Kuala

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Updated:Monday 13th October 2014

Kuala Definition

(Wikipedia) - Kuala For other uses, see Kuala (disambiguation). Kuala Subdistrict Kecamatan Kuala Country Province Regency Capital Area  • Total Elevation Population (2007)  • Total  • Density Ethnic groups (2007)  • Javanese  • Malay  • Batak Karo  • Batak Toba and Batak Simalungun  • Batak Mandailing Religious affiliations (2007)  • Islam  • Protestant  • Roman Catholic  • Buddhism  • Hindu Time zone Distance from Regency capital to subdistrict capital
Subdistrict
Coordinates: 4°14′N 97°52′E / 4.233°N 97.867°E / 4.233; 97.867
 Indonesia
North Sumatra
Langkat Regency
Pekan Kuala
194.8 km2 (75.2 sq mi)
35 m (115 ft)
44,079
230/km2 (590/sq mi)
59.4%
1.1%
30.7%
1.4%
1.1%
80.2%
14.8%
2.2%
1.3%
0.1%
WIB (UTC+7)
40m

Kuala is a town and subdistrict of Langkat Regency. It borders Selesai to the north, Salapian to the west, and Sei Bingai to the south and east. Most people in Kuala are Javanese people, with a significant Karo population. Although most Karo are Christian, many are also Muslim, and as the Javanese are nearly 100% Muslim, Kuala subdistrict is 80% Muslim.

Kuala town itself had a population of 12,459, making it by far the largest settlement in the district. Kuala town is on the main road between Binjai and Bukit Lawang.

Agriculture

Agriculture in Kuala subdistrict is relatively homogenous, with 6,425 hectares of oil palm, 4,243 hectares of sawah (wet rice), 880 hectares of maize and 3,466 hectares of Natural rubber, with little land devoted to other crops. There are five factories in the subdistrict.

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