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Padangpanjang Destination Guide

Explore Padangpanjang in Indonesia.

Padangpanjang in the region of West Sumatra is a town in Indonesia - some 596 mi (or 959 km) North-West of Jakarta, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Padangpanjang is now 06:53 AM (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: Solok, Sijunjung, Pekanbaru, Payakumbuh, Padang or Rambatan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Paninjawan Satu, Padangpanjang, Kotabaru, Kayutanam, Kampungsungkan and Singgalang. 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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Videos

Singkarak lake Sumatra September 2010

01:48 min ( October 09, 2010 by ljm291152)
Views: 944 - Rating: 5/5

Lake Singkarak ( Danau Singkarak) is a lake in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located between the cities of Padang Panjang and Solok. It has an area of 107.8 km², being approximately 21 km long and 7...

Buffalos - Kabau - Kerbau

04:19 min ( May 15, 2009 by paurehraso)
Views: 41,676 - Rating: 4.14286/5

Adu kerbau/ Buffalo Fighting is a tradition in nagari Pandai Sikek, Marapi - Agam region and Aie Angek - Tanah Datar region district. In Minangkabau to having a buffalo is a precious and a privilege m...


Taxi ride from Padang to Bukittinggi

00:48 min ( April 12, 2007 by leijona79)
Views: 5,743 - Rating: 3/5

This video is taken during taxi ride from Padang to Bukittinggi (80 km)

Anai waterfall Sumatra

01:34 min ( February 18, 2011 by ljm291152)
Views: 182 - Rating: 0/5

Anai waterfall air terjun lembah


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Interesting facts about this location

Padang Panjang

Padang Panjang (sometimes written as Padangpanjang, literally translated means long field) is located in the cool highlands of West Sumatra, inland from the provincial capital Padang. It sits on a plateau beneath the volcanoes Mount Marapi and Mount Singgalang. It has an area of 23 km² and a population of over 40,000. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:0|27|S|100|25|E||| | |name= }}.

More reading: Padang Panjang homepage
Located at -0.47, 100.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Indonesia, Populated places in West Sumatra, Regency capitals of Indonesia

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 -0.47, 100.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Active volcanoes, 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 -0.47, 100.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Active volcanoes of Indonesia, Complex volcanoes, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Sumatra

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 -0.47, 100.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Indonesia, Populated places in West Sumatra, Regency capitals of Indonesia

Lake Maninjau

Lake Maninjau (Indonesian: 'Danau Maninjau', meaning overlook or observation in the Minangkabau language) is a caldera lake in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is located 36 km to the west of Bukittinggi, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:0|19|S|100|12|E|type:waterbody_region:ID|| | |name= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.47, 100.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Crater lakes, Lakes of Indonesia, VEI-7 volcanoes, West Sumatra