Bireuën Regency

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Bireuën Regency is a regency of Aceh, the western-most province of Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. The capital is Bireuën, 105 miles east of the provincial capital, Banda Aceh. The regency covers an area of 1,901.2 square kilometres and according to the 2000 census had a population of 340,271 people;[1] at the 2010 Census it had a population of 389,288, which had risen to 409,842 according to the latest (2014 official estimate).[2] It is bordered by the Strait of Malacca on the northeast coastline. Bireuen has been affected by the clashes between the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) and the government.

Bireuën Regency

Kabupaten Bireuën
Official seal of Bireuën Regency
Seal
Location within Aceh
Location within Aceh
Bireuën Regency is located in Aceh
Bireuën Regency
Bireuën Regency
Location in Aceh, Northern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Bireuën Regency is located in Northern Sumatra
Bireuën Regency
Bireuën Regency
Bireuën Regency (Northern Sumatra)
Bireuën Regency is located in Sumatra
Bireuën Regency
Bireuën Regency
Bireuën Regency (Sumatra)
Bireuën Regency is located in Indonesia
Bireuën Regency
Bireuën Regency
Bireuën Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°5′N 96°36′E / 5.083°N 96.600°E / 5.083; 96.600Coordinates: 5°5′N 96°36′E / 5.083°N 96.600°E / 5.083; 96.600
CountryIndonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceAceh
Established1999
Regency seatBireuën
Government
 • RegentDr. H. Muzakkar A. Gani, S.H., M.Si
Area
 • Total1,901.2 km2 (734.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total409,842
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 644
Websitebireunkab.go.id

It was affected by the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami on 26 December 2004.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The regency is divided administratively into seventeen districts (kecamatan). Their areas and populations at the 2010 Census are listed below:[3]

Name Area
(in km2)
Population
Census 2010
Samalanga 104.5 27,209
Simpang Mamplam 170.9 24,470
Pandrah 97.3 7,669
Jeunieb 135.0 22,309
Peulimbang 105.0 10,243
Peudada 315.0 23,996
Juli 273.0 28,738
Jeumpa 78.6 32,189
Kota Juang
(Bireuën town)
18.6 44,604
Kuala 17.0 16,169
Jangka 37.1 25,698
Peusangan 57.3 47,494
Peusangan Selatan
(South Peusangan)
115.0 13,080
Peusangan Siblah Krueng 100.4 10,447
Makmur 66.2 13,887
Ganda Pura 42.7 20,881
Kuta Blang 36.5 20,205

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Seta,William J. Atlas Lengkap Indonesia dan Dunia (untuk SD, SMP, SMU, dan Umum). Pustaka Widyatama. p. 7. ISBN 979-610-232-3.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2015.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.