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Encyclopedia > West Sumatra
West Sumatra
Motto: Tuah Sakato. Adat Basandi Sarak, Sarak Basandi Kitabullah
Minangkabau:Seia Sekata
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Geographical coordinate: 0°U-102°S, 98°-102°T map of province of Indonesia File links The following pages link to this file: West Sumatra Categories: GFDL images ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ... Pagaruyung Palace The Minangkabau ethnic group is indigenous to the highlands of West Sumatra, in Indonesia. ...

Language Minangkabau, Indonesian
Religion Islam (98%), Christian (1.6%), Hindu (0.0032%), Buddhism (0.26%)
Capital Padang
Governor Gamawan Fauzi
Vice governor Marlis Rahman
Area


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42,297.30 km²


2.59%

Population


 - number (1996)
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4,400,000

104/km²

Regional day


 - Date

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Time zone WIB (UTC +7)
Folk songs Ayam Den Lapeh, Kampuang Nan Jauah Di Mato, Tak Ton Tong, Malereang Tabiang

West Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatra Barat) is one of the provinces of Indonesia. It lies on the west coast of the island Sumatra, and borders the provinces of North Sumatra (Sumatera Utara) to the north, Riau and Jambi to the east, and Bengkulu to the southeast. It includes the Mentawai Islands off the coast. The capital of the province is Padang. Time zones are areas of the Earth that have adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... UTC also stands for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, the basis for civil time, differs by an integral number of seconds from atomic time and a fractional number of seconds from UT1. ... The number of provinces of Indonesia has tended to increase as new provinces have been split from existing territories. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatara and Sumatera) is the sixth largest island of the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest part of Indonesia. ... Map of North Sumatra province within Indonesia North Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera Utara) is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Map of Indonesia showing Riau province Detailed map of Riau Riau is a province of Indonesia, located in the center of Sumatra island along the Strait of Malacca. ... Map showing Jambi province in Indonesia Map of Jambi Jambi is a province of Indonesia located on the east coast of central Sumatra, which contains a city also named Jambi, located at 1°35′ S 103°37′ E. The population of the province is 2,400,940 (2000 census). ... Map showing Bengkulu province in Indonesia Bengkulu is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... The Mentawai Islands are a chain of islands off the west coast of Sumatra in Indonesia. ... Location of Padang Padang is the capital and largest city of West Sumatra, Indonesia. ...

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Administrative areas in West Sumatra

West Sumatera consists of the following municipalities :

While the regencies are : City of Bukittinggi Bukittinggi (Indonesian for high hill) is one of the larger cities in West Sumatra, Indonesia, with a population of around 100,000 people. ... Location of Padang Padang is the capital and largest city of West Sumatra, Indonesia. ... Padang Panjang - Koto Hujan (rainy town) is located in the cool highlands of West Sumatra, inland from the provincial capital Padang. ... Payakumbuh is a city of north Bukit Tinggi (West Sumatra), Indonesia. ...

  • Agam
  • Pasaman
  • Pasaman Barat
  • Padang Pariaman
  • Tanah Datar
  • Limapuluh Koto
  • Pesisir Selatan
  • Dharmasraya (split off from Sawahlunto-Sijunjung)
  • Solok
  • Solok Selatan (split off from Solok)
  • Sawahlunto-Sijunjung

Agam is a municipality of Indonesia, in the West Sumatra province, located west in the island of Sumatra. ... Sawah Lunto Sijunjung is one of regencies of West Sumatra, The capital of the regencies is Muaro, Most of people working as trader and goverment employee, and the rest are as farmers, I was born In Tanjung Gadang in 1971, one of the district of Sawahlunto Sijunjung, I spent my...

Religion

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Culture

The Minangkabau people of Sumatra, Indonesia inhabit the area of West Sumatra province. They are predominantly Muslim, and they have a reputation throughout Indonesia as traders. They are generally polite and welcome tourists and other travellers. Pagaruyung Palace The Minangkabau ethnic group is indigenous to the highlands of West Sumatra, in Indonesia. ... Sumatra (also spelled Sumatara and Sumatera) is the sixth largest island of the world (approximately 470,000 km²) and is the largest part of Indonesia. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم) (sometimes also pronounced Moslem) is an adherent of Islam. ...


References



 
Provinces of Indonesia
Flag of Indonesia
Sumatra (Sumatera)
DI Aceh | North Sumatra (Sumatera Utara) | West Sumatra (Sumatera Barat) | Bengkulu | Riau | Riau Islands (Kepulauan Riau) | Jambi | South Sumatra (Sumatera Selatan) | Lampung | Bangka-Belitung
Java (Jawa)
DKI Jaya | West Java (Jawa Barat) | Banten | Central Java (Jawa Tengah) | DI Yogyakarta | East Java (Jawa Timur)
Kalimantan
West Kalimantan (Kalimantan Barat) | Central Kalimantan (Kalimantan Tengah) | South Kalimantan (Kalimantan Selatan) | East Kalimantan (Kalimantan Timur)
The Lesser Sunda Islands (Nusa Tenggara)
Bali | West Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Barat) | East Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Timur)
Sulawesi
West Sulawesi (Sulawesi Barat) | North Sulawesi (Sulawesi Utara) | Central Sulawesi (Sulawesi Tengah) | South Sulawesi (Sulawesi Selatan) | South East Sulawesi (Sulawesi Tenggara) | Gorontalo
The Maluku Islands and New Guinea (Irian)
Maluku | North Maluku (Maluku Utara) | West Irian Jaya (Irian Jaya Barat) | Papua

 
 

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