Welcome to Sumatra Island
Sumatra island has 9 provinces, they are:
Fast Fact about Aceh:
Capital : Banda Aceh. Location : Northernmost point of the busy Malacca Strait. Physical Features : Mountain, rivers, lakes tropical jungle. Flora And Fauna: Meranti Wood (Dipterocarpaceae). rhinoceros, bear, elephant, orangutan, tiger, gibbon, and cempala kuning (Copsychus pirropygus) Exports: LNG, LPG, condensate, fertilizers, cement, sawn-timber, palm oil, coffee, rattan, rubber, wood chips, and paper. Primary Products: Rice, corn, peanuts, small greenpeas, cassava, vegetables, sweet potatoes, and fruits. Commercial Crops : Palm-oil, rubber, coconut, coffee, and cacao. Fishery : Sea and freshwater fishing Forest Products : Log, sawn-timber, processed wood, plywood, block-board and chipboard. Mining: Petroleum, LNG, gold, iron, platinum, copper, tin, and cement. Handicraft : Gold work and rattan plaiting.
Fast Fact about
Capital : Medan. Rivers : Include Wampu, Besistang, Lepan, Belawan, Padang, Ular, Silau, Asahan, Barumun, Bilah, Kualuh, Batang Gadis, Batang Toru, Bah Bolon, Martebing, Deli, Etc. Mountains : Sibayak, Siabu-Abu, Siharpe-Harpe, Sibuaton, Sorik Merapi, Sinabung, Sibual-Buali, Lakes : Toba, Laut Tawar, and Marsabut Flora : Pinus, Rubber, Coffee, Cacao, Palm-Oil, Tea, Clove, Tobacco, Sugarcane, Rattan, and Meranti. Fauna : Orangutan, Tiger, Elephant, Snake, Bear, and Crocodile. Food Crops : Rice, Corn, Peanut, Small Greenpeas, Cassava, Soybean, Fruits and Vegetales. Commercial Crops : Oil Palm, Coconut, Clove, Rubber, Tobacco, Cocoa, and Tea. Fish Products : Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Barramundi, Shrimp, Common Carp, Milk-Fish, and Tilapia. Forest Products : Rattan, Incense, and Cut Logs. Mining : Petroleum and LNG. Handicraft : Ulos Weaving, Ceramics, Cotton Dyeing, Wood Carvings, Bamboo and Rattan Plaiting. Tourist Attractions: Palace of Sultan Deli, Orang Utan Baharok garden, Lau Debuk-debuk spring water, Portibi temple, Parapat, Toba lake, Brastagi, Pandang, Lawang hill, and Nias and Lagundri beach. .
Fast Fact about West Sumatra:
Capital : Padang Rivers : Batang Kuranji, Batang Anai, Batang Ombilin, Batang Suliki, and Batang Arau. Mountains : Singgalang, Merapi, Sago, Talang, Padang and Gadang. Lakes : Maninjau, Singkarak, Diatas, Dan Dibawah. Flora : Banio and Meranti Woods, Various Kinds Of Flowers Including The Giant Flower Raflesia Arnoldi. Fauna : Tiger, Deer, Elephant, The Chip A Type Of Tapir, and Many Kinds Of Birds Including Parrot and Sparrow. Food Crops : Rice, Corn, Peanut, Small Greenpeas, Cassava, Soybean, Fruits, and Vegetables. Commercial Crops : Oil Palm, Coconut, Rubber, Clove, Cocoa, Tea and Coffee. Fish Products : Tuna, Skipjack Tuna, Barramundi, Shrimp and Anchovy. Forest Products : Rattan, Resin, Log, and Processed-Wood. Mining : Coal, Cement, Limestone, Marble and Silica. Handicraft : Rattan and Bamboo Plaitings, Wood Carving and Cloth Weaving. Tourist Attractions: Sianok Valley, Lake Singkarak, Batang Anai Waterfall, Bungus beach, Lake Maninjau, Pagarruyung Palace, Hot Water Spring, Padang Cultural Park, Siti Nurbaya Park, Nirwana Beach, Adhityawarman Museum, Bundo Kanduang Park, Jam Gadang, Imam Bonjol Fort, Fort De Kock and other historical places.
Fast Fact about Riau:
CAPITAL : Pekanbaru. RIVERS : Siak, Indragiri, Kampar, Rokam. FLORA : Dipterocarpaceae (meranti), 'giram', 'mearwan', 'punak', 'kempas', FAUNA : Elephant, mouse, deer, tiger, etc. EXPORTS : Petroleum, plywood, chips, sawn-timber, moulding, and block board. FOOD CROPS : Rice, corn, peanut, and soybean. COMMERCIAL CROPS : Coconut, clove, rubber, cacao, and tea. FISH PRODUCTS : Tuna, skipjack tuna, barramundi, shrimp, anchovy, giant gouramy, common carp, and tilapia. FOREST PRODUCT : Logs, rattan, and sawn-timber. MINING : Petroleum and LNG TOURIST ATTRACTIONS: Trikora Beach, Muara Takus Temple (one of the Buddhists Kingdom of Srivijaya's remain, located in the village of Muara Takus, about 100 km from Pekanbaru), Palace of Sultan Siak. .
