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Lampung
Motto: "Sang Bumi Ruwa Jurai"
Map showing Lampung province in Indonesia
Capital Bandar Lampung
Governor Sjachroedin ZP
Area 35,376 km²
Population 6,731,000 (2000 census)
Ethnic groups Javanese (62%), Sundanese (9%), Peminggir (6%), Pepadun (4%), Malay (4%), Bantanese (3%) [1]
Religion Muslim (92%), Protestant (1.8%), Catholic (1.8%), Buddhist (1.7%)
Languages Indonesian
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Web site http://www.lampung.go.id

Lampung is a province of Indonesia, located on the southern tip of the island of Sumatra. It borders the provinces of Bengkulu and South Sumatra. The original inhabitant of Lampung is the "Lampung" tribe, who speak a distinct language from other people in Sumatra and have their own alphabet. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... map of province of Indonesia File links The following pages link to this file: Lampung Categories: GFDL images ... Each Provinces of Indonesia has its own capital, where local judicial, administrative and legislative duties are centred. ... Bandar Lampung (also Tanjungkarang-Telukbetung) is the capital province of Lampung, Indonesia. ... For other uses, see Governor (disambiguation). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Javanese is a term used to describe a native of the Indonesian island of Java. ... The Sundanese are an ethnic group in the western part of the island of Java in Indonesia. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... In Indonesia, the keeping of standard time is divided into three time zones: Indonesian Western Standard Time (Indonesian: Waktu Indonesia Barat/WIB) (UTC+7) WIB is observed in islands of Sumatra, Java, provinces of West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan Indonesian Central Standard Time (Waktu Indonesia Tengah/WITA) (UTC+8) WITA... In Indonesia, the keeping of standard time is divided into three time zones: Indonesian Western Standard Time (Indonesian: Waktu Indonesia Barat/WIB) (UTC+7) WIB is observed in islands of Sumatra, Java, provinces of West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan Indonesian Central Standard Time (Waktu Indonesia Tengah/WITA) (UTC+8) WITA... UTC+7 is used in: Laos Thailand Cambodia Vietnam External links Find cities currently in UTC+7 Category: ... The province (Indonesian: provinsi) is the highest tier of local government subnational entity in Indonesia. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatera) is the sixth largest island in the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest island entirely in Indonesia (two larger islands, Borneo and New Guinea, are partially in Indonesia). ... Bengkulu is a province of Indonesia. ... Map of South Sumatra province in Indonesia South Sumatra or Sumatera Selatan is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ...


The province has a population of 6,654,354 (2000 census). A large portion of the current population of Lampung is descended from migrants from Java, Madura, and Bali. These migrants came both spontaneously, in search of more land than was available on the more densely populated islands, as well as part of the government's transmigration program, for which Lampung was one of the earliest and most important transmigration destinations. This article is in need of attention. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Java (Indonesian, Javanese, and Sundanese: Jawa) is an island of Indonesia, and the site of its capital city, Jakarta. ... Madura is an Indonesian island off the northeastern coast of Java, near the port of Surabaya. ... Bali is an Indonesian island located at , the westernmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands, lying between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. ... The transmigration program (transmigrasi in Indonesia) was an initiative by the government of Indonesia to move landless people from densely populated areas of Indonesia to less populous areas of the Indonesian archipelago. ...


Lampung is commonly known for its geographical instability in terms of earthquakes and volcanoes. On May 10 2005, a strong earthquake measuring 6.4 on the richter scale struck the province. The historical volcano blast of Krakatau occurred in 1883, which resulted in disastrous consequences.


Lampung is divided into 8 regencies:

  • West Lampung
  • South Lampung
  • Central Lampung
  • East Lampung
  • North Lampung
  • Way Kanan
  • Tanggamus
  • Tulang Bawang

and 2 cities: Bandar Lampung and Metro Bandar Lampung (also Tanjungkarang-Telukbetung) is the capital province of Lampung, Indonesia. ... Metro is a city in Lampung, Indonesia. ...


Some of the major produce in the country includes robusta Coffee beans, Cocoa beans, coconuts and cloves. This has resulted in a thriving agricultural sector with companies like Nestlé procuring coffee beans from the region. [2] In addition, Nata de Coco is also manufactured in the region by domestic companies like Wong Coco. Coffee in beverage form. ... For other uses, see Cocoa (disambiguation). ... Binomial name Cocos nucifera L.. The Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera L.), is a member of the Family Arecaceae (palm family). ... This article is about spices, the word clove is also used to describe a segment of a head of garlic and a clove hitch is a useful kind of knot. ... This article is about the company. ... Nata de Coco, a high fiber, zero fat Filipino dessert. ...


References

  1. ^ (2003) Indonesia's Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 
  2. ^ Claire Leow. Nestlé to scrutinize Indonesia coffee amid wildlife-endangerment fears, International Herald Tribune.
  • Elmhirst, R. (2001). Resource Struggles and the Politics of Place in North Lampung, Indonesia. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography. 22(3):284-307.
  • Pain, Marc (ed). (1989). Transmigration and spontaneous migrations in Indonesia : Propinsi Lampung. Bondy, France: ORSTOM.

Coordinates: 5°27′S, 105°16′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Provinces of Indonesia Flag of Indonesia
Sumatra: Aceh | North Sumatra | West Sumatra | Bengkulu | Riau | Riau Islands | Jambi | South Sumatra | Lampung | Bangka-Belitung Islands
Java: Jakarta | West Java | Banten | Central Java | Yogyakarta | East Java
Kalimantan: West Kalimantan | Central Kalimantan | South Kalimantan | East Kalimantan
Lesser Sunda Islands: Bali | West Nusa Tenggara | East Nusa Tenggara
Sulawesi: West Sulawesi | North Sulawesi | Central Sulawesi | South Sulawesi | South East Sulawesi | Gorontalo
Maluku Islands and
New Guinea:
Maluku | North Maluku | West Papua | Papua

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Lampung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (208 words)
A large portion of the current population of Lampung is descended from migrants from Java, Madura, and Bali.
Lampung is commonly known for its geographical instability in terms of earthquakes and volcanoes.
Transmigration and spontaneous migrations in Indonesia ;: Propinsi Lampung.
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