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 .


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

is a province in the north 's Island.

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 , located in the northwestern part of the island of , with a population of 4.2 million.

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

, 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 on the southwestern coast of island in .

is a province on the island of , .

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

is an Indonesian National Park in , spanning four provinces.


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

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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 Georgian:  სუმატრა Greek:  Σουμάτρα Hakka Chinese:  Sû-mùn-tap-lia̍p Hebrew:  סומטרה Hindi:  सुमात्रा Hungarian:  Szumátra Icelandic:  Súmatra Indonesian:  Pulau Sumatera Indonesian:  Sumatera Japanese:  スマトラ島 Korean:  수마트라 섬 Macedonian:  Суматра Malay:  Sumatera
Malayalam:  സുമാത്ര Marathi:  सुमात्रा Min Nan Chinese:  Sumatera Minangkabau:  Sumatera Mingrelian:  სუმატრა Oriya:  ସୁମାତ୍ରା Persian:  سوماترا Russian:  Суматра Serbian:  Суматра Silesian:  Sůmatra 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 IDTRA

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