North Sumatra

North Sumatra is a province of . It consists of a large northwestern belt of the island of and its capital is Medan. North Sumatra is the fourth most-populous province after , and — it covers an area of 72,981 km2, and at the Census of 2020 it had a population of 14,799,361.
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is a city on the north coast of the island of in Indonesia, and the capital and largest city of North Sumatra province. Photo: Merbabu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, on the island of in , is the largest volcanic lake in the world. Photo: Wagino 20100516, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island the Indian Ocean off North Sumatra. Photo: Hendypernando, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, is an independent city in North Sumatra, , surrounded by, but not part of, the , making an enclave within Simalungun Regency. Photo: 27christian11, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a city and a port located in the natural harbour of on the west coast of North Sumatra province, in . Photo: Pratyeka, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Padangsidempuan is a city in North Sumatra, , and the former capital of , which surrounds the city. Photo: Davidelit, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an international airport in Deli Serdang, serving and the entirety of North Sumatra. Photo: Uoa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in North Sumatra, . It is home to two famous volcanoes, Sibayak and Sinabung, the latter of which has been erupting quite frequently since 2013. Photo: Padlifadly, CC BY-SA 3.0.

North Sumatra

Latitude of center
2.1924° or 2° 11' 32.5" north
Longitude of center
99.3812° or 99° 22' 52.4" east
Population
9,630,000
Elevation
1024 metres (3360 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1898283463
Geo­Names ID
1213642
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Sumatra Barôh
  • Arabic: Amihanan nga Sumatra
  • Arabic: سومطرة الشمالية
  • Armenian: Հյուսիսային Սումատրա
  • Asturian: Sumatra Septentrional
  • Azerbaijani: Şimali Sumatra
  • Balinese: Sumatra Utara
  • Basque: Ipar Sumatra
  • Belarusian: Паўночная Суматра
  • Belarusian: Правінцыя Паўночная Суматра
  • Belarusian: правінцыя Паўночная Суматра
  • Bengali: উত্তর সুমাত্রা
  • Bulgarian: Северна Суматра
  • Catalan: Sumatra Septentrional
  • Cebuano: Sumatera Utara
  • Chinese: Pak Sumatera Séng
  • Chinese: 北苏门答腊省
  • Chinese: 北蘇門答臘
  • Czech: Severní Sumatra
  • Danish: Nordsumatra
  • Dutch: Noord-Sumatra
  • Egyptian Arabic: سومطره الشماليه
  • English: Provinsi Sumatra Utara
  • Esperanto: Norda Sumatro
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Sumatra
  • French: Sumatra du Nord
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთი სუმატრა
  • German: Nord-Sumatra
  • German: Sumatera Utara
  • German: Sumatra Utara
  • Gorontalo: Sumatra Utara
  • Greek: Βόρεια Σουμάτρα
  • Gujarati: ઉત્તર સુમાત્રા પ્રાંત
  • Hakka Chinese: Pet Sumatera
  • Hakka Chinese: Pet Sû-mùn-tap-lia̍p-sén
  • Hausa: Pet Sumatera
  • Hebrew: צפון סומטרה
  • Hindi: उत्तर सुमात्रा
  • Hindi: उत्तर सुमात्रा प्रांत
  • Hungarian: Észak-Szumátra
  • Iloko: Amianan a Sumatra
  • Indonesian: Daerah Tingkat I Sumatera Utara
  • Indonesian: Propinsi Sumatra Utara
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Sumatera Utara
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Sumatra Utara
  • Indonesian: Sumatera Utara
  • Indonesian: Sumatra Utara
  • Indonesian: Sumut
  • Italian: Sumatera Utara
  • Italian: Sumatra Settentrionale
  • Japanese: 北スマトラ州
  • Javanese: Sumatra Lor
  • Kannada: ಉತ್ತರ ಸುಮಾತ್ರ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯ
  • Korean: 북수마트라주
  • Korean: 수마트라우타라 주
  • Lao: Amianan a Sumatra
  • Latvian: Ziemeļsumatra
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Sumatra
  • Macedonian: Северна Суматра
  • Malay: Sumatera Utara
  • Malay: Sumatra Utara
  • Malayalam: വടക്കൻ സുമാത്ര
  • Marathi: उत्तर सुमात्रा
  • Marathi: उत्तर सुमात्रा प्रांत
  • Min Dong Chinese: Báe̤k Sumatra
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak Sumatera
  • Minangkabau: Sumatera Utara
  • Minangkabau: Sumatra Utara
  • Mongolian: Умар Суматра
  • Northern Luri: سوماترا شمالی
  • Norwegian: Sumatera Utara
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nord-Sumatra
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sumatera Utara
  • Pampanga: North Sumatra
  • Pampanga: Pangulung Sumatra
  • Persian: سوماترای شمالی
  • Polish: Sumatra Północna
  • Portuguese: Sumatra Setentrional
  • Portuguese: Sumatra do Norte
  • Russian: Северная Суматра
  • Scots: North Sumatra
  • Serbian: Северна Суматра
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sjeverna Sumatra
  • Sinhala: උතුරු සුමාත්‍රා පළාත
  • South Azerbaijani: قوزئی سوماترای
  • Spanish: Provincia de Sumatra Septentrional
  • Spanish: Sumatra Septentrional
  • Spanish: Sumatra Utara
  • Spanish: Sumatra del Norte
  • Sundanese: Sumatra Kalér
  • Swedish: Sumatera Utara
  • Tamil: வடக்கு சுமத்ரா மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: வடக்கு சுமாத்திரா
  • Tamil: வடக்கு சுமாத்திரா மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: வடக்குச் சுமாத்திரா
  • Telugu: ఉత్తర సుమత్రా ప్రావిన్స్
  • Telugu: ఉత్తర సుమత్రా రాష్ట్రభాగం
  • Thai: จังหวัดสุมาตราเหนือ
  • Turkish: Kuzey Sumatra
  • Ukrainian: Північна Суматра
  • Urdu: شمالی سماٹرا
  • Uzbek: Shimoliy Sumatra
  • Venetian: Sumatra Setentrional
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Sumatera
  • Waray (Philippines): Amihanan nga Sumatra
  • Welsh: Gogledd Sumatra
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ اتلا سماٹرا
  • Wu Chinese: 北苏门答腊省
  • Yue Chinese: 北蘇門答臘
  • Andalas Utara
  • Sumatera Lor

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