Place:Sumatera Barat, Indonesia

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NameSumatera Barat
Alt namesWest Sumatra
Sumatera Baratsource: Family History Library Catalog
Sumatra Baratsource: Wikipedia
TypeProvince
Coordinates0.5°S 100.5°E
Located inIndonesia     (1950 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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West Sumatra (abbreviated to 'Sumbar') is a province of Indonesia. It lies on the west coast of the island of Sumatra. The 2010 census recorded its population as 4,846,909, but the latest official estimate for January 2014 shows a population of 5,098,790. Its capital is Padang.

It borders the provinces of North Sumatra (Sumatera Utara) to the north, Riau and Jambi to the east, and Bengkulu to the southeast. It includes the Mentawai Islands off the coast.

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