Asahan Regency

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Asahan Regency
اسهن
Official seal of Asahan Regency اسهن
Seal
Motto(s): 
Rambate Rata Raya
Lokasi Sumatera Utara Kabupaten Asahan.svg
Country Flag of Indonesia.svg Indonesia
Province Coat of arms of North Sumatra.svg North Sumatra
Capital Logo kabupaten asahan.gif Kisaran
Government
 • Regent Drs. H.Taufan Gama Simatupang M.Ap
 • Vice-Regent H. Surya BSc
Area
 • Total 3,732.97 km2 (1,441.31 sq mi)
Population
(2016)
 • Total 712,684
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (WIB)
Area code(s) (+62)23
Vehicle registration BK
Website www.asahankab.go.id

Asahan Regency is a regency in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Following the creation of the new Batubara Regency (which was carved out of Asahan Regency on 15 June 2007), the regency now covers an area of 3,675.79 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 667,563 people;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) was 696,364. Its administrative centre is at Kisaran. The Regency surrounds but now does not include the city of Tanjung Balai which was formerly its capital. The Asahan Sultanate was located in the region.

Administrative divisions

The regency is divided administratively into 25 Sub-districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2016 Census population :

No Name Area (Km²) Population (People)
1 Bandar Pasir Mandoge 713,63 35,030
2 Bandar Pulau 268,41 21,819
3 Aek Songsongan 282,21 17,554
4 Rahuning 195,80 18,646
5 Pulau Rakyat 213,65 33,665
6 Aek Kuasan 143,13 24,311
7 Aek Ledong 85,12 20,973
8 Sei Kepayang 370,69 18,226
9 Sei Kepayang Barat
(West Sei Kepayang)
49,19 13,643
10 Sei Kepayang Timur
(East Sei Kepayang)
100,65 9,155
11 Tanjung Balai 88,68 37,214
12 Simpang Empat 135,77 42,039
13 Teluk Dalam 117,01 18,390
14 Air Batu 117,15 41,726
15 Sei Dadap 82,78 32,862
16 Buntu Pane 153,40 24,039
17 Tinggi Raja 107,90 19,298
18 Setia Janji 62,37 12,198
19 Meranti 45,33 20,663
20 Pulo Bandring 86,99 29,544
21 Rawang Panca Arga 67,37 18,685
22 Air Joman 98,09 48,856
23 Silau Laut 84.68 21,466
24 Kota Kisaran Barat
(West Kisaran)
32,81 59,071
25 Kota Kisaran Timur
(East Kisaran)
30,17 73,611
Asahan Total 3732,97 Km² 712,684 People

References

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

External links

  • Asahan official site
  • Statistic Of Asahan Regency

Coordinates: 3°00′00″N 99°10′00″E / 3°N 99.1667°E / 3; 99.1667


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