West Sumatera Province

West Sumatra, traditionally the craddle of Minangkabau Culture

Official Name : Sumatera Barat (Abbreviation: Sum-Bar) ; Origin of Name :

History :.

Founded :

Location :

Capital : PADANG City (PDG)

Pop: / Area:

Province Seal :  Motto : Tuah Sakato

Administrative Divisions :  7 Cities & 12 Regencies 

*Cities:

1.  PADANG  ( Provincial Capital as well an autonomous city )   2.  PARIAMAN   3.  SAWAHLUNTO   4.  SOLOK City ( not to be confused with SOLOK Regency )   5.  PADANGPANJANG   6.  BUKITTINGGI   7.  PAYAKUMBUH

*Regenciesname (its capital) :

WEST SUMATERA SUMBAR MAP PETA

1. WEST PASAMAN ( Simpang Empat ~ locally ‘Simpang Ampek’ )

2. PASAMAN ( Lubuk Sikaping ~ locally ‘Lubuak Sikaping’ )

3. LIMAPULUH KOTA ( Seri Lemak ~ locally ‘Sari Lamak’ or ‘Soghi Lomak’)

4. AGAM ( Lubuk Basung ~ locally ‘Lubuak Basuang’ )

5. PADANG PARIAMAN ( Parit Melintang ~ locally ‘Parik Malintang’  )

6. TANAH DATAR (Batu Sangkar)

7. SIJUNJUNG (Muaro Sijunjung)

8. SOLOK (Arasuka)

9. DHARMASRAYA (Pulau Punjung)

10.SOLOK SELATAN (Padang Ara)

11.PESISIR SELATAN (Painan)

12.MENTAWAI ISLANDS (Tua Pejat)

ZIP Code :70-72xxx/ Phone Code:   Vehicle Plate :

State University:

Airports: Selaparang Intl. Airport (Mataram)

Province Fauna/Floral:

Ethnic/Language of Origin: Minangkabau (predominantly in Sumatera Island), Mentawai (native to Mentawai archipelago, off of Sumatera coastline)

Food:

Folksong:  Dance-art:

Traditional Clothes

 

Traditional weapon :

Traditional house :

Downtown & Malls:

 

Port :

Rivers, Mountain & Natural :

National Park/Ocean Park :

Bridge & Dam :

Places of Interest :  *Historical Tourism, including : *Religious Tourism, including :  *Adventure Tourism : *Shopping Tourism :

Visit : Pics of Provincial Capitol & Landmarks (click here):

Official Map:

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