Nagan Raya Regency

Nagan Raya Regency is a regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) in the Aceh special region of Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. The seat of the regency government is at Suka Makmue. The regency covers an area of 3,363.72 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 139,663 people; the latest official estimate (as at 2014) is 147,037.[1]

Nagan Raya Regency

Kabupaten Nagan Raya
Official seal of Nagan Raya Regency
Seal
Location within Aceh
Location within Aceh
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Aceh
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Location in Aceh, Northern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Northern Sumatra
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency (Northern Sumatra)
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Sumatra
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency (Sumatra)
Nagan Raya Regency is located in Indonesia
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency
Nagan Raya Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°10′N 96°30′E / 4.167°N 96.500°E / 4.167; 96.500
CountryIndonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceAceh
Established2002
Regency seatSuka Makmue
Government
 • RegentMuhammad Jamin Idham
 • Vice RegentChalidin Oesman
Area
 • Total3,363.72 km2 (1,298.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total147,037
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 655
Websitenaganrayakab.go.id

Administrative divisionsEdit

As at 2010, the regency was divided administratively into eight districts (kecamatan), whose area and 2010 Census populations are listed below. However in 2011 two additional districts were created - Tripa Makmur (by division from Darul Makmur District) and Beutong Ateuh Banggalang (by division from Beutong District):

Name Area
(in km2)
Population
Census
2010
Darul Makmur 1,179 46,954
Kuala 84 18,540
Kuala Pesisir 75 14,110
Tadu Raya 405 11,185
Beutong 1,355 14,228
Seunagan 47 14,464
Seunagan Timur 225 12,160
Suka Makmue 56 8,022

Paddy fieldsEdit

In 2012, Nagan Raya Regency has 24,698 hectares paddy fields with production of 164,586 tonnes of rice equivalent per year. Only a third of production is for regency's consumption and the rest is about 110,000 tonnes sold to other regencies and even to Medan, North Sumatra Province.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "Nagan Raya fokus ke pertanian". July 26, 2012.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 4°10′N 96°30′E / 4.167°N 96.500°E / 4.167; 96.500