Bener Meriah Regency
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Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency

Kabupaten Bener Meriah
Official seal of Bener Meriah Regency
Seal
Location within Aceh
Location within Aceh
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Aceh
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Location in Aceh, Northern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Northern Sumatra
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency (Northern Sumatra)
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Sumatra
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency (Sumatra)
Bener Meriah Regency is located in Indonesia
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency
Bener Meriah Regency (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 4°45?N 97°00?E / 4.750°N 97.000°E / 4.750; 97.000
CountryIndonesia
RegionSumatra
ProvinceAceh
Regency2003
CapitalSimpang Tiga Redelong
Government
 o RegentAhmadi
 o Vice RegentAbuya Sarkawi
Area
 o Total1,454.09 km2 (561.43 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 o Total128,733
 o Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (IWST)
Area code(+62) 643
Websitewww.benermeriahkab.go.id

Bener Meriah Regency (Indonesian: Kabupaten Bener Meriah) is a regency in Aceh Special District, Indonesia. It is located on the island of Sumatra. The regency covers an area of 1,454.09 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 122,277;[1] the latest official estimate (at at January 2014) was 128,733.[2] Its capital is Simpang Tiga Redelong. Until 2003 the territory of this regency was part of Central Aceh Regency.[clarification needed]

Administrative districts

The regency is divided administratively into seven districts (kecamatan), listed below with their populations at the 2010 Census:[3]

Name Population
Census 2010
Pintu Rime Gayo 10,155
Permata 14,709
Syiah Utama
(or Syiah Kuala)
4,525
Bandar 25,931
Bukit 21,781
Wih Pesam 19,861
Timang Gajah 25,315

Bener Meriah Regency covers the northern part of the former Central Aceh Regency, and is bordered by Bireuen, North Aceh and Central Aceh regencies.

References

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2015.
  3. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.

External links

Coordinates: 4°45?N 97°00?E / 4.750°N 97.000°E / 4.750; 97.000


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