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Sijunjung Destination Guide

Explore Sijunjung in Indonesia.

Sijunjung in the region of West Sumatra with it's 27,786 inhabitants is a town in Indonesia - some 557 mi (or 897 km) North-West of Jakarta, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sijunjung is now 12:44 PM (Thursday). 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: Timbulun, Tanjungboaiaur, Solok, Sawahlunto, Pekanbaru or Sungaikapuk. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sijunjung, Pamatangpanjang, Muara, Kotobaro, Kototujuh and Gugukkandangjawit. 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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Interesting facts about this location


Kota Sawahlunto or Sawah Lunto is a town in West Sumatra, Indonesia, 90 kilometers from Padang. This town covers 5.86 km² and has a population of 15,279. Sawahlunto is one of the mining towns in West Sumatra. It was first established as a town in 1882 by the Dutch along with the coal mining operations during that time. Coal was discovered in the mid-19th century by Ir. de Greve.

More reading: Sawahlunto homepage
Located at -0.69, 100.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Indonesia, Populated places in West Sumatra, Sawahlunto


Ombilin, known formally historically as PT Tambang Batubara Ombilin (TBO) is an open-pit coal mine near Sawahlunto, located approximately 70 kilometres northeast of Padang, West Sumatra. Production in the mine peaked in the 1950s but it was later closed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.69, 100.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Coal mines in Indonesia

Sijunjung Regency

Sijunjung, formerly known as Sawahlunto Sijunjung, is a regency (kabupaten) in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The capital of the regency is Muaro Sijunjung. The regency was separated from the former regency Sawahlunto, which nowadays is a municipality of its own. Most of the people work in trade or as government employees, and the rest are farmers. There are few university graduates, because most people are not interested in continuing their studies for reasons of economic and environment culture.

More reading: Sijunjung Regency homepage
Located at -0.69, 100.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.