Profile of Regency of North Padang Lawas
North Padang Lawas Regency is one of regencies in North Sumatera Province. It is located between 1o13'50" - 2o02'32" North Latitude and 99o20'44" - 100o19'10" East Longitude. It has a wide area of 33.918,05 Km2 or around 5.46% from total wide area. It is divided into 9 subdistricts and 388 villages.
The borders are :
- East : Riau Province
- West : South Tapanuli Regency
- North : Labuhan Batu Regency
- South : Padang Lawas Regency
Main commodities of North Padang Lawas Regency are agriculture and plantation sector. Main commodities of plantation subsector are oil palm, cinnamon, kapok, sugar palm, patchouli, hazelnut, cocoa, coffee, coconut, rubber, and areca nut. Main commodities of agriculture subsector re corn, soybean, sweet potato and cassava.
In order to support economy sector, it has an airport, namely Aek Godang Airport.
Sumatera Utara Dalam Angka 2010 3dan kompilasi dari berbagai sumber
Central Bureau of Statistics of North Sumatera Province