Batak Alas-Kluet
Indigenous Group Batak Alas-Kluet (Also known as: Alas-Kluet Batak, Batak Kluet-Alas, Kluet-Alas Batak, Alas Kluet, Kluet Alas, Alas, Kluet)
Location Indonesia, island of Sumatra, southern Aceh Province, districts of Aceh Selatan and Aceh Tenggara, sub-district Kluet Utara, northeast of Tapaktuan and around Kutacane in the Bukit Barisan mountain range.
Estimated Population 80,000 (1989, SIL International)
Environment Highlands, Mountains, Swamp and Rainforest
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Fishing / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language and
Language Family
Batak Alas-Kluet
Classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Sumatra, Batak, Northern
Alternate names: Alas-Kluet Batak, Kluet taal, bahasa Kluet, langue Kluet, lengua Kluet

Dialects: Alas
Website URLs Aceh: Then and Now
Ethnologue: Batak Alas-Kluet
KITLV: Kluet Language
Alas-Kluet Batak of Indonesia
Joshua Project: Alas
Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization : Acheh
Wikipedia: Aceh
Indonesia Department of Tourism
NGOs Environmental Investigation Agency: Forest Campaign
Minority Rights Group International
Monitor International (Lake TobaŚLake Champlain Sister Lakes Partnership)
World Rainforest Movement
Down to Earth
The Corner House