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

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

is a small town in , , used as the western entry point for the island.


  • Type:  island
  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  611,000
  • Latitude of center:  9° 41' 53.6" (9.6982°) south
  • Longitude of center:  119° 57' 57.2" (119.9659°) east
  • Elevation:  604 meters (1982 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Sumba
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Sumba

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