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Fadoonowambu Destination Guide

Explore Fadoonowambu in Indonesia

Fadoonowambu in the region of North Sumatra is a town in Indonesia - some 819 mi or ( 1318 km ) North-West of Jakarta , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Fadoonowambu

Current time in Fadoonowambu is now 05:10 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Jakarta " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Saribudolok, Parapat, Panguruan, Medan, and Lolowau. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Saribudolok . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Fadoonowambu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Mike Quane surfing Lagundri Bay, Nias, Sumatra, Indonesia_August 6th, 2012

0:17 min by Nadine Currimjee
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Morning session ..

Child labour in Nias island.flv

3:38 min by Nicholas hanky
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Interesting facts about this location

1861 Sumatra earthquake

The 1861 Sumatra earthquake occurred on February 16, 1861. It was the last in a sequences of earthquakes that ruptured adjacent parts of the Sumatran segment of the Sunda megathrust. It caused a devastating tsunami which led to several thousand fatalities. The earthquake was felt as far away as the Malay peninsula and the eastern part of Java. The rupture area for the 2005 Sumatra earthquake is similar to that estimated for the 1861 event.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 1.00 97.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1861 earthquakes, 1861 in Asia, 19th century in Indonesia, 19th-century tsunamis, Megathrust earthquakes in Sumatra


Nīas is an island off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. Nias (Kepulauan Nias) is also the name of the archipelago, containing the Hinako archipelago. Nias Island covers an area of 5,121.3 km (including minor offshore islands). It is mostly a lowland area rising to around 800 m above sea level. There were 756,762 inhabitants