Riau is a province of Indonesia. It is located in the central eastern coast of along the Strait of Malacca. Until 2004 the province included the offshore , a large group of small islands located east of Sumatra Island and south of Singapore, before these islands were split off as a province in July 2004.
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is the capital of Riau province in Indonesia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the main port city in Riau province on the island of . Photo: fitri-agung, CC BY 2.0.

is an Indonesian National Park in central 's Riau province. Photo: A. C. Shapiro, CC BY 2.0.

Selat Panjang is a city in the province of Riau, located on the island of Tebing Tinggi, just off the coast of mainland . Photo: Infawang, CC BY 3.0.


is a town in Riau province of Indonesia and it is the capital of Siak Regency. Photo: Atrix Iesada, CC BY 2.0.


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