Deli Serdang Regency

Deli Serdang Regency
Deliserdang Regency
—  Regency  —
File:Lokasi Sumatera Utara Kabupaten Deliserdang.svg
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatra
Capital Lubukpakam
 - Total 2,384.62 km2 (920.7 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 - Total 1,789,243
 - Density 750.3/km2 (1,943.3/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Deliserdang is a regency in the Indonesian province of North Sumatra. It is located southeast of Medan, and also borders the chartered city Binjai, its effectively a bedroom community for Medan. The capital of the district is Lubukpakam, which is located approximately 30 km east of Medan. Its 2010 census population is 1,789,243 people.[1] Medan's new airport in Kuala Namu is in this regency.

Boundaries of the district:

  • To the north: the Langkat Regency and the Strait of Malacca.
  • To the south: the Karo Regency and Simalungun Regency.
  • To the east: the Serdang Bedagai Regency and the Strait of Malacca
  • To the west: the Karo Regency and Langkat Regency

Deliserdang has three plantations owned by London Sumatra (LONSUM).[2]

In June 2004, farmers and indigenous peoples in a number of villages within the district had protested over land ownership of their villages (apparently, the government had leased the land in the villages to LONSUM, but they rejected such leasings and resisted moving. It is said that the authorities had shot farmers and indigenous people attempting to reoccupy the villages.[3]

The national census of 2000 recorded 1,572,768 people, from 2010 the regency's population increased 13.78%.[1]


Administrative divisions

The regency is divided administratively into 22 subdistricts (kecamatan):

Bangun Purba • Batang Kuis • Beringin • Biru-Biru • Deli Tua • Galang • Gunung Meriah • Hamparan Perak • Kutalimbaru • Labuhan Deli • Lubuk Pakam • Namo Rambe • Pagar Marbau • Pancur Batu • Pantai Labu • Percut Sei Tuan • Petumbak • Sibolangit • Sinembah Tanjungmuda Hulu • Sinembah Tanjungmuda Hilir • Sunggal • Tanjung Morawa



See also

Coordinates: 3°33′N 98°51′E / 3.55°N 98.85°E / 3.55; 98.85

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