Langkat Regency is one of the regencies in North Sumatra with the capital city is in Stabat. Langkat Regency consists of 23 sub-districts with an area of 6,272 km² and population of 902,986 people (2000). The name of Langkat was taken from the Langkat Sultanate which was once that ever triumphant and today transformed into a region called Tanjung Pura. To reach this place about 20 km from Stabat. Fot the information, the 3rd ex-Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Mr. Adam Malik once studied here.