Fast Fact about Jambi:
Capital: Jambi. Rivers: Batang Hari, Batang Merangin, Batang Tebo, Batang Tabir, Batang Tembesi, Batang Bungo, Berbak, Pengabuan, Air Hitam, Mendahara, Dendang and Batang Asai. Mountains: Kerinci, Raya, Sumbing, Masurai Tujuh and Alas. Flora: Orchids, forest durin, agathis spp, banio wood (Dipterocarpaceae), kolim wood, meranti wood and cinnamon. Fauna: Elephant, rhinoceros, deer, wild rabbit, siamang, tiger, ungko, wild goat and tapir. Exports: Processed wood, forest product, rubber, plywood, blackboard, door, slate pencil, molding, dowel, rattan, latex, frozen shrimps and jelly fish. Food Crops: rice, corn and peanut. Commercial Crops: Coconut, clove, rubber, cacao and tea. Fish Products: Shrimp, jellyfish, tuna, fresh water fish. Forest Products: Log, processed woods, veneer, plywood, blockboard, slate pencil, resin and rattan. Mining: LNG, petroleum, coal, copper and tile. Handicraft: Weaving, carving, plaiting and batik. Tourist Attractions: Botanical gardens, Orchid garden, Negeri museum, Motor-cross circuit, Telun waterfall, Kerinci mountain, Muara Jambi temple, archaeological sites, The grave of National Hero Sultan Thaha Syaifuddin, Tiangko and Segerincing Caves, Lake Kerinci, Hitam Ulu Crater and Telun Berasap waterfall.
Fast Fact about South Sumatra:
Capital: Palembang. Rivers: Musi, Ogan Komering, Lematang, Batanghari, Leko, Lalang and Rawas. Mountains: Dempo, Bepagut, Ulupalik, and Seblat. Flora: Unglen, Merawan, Petanang, Tembesu, Genayang, Nibung, Rafflesia, Paku Tiang, Terentang, Rattan, Sidur, Orchid, etc. Fauna: Elephant, rhinoceros, tiger, 'siamang' and 'lutung' monkeys, Malay tapir, bear, crocodile, simapi, small deer, wild goat and sea cow. Exports: Sawn-timber, rubber, coffee and tin. Food Crops: rice, corn, peanuts, soybean and greenpeas. Commercial Crops: Coconuts, oil palm, rubber, coffee, pepper, clove, and tea. Fish Products: Common carp, tilapia and gouramy. Forest Products: Sawn-timber, rattan and incense. Handicraft: Songket weaving, rattan plaitng and ceramics. Tourist Attractions: The Musi River, "Limas", the traditional house, The State Museum, Ki Kede Ing Suro ancient cemetery, Bangka Island's Matras Beach, ³Punti Kayu² Natural Pine Forest, Belitung Island, Tenang Waterfall, Kamero Island..
about Bangka & Belitung:
Capital: Pankal Pinang Population: about 1 million Physical Features: This province is composed of two main islands. The islands lie close together and the larger island Bangka is closer to the mainland of Sumatra while the smaller island Blitung is further away. Bangka: Pangkal Pinang: Capital Pangkal Pinang - a quiet town which is usually closed down by 10 at night. Sungailait:Beach resort north of Pankal Pinang. Several good resorts and good beaches . Flora: Small pockets of original rain forest and many mangrove swamps Fauna: parrot, taon bird and paradise bird. Exports: Tin, other minerals, white pepper. Food Crops: Rice, corn, peanut and soybean. Commercial Crops: White Pepper. Fish Products: Tuna, skipjack tuna, barramundi, shrimp, anchovy, Mining: Tin. Tourist Attractions: white sandy beaches and crystal clear sea
Fast Fact about Bengkulu:
Capital: Bengkulu Mountains: Kaba, Seblat, and Ulupalit. Lakes: Dendam Tak Sudah and Tes. Rainfall: 3.589 mm per year. Flora: Casiavera, rattan, meranti (Dipterocarpaceae). Two well known flowers are the "Rafflesia Arnoldi" the world's largest flower and the "Vanda Hogeriana". Fauna: Deer,, civet cats, tiger, elephant, and various species of snakes. Exports: Sawn-timber, coal, rubber and coffee. Primary Produce: Rice, corn, peanut, cassava, green peas and soybean. Commercial Crops: Coconut, clove, rubber, tobacco and coffee. Fish Products: Tuna, sea cucumber, skipjack tuna, barramundi, shrimp, anchovy, gouramy, common carp, tilapia and milk fish. Fresh Water Fishery Area: 4,000 ha Forest Products: Rattan, resin, incense, processed wood, and meranti wood (dipteracarpaceae). Mining: Coal. Handicraft: Rattan plaiting, hand-printed batik, and rubbing agate. Tourist Attractions: Marlborough Fortress, Hamilton and Parr monuments, the grave of Sentot Ali Basyah, Tebing Binjai Taba Penanjung Scenic Lookout, Nala and Panjang beaches, Botanical Conservatory housing both the "Rafflesia Arnoldi, Amarphopallus titanum and Vanda Hookeriana", Bukit Gedang Sebelat Zoo, Pulau Tikus reef area, Bukit Kaba crater, Hot springs at Suban Air Panas, Kepala Curup waterfall, Tabot traditional ceremony, The home of Indonesia's first president, Soekarno.
Fast Fact about Lampung:
Capital: Bandar Lampung. Rivers: Tulang Bawang, Seputh, Sekampung, Semangka, Way Jepara and Way Masuji. Mountains: Tangganus, Rajabasa, Seminung, Pesagi, and Ratai. Flora: Meranti (Dipterocarpaceae) and ephyhit. Fauna: Elephant, rhinoceros, tiger, phyton snake, monkey, wildboar, deer and civet cat. Exports: Coffee, wood, rubber, and pepper. Food Crops: Rice, corn, peanut and small greenpeas Commercial Crops: Coconut, rubber and pepper. Fish Products: Tuna, perch, anchovy, shrimp, cattle-fish, mackerel, common carp, tilapia, milk-fish, belida and gouramy. Forest Products: Rattan and resin.