Sumba is an island in the eastern half of , south of Flores — and not be confused with to the west. Rarely visited by westerners, Sumba has an interior not unlike Texas hill country, only hotter, containing fewer people, bigger hills and more rugged roads.

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is a small town on the island of in the region of .

is the largest town of the island of in the region of .


  • Type:  island
  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  611,000
  • Latitude:  9° 41' 53.6" (9.6982°) south
  • Longitude:  119° 57' 57.2" (119.9659°) east
  • Elevation:  604 meters (1,982 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Sumba
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Sumba

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Sandalwood Sandelhout Eiland Soemba Tjendana

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