Subulussalam

Subulussalam is a city (Indonesian: kota) in Aceh province of Indonesia.[1] It is located on the island of Sumatra. Since 2 January 2007, the provincial government of Aceh declared Subussalam as a city as a result of the administration expansion from Aceh Singkil Regency.[2] It is located at 2°38′32″N 98°00′15″E / 2.6423°N 98.0041°E / 2.6423; 98.0041.[1][3][4][5] It covers an area of 1,391 km2, and it had a population of 67,446 at the 2010 Census and of 75,044 at the 2015 Census; the latest official estimate (as mid 2019) is 79,991.[4][5][6]

Subulussalam
Other transcription(s)
 • Jawoëسبول السلام[citation needed]
Official seal of Subulussalam
Seal
Location within Aceh
Location within Aceh
Subulussalam is located in Northern Sumatra
Subulussalam
Subulussalam
Location in Northern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Subulussalam is located in Sumatra
Subulussalam
Subulussalam
Subulussalam (Sumatra)
Subulussalam is located in Indonesia
Subulussalam
Subulussalam
Subulussalam (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 2°38′32″N 98°0′15″E / 2.64222°N 98.00417°E / 2.64222; 98.00417Coordinates: 2°38′32″N 98°0′15″E / 2.64222°N 98.00417°E / 2.64222; 98.00417
CountryIndonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceAceh
City2 January 2007
Government
 • MayorMerah Sakti Kombih
 • Vice MayorSalmaza Kombih
Area
 • Total1,391 km2 (537 sq mi)
Population
 (mid 2019)
 • Total79,991
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 627
Websitesubulussalamkota.go.id

Administrative divisionsEdit

The city is divided administratively into five districts (kecamatan):[2][3]

ClimateEdit

Subulussalam has a tropical rainforest climate (Af) with heavy to very heavy rainfall year-round.

Climate data for Subulussalam
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30.9
(87.6)
31.5
(88.7)
31.8
(89.2)
31.9
(89.4)
32.0
(89.6)
32.1
(89.8)
31.7
(89.1)
31.6
(88.9)
31.0
(87.8)
30.7
(87.3)
30.3
(86.5)
30.4
(86.7)
31.3
(88.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 26.0
(78.8)
26.3
(79.3)
26.7
(80.1)
26.9
(80.4)
27.0
(80.6)
26.8
(80.2)
26.4
(79.5)
26.4
(79.5)
26.3
(79.3)
26.3
(79.3)
25.9
(78.6)
25.9
(78.6)
26.4
(79.5)
Average low °C (°F) 21.2
(70.2)
21.2
(70.2)
21.6
(70.9)
22.0
(71.6)
22.1
(71.8)
21.6
(70.9)
21.2
(70.2)
21.3
(70.3)
21.6
(70.9)
21.9
(71.4)
21.6
(70.9)
21.5
(70.7)
21.6
(70.8)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 246
(9.7)
212
(8.3)
274
(10.8)
344
(13.5)
250
(9.8)
172
(6.8)
179
(7.0)
250
(9.8)
250
(9.8)
366
(14.4)
365
(14.4)
305
(12.0)
3,213
(126.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Subulussalam, Indonesia". geographic.org. Bethesda, MD, USA: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2008-02-29. Retrieved 2011-02-10.
  2. ^ a b "Act No.8 2007". depdagri.go.id. Indonesian Ministry of Home Affairs. 2007-01-02. Retrieved 2011-02-10.
  3. ^ a b "Peta Administrasi Subussalam" (PDF). know.arsipan.org. Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Agency (for Aceh and Nais). Retrieved 2011-02-10.
  4. ^ a b "Profil Subulussalam". acehprov.go.id. Government of Aceh Province. 2010-05-05. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  5. ^ a b "KOTA SUBULUSSALAM" (PDF). acehprov.go.id. Government of Aceh Province. Retrieved 2011-02-11.
  6. ^ Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  7. ^ "Climate: Subulussalam". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 5 November 2020.