Sumatra Island is part of the Greater Sunda Islands. Divided between Aceh Province, Bengkulu Province, Jambi Province, Lampung Province, Riau Province, West Sumatra Province, South Sumatra Province and North Sumatra Province.
Borders the Strait of Malacca (Malacca Strait) to the north.
Aceh Province is located in the northewest corner of Sumatra Island and encompasses offshore islands including Weh Island (Pulau We) bordering the Andaman Sea.
West Sumatra Province (Sumatera Barat)
Located on the southern coast of Sumatra Island.
South Sumatra Province (Sumatera Selatan)
Located in southern Sumatra, Palembang is the provincial capital.
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October 23, 2019