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, and at the Census of 2015 it had a population of 13,923,262; the latest official estimate as at mid 2019 is 14,639,400.
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is a city on the north coast of the island of in Indonesia, and the capital 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 located off the western coast of , Indonesia. Photo: Hendypernando, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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


is a city and a port located in the natural harbour of Bay 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.

, meaning "rice store", is a town and district of situated on a crossroads on the main route linking the Karo highlands of Northern Sumatra to the coastal city of Medan. Photo: Padlifadly, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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