Rokan Hilir Regency

Rokan Hilir ("Lower Rokan") is a regency (kabupaten) of Riau Province, on Sumatra island, Indonesia. It occupies the lower part of the catchment area of the Rokan River, and has an area of 8,851.59 km². It had a population of 553,216 at the 2010 Census and 643,224 at the 2015 Census; the latest official estimate (as at 1 July 2015) was 700,893.[2] The administrative centre of the Rokan Hilir Regency is located at Bagansiapiapi.

Rokan Hilir Regency

(Kabupaten Rokan Hilir)
Flag of Rokan Hilir Regency
Official seal of Rokan Hilir Regency
Lokasi Riau Kabupaten Rokan Hilir.svg
Regency seatBagansiapiapi
 • RegentH Annas Maamun
 • Total8,851.59 km2 (3,417.62 sq mi)
 (mid 2019)[1]
 • Total700,893
 • Density79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)

Administrative districtsEdit

As at 2010, the regency was divided into thirteen districts (kecamatan), but two additional districts (Kubu Babusalam and Pekaitan) were created by splitting of the Kubu and Bangko districts respectively. These are listed below with their areas and populations at the 2010 Census:[3]

Name Area in[4]
Census 2010
Tanah Putih 1,915.23 57,638 Sedinginan
Pujud 984.90 63,861 Pujud
Tanah Putih Tanjung Melawan 198.39 12,066 Melayu Besar
Rantau Kopar 231.13 5,636 Rantau Kopar
Bagan Sinembah 847.35 131,862 Bagan Batu
Simpang Kanan 445.55 25,865 Simpang Kanan
Kubu 385.36 38,329 Teluk Merbau
Pasir Limau Kapas 669.63 33,405 Panipahan
Kubu Babusalam 675.70 (a) Rantau Panjangkiri
Bangko 475.26 81,984 Bagansiapiapi
Sinaboi 335.48 11,081 Sinaboi
Batu Hampar 284.31 7,213 Batayan
Pekaitan 465.30 (b) Pedamaran
Rimba Melintang 235.48 32,162 Rimba Melintang
Bangko Pusako 732.52 52,114 Bangko Kanan
Totals 8,851.59 553,216 Bagansiapiapi

Notes: (a) included in the population figure for Kubu district from which it was cut.
(b) included in the population figure for Bangko district from which it was cut.

Towns with significant populationsEdit


  1. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  2. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  3. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  4. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.

Coordinates: 2°09′58″N 100°49′30″E / 2.1660°N 100.8251°E / 2.1660; 100.8251