Laut Tawar Lake


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Laut Tawar Lake; Lut Tawar Lake
There are 25 krueng streams which lead to Laut Tawar lake with a total water discharge of approximately 10,043 liters per second.
Flora in this lake, identified 46 types of plankton which are divided into 11 classes in Laut Tawar Lake, with details of Chlorophyceae class of 35%, Bacillariophyceae 24%, Myxophyceae 9%, and other classes at 32%. Hydrilla sp., Water hyacinth, and kiambang can also be found living on the edge of the lake.
For fauna, Laut Tawar Lake is a natural habitat for Depik Fish(Rasbora Tawarensis). In addition, there were 3 types of mollusks, 1 type of annelida, 37 species of fish, and 49 species of insects that live in the Danau Laut Tawar area. For animals that live around the lake, 20 mammal species are divided into 13 families, some of which include protected animals, including binturung, pukas, pangolin, porcupine, mouse deer, sweepers, gibbons, siamang, tanado, tigers, jungle cats , deer, and deer….


Province Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam;
City/Regency Kabupaten Aceh Tengah
  1. Kecamatan Bebesen;
  2. Kecamatan Lut Tawar;
  3. Kecamatan Kebayakan;
  4. Kecamatan Bintang;
Village 1.1. Desa Kala Kemili; 1.2 Desa Keramat Mupakat; 1.3 Desa Nunang Antara;2.1 Desa Takengon Timur; 2.2 Desa Hakim Bale Bujang; 2.3 Desa Rawe;  2.4 Desa Gunung Suku; 2.5 Desa Toweren Uken; 2.6 Desa Kenawat; 2.7 Desa One-one

3.1 Desa Lot Kala; 3.2 Desa Kala Lengkio; 3.3 Desa Mendale;

4.1 Desa Kelitu; 4.2 Desa Gegarang; 4.3 Desa Kala Segi; 4.4 Desa Genuren; 4.5 Desa Kala Bintang; 4.6 Desa Bewang; 4.7 Desa Mengaya; 4.8 Desa Kejurun Syiah Utama; 4.9 Desa Bamil Nosar;


Natural Lake; Based on the origin, Lake Laut Tawar is classified as a volcanic lake, with an altitude of about 1,230 m above sea level…
Average Length(from google earth)
16.230 M
Average Width(from google earth)
4.693 M
Average Depth 
8.9-51.13 M
Meteorology Climatology and Geophysics Council check…




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  2.; November 2018
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  1. DANAU-DANAU ALAMI NUSANTARA; Anugerah Nontji 2016, halaman 13 (Link;
  2. KAJIAN KONDISI PERIKANAN DI DANAU LAUT TAWAR ACEH TENGAH; Indra, Agrisep Vol (16) No. 2 , 2015 (Link;
  3. Kjian Pendahuluan Peraiaran Danau Laut Tawar di Takengon, Provinsi Daerah Istimewa Aceh; Soekarman Moesa, FKIP dan Staf PPLH SDA Universitas Syiah Kuala, Aceh; (Link;

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