Sumatra is a region of and the 6th largest island in the world. Wild and rugged, it has a great natural wealth. Sumatra is divided into ten provinces.

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is a city on the north coast of the island of in Indonesia, and the capital of province.

, on the island of in , is the largest volcanic lake in the world.

is a large Indonesian National Park covering 950,000 hectares in northern , straddling the border of the provinces of and .

is one of the two main islands of the province in .


The are an archipelago in , located east of and south of .

is in , . bounded in the north by the province of , in the west by the Indian ocean, in the south by the provinces of and , and in the east by province.

is a province and special territory of , in the northwestern part of the island of .

, cutely abbreviated Babel, is a province in consisting of the islands of Bangka and Belitung, just off the south-eastern coast of .

is a province in . It is located on the east coast of the island and is rich in oil.

is a province on the southwestern coast of island in .

is an Indonesian National Park in , spanning four provinces.

For the city in Northern Thailand, see . is a province in , .

is a province in eastern , . The main airport in the province is City's …

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  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 50,400,000
  • United Nations Location Code: ID TRA
  • Latitude of center:
  • Longitude of center: 102° east
  • Elevation: 12 meters (39 feet)
  • Wikidata: Sumatra
  • Wikimedia Commons: Sumatra

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Other Names for Sumatra

Achinese: Ruja, Arabic: سومطرة, Armenian: Սումատրա, Belarusian: Востраў Суматра, Bengali: সুমাত্রা, Breton: Sumatera, Bulgarian: Суматра, Burmese: ဆူမတြာကျွန်း, Central Khmer: កោះស៊ូម៉ាត្រា, Chinese: 蘇門答臘, Esperanto: Sumatro, French: Sumatra, Georgian: სუმატრა, German: Sumatra, Greek: Σουμάτρα, Hakka Chinese: Sû-mùn-tap-lia̍p, Hebrew: סומטרה, Hindi: सुमात्रा, Hungarian: Szumátra, Icelandic: Súmatra, Indonesian: Pulau Sumatera, Indonesian: Sumatera, Italian: Sumatra, Japanese: スマトラ島, Korean: 수마트라 섬, Macedonian: Суматра
Malay (macrolanguage): Sumatera, Malayalam: സുമാത്ര, Marathi: सुमात्रा, Min Nan Chinese: Sumatera, Minangkabau: Sumatera, Mingrelian: სუმატრა, Oriya (macrolanguage): ସୁମାତ୍ରା, Persian: سوماترا, Portuguese: Sumatra, Russian: Суматра, Serbian: Суматра, Silesian: Sůmatra, Spanish: Sumatra, Tamil: சுமாத்திரா, Tatar: Суматра, Thai: เกาะสุมาตรา, Ukrainian: Суматра, Urdu: سماٹرا, Veps: Sumatr, Welsh: Sumatera, Western Mari: Суматра, Western Panjabi: سماٹرا, Wu Chinese: 苏门答腊岛, Yue Chinese: 蘇門答臘, Andalas, Andalus
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