West Sumatra

West Sumatra is in Sumatra, Indonesia. West Sumatra bounded in the north by the province of North Sumatra, in the west by the Indian ocean, in the south by the provinces of Bengkulu and Jambi, and in the east by Riau province.

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Bukittinggi is a city in West Sumatra. Bukittinggi is one of the larger cities in West Sumatra, Indonesia, with a population of over 91,000 people and an area of 25.24 km².

Padang is the capital city of West Sumatra, Indonesia.

Padang Panjang is a town in West Sumatra, Indonesia.


Lake Maninjau is in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Lake Maninjau is a large crater lake with several villages bordering it.

Koto Gadang is a small city in West Sumatra, near Bukittinggi.

The Mentawai islands are a chain of islands in Indonesia off the western coast of Sumatra, recognized as having some of the most perfect surfing breaks in the world.

The Harau Valley is in West Sumatra in Indonesia. It is an area of natural beauty located halfway between Pekanbaru and Bukittinggi.

Solok is a city in West Sumatra in Indonesia. Solok is on the Trans Sumatra Highway, 64 km from Padang and 76 km from Bukittinggi.

Bungus Bay is a beach some 20 km south of Padang, West Sumatra.

Sungai Pinang is a village on the Indian Ocean coast in West Sumatra Province, Indonesia.

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Other Names for West Sumatra

  • Arabic:  سومطرة الغربية, سومطرة غرب
  • Dutch:  West-Sumatra
  • English:  West Sumatra
  • Finnish:  Länsi-Sumatra
  • French:  Sumatra occidental
  • German:  Sumatera Barat
  • Indonesian:  Sumatera Barat, Sumatra Barat
  • Malay (macrolanguage):  Sumatra Barat
  • Norwegian:  Sumatera Barat
  • Polish:  Sumatra Zachodnia
  • Swedish:  Sumatera Barat
  • Vietnamese:  Tây Sumatera
  • Daerah Tingkat I Sumatera Barat
  • Propinsi Sumatera Barat

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