North Nias Regency

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North Nias Regency
(Kabupaten Nias Utara)
Lambang kabupaten nias utara.jpg
Lokasi Sumatra Utara Kabupaten Nias Utara.svg
Country Indonesia
ProvinceNorth Sumatra
Regency seat Lotu
Government
  RegentAmizaro Waruwu
  Vice RegentYusman Zega
  Chairman of Council of RepresentativesSukanto Waruwu (Golkar)
  Vice Chairmen of Council of RepresentativesNoferman Zega (National Mandate Party) and Fatizaro Hulu (Gerindra)
Area
  Total1,242.14 km2 (479.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census) [1]
  Total147,274
  Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+7 (WIB)
Website niasutarakab.go.id

Nias Utara (North Nias) Regency is a regency in North Sumatra province of Indonesia. It comprises the northern portion of Nias Island and has an area of 1,242.14 km2. It had a population of 127,244 at the 2010 Census [2] and 147,274 at the 2020 Census. [3] The administrative capital is Lotu.

Administration

The regency is divided into eleven districts (kecamatan), tabulated below with their areas (in km2) and their 2010 Census [4] and 2020 Census [5] populations. The table also includes the locations of the district administrative centres, the number of administrative villages (rural desa and urban kelurahan) in each district, and its post code.

NameArea
in km2
Pop'n
Census
2010 [6]
Pop'n
Census
2020 [7]
Admin
centre
Number
of
villages
Post
code
Tugala Oyo84.186,0946,873Desa Teolo822860
Alasa197.5518,93920,836Ombolato Alasa1422861
Alasa Talumuzoi76.396,4957,071Hilimbowo Kare622814
Namohalu Esiwa120.5412,15814,838Namohalu1122816 (a)
Sitolu Ori76.2911,40913,447Hilisaloo622852
Tuhemberua48.5910,37713,044Silimabanua822852
Sawo (b)67.799,60411,071Sawo1022852
Lotu115.9811,13913,614Hilidundra1322856
Lahewa Timur
(East Lahewa)
128.669,86310,224Lukhulase722858
Afulu (c)150.9510,49211,771Afulu922857
Lahewa (d)175.2220,67424,485Pasar Lahewa2122853
Totals1,242.14127,244147,274Lotu113

Notes: (a) except the village of Sisobahili, with a post code of 22817. (b) including offshore Pulau Sarangbaung. (c) including offshore Pulau Wunga. (d) including 17 offshore islands.

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Coordinates: 1°19′49″N97°19′11″E / 1.3304°N 97.3196°E / 1.3304; 97.3196