
Census 2010[1]
Padang Hulu
(Upstream Padang)
Tebing Tinggi Kota
(Tebing Tinggi Town)
Rambutan 31,371
Bajenis 33,072
Padang Hilir
(Downstream Padang)


Majority of the residents of Tebing Tinggi is occupied by Malays (70%), Batak (11%) and Chinese (8%) meanwhile Javanese, Mandailing, Indian and other ethnics are known as ethnic minorities. The City's religion predominantly are Islam, followed by Christian and Buddhist and other religion.


  1. ^ a b Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.