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Gelanggang Galah Destination Guide

Discover Gelanggang Galah in Indonesia

Gelanggang Galah in the region of Aceh is a town located in Indonesia - some 983 mi or ( 1582 km ) North-West of Jakarta , the country's capital .

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Local time in Gelanggang Galah is now 10:52 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Jakarta " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Susoh, Seumanyam, Saribudolok, Pulaukayu, and Panguruan. When in this area, you might want to check out Susoh . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Gelanggang Galah ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

First Sumatran expedition

The First Sumatran expedition, which featured the Battle of Quallah Battoo, or Kuala Batee in 1832, was a punitive expedition by the United States Navy against the village of Kuala Batee, presently a subdistrict in Southwest Aceh Regency. The reprisal was in response to the massacre of the crew of the merchantman Friendship a year earlier. The frigate USS Potomac and its crew defeated the local Raja's forces and bombed the settlement.

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Located at 3.76 96.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: 1832 in Asia, Battles involving the United States, Conflicts in 1832, History of Aceh, Military history of Indonesia, Naval battles involving the United States, Punitive expeditions of the United States, United States Marine Corps in the 18th and 19th centuries