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Bukittinggi Destination Guide

Explore Bukittinggi in Indonesia.

Bukittinggi in the region of West Sumatra with it's 98,746 inhabitants is a town in Indonesia - some 605 mi (or 973 km) North-West of Jakarta, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Bukittinggi is now 12:29 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Jakarta" with an UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Medan, Solok, Sijunjung, Pekanbaru, Payakumbuh or Bonjolalam. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Padangluar, Gadut, Bukittinggi, Kotatua, Sungailandir and Batutabal Satu. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Bukittinggi karbouwengat Ngaria Sianok S...

02:12 min ( October 11, 2010 by ljm291152)
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Ngarai Sianok (Sianok Gorge) has two hill walls facing each other almost vertically. Its height is about 100 to 120 meters and its length is about 15 km. These walls form a gorge where you could see l...

Gunung Merapi active volcano trek Ipalo...

01:36 min ( December 04, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 523 - Rating: 3/5

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Bukittinggi Round 2 Myriam_123's photo...

02:38 min ( December 07, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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A morning atop Sumatra's most active Vol...

02:38 min ( December 08, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Interesting facts about this location

Bukittinggi

Bukittinggi (Indonesian for "high hill") 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. It is in the Minangkabau Highlands, 90 km by road from the West Sumatran capital city of Padang. The whole area is directly adjacent to the city of Agam Regency.

More reading: Bukittinggi homepage
Located at -0.31, 100.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Indonesia, Populated places in West Sumatra, Regency capitals of Indonesia

Baso (island)

Baso is the middle town between Bukittinggi and Payakumbuh, West Sumatra. It is only 15 kilometers east of Bukittingi. In the history of West Sumatra this town was the transit and junction town of Payakumbuh, Bukittinggi and Batusangkar. This town was known also as the most important farmers trading and crops collection point in West Sumatra.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.31, 100.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in West Sumatra

Mount Singgalang

Singgalang is a volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Its elevation is 2,877 m (9,439 ft). It is a twin volcano with Mount Tandikat, which is located to the south-south-west of Singgalang. However, only Tandikat has had historical volcanic activity. The cities of Bukittinggi and Padang Panjang are located adjacent to the mountain. There are 2 lakes at the summit, named Dewi (Goddess) and Kumbang (Beetle).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.31, 100.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Indonesia, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Sumatra

Mount Marapi

Marapi (also known as Merapi or Berapi) is a complex volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Its name means Mountain of Fire, and it is the most active volcano in Sumatra. Its elevation is 2,891.3 metres . A number of cities and towns are situated around the mountain, including Bukittinggi, Padang Panjang and Batusangkar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.31, 100.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Active volcanoes of Indonesia, Complex volcanoes, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Sumatra

Mount Tandikat

Tandikat is a stratovolcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Its elevation is 2,438 m (7,999 ft). It is a twin volcano with Mount Singgalang, which is located to the north-north-east of Tandikat. However, only Tandikat has had historical volcanic activity. The city of Padang Panjang is located at the foot of the mountain.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.31, 100.37 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Active volcanoes, Mountains of Indonesia, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Sumatra