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Pidie Regency

Pidie Regency
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province Aceh
Regency 1956
Capital Sigli
Area
 • Total 2,856.52 km2 (1,102.91 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 378,278
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website http://www.pidie.go.id/

Pidie Regency is a regency of Aceh Special District, in Indonesia. It is bordered by the Malacca Strait and Pidie Jaya Regency (which was formerly a part of Pidie Regency) in the north, Aceh Besar Regency in the west, Bireuen Regency in the northeast, and Aceh Jaya Regency in the south. The regency covers an area of 2,856.52 square kilometres and according to the 2010 census had a population of 378,278 people. As of 1977, Pidie was the largest rice producing area of Aceh province, producing some 20% of its total output.[1]

Administrative divisions

The regency is divided administratively into 23 districts (kecamatan):

Notable people

References

  1. ^ The second five-year development plan, 1974/75-1978/79. Dept. of Information, Republic of Indonesia. 1977. p. 29. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 

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