Ujung Pidie is about 29 miles E of Ujung Baka. The hills are reported to approach the coast nearly the entire distance. It is the extremity of a range of hills sloping steeply to the sea, is easily recognized. the coral reef fronting it is steep-to, extending 91m off it, and at a distance of 0.5 mile the depths are about 32.9m.
A lighthouse marks
a prominent cape about 80 km east of Banda Aceh and 16 km northwest of Sigli.
The distance from Ujung Pidie to Ujung Raja (NW Sumatra) is about 38 miles. The coast consists of a narrow strip of sandy coast covered by brushwood. Small fishing villages are scattered along this coast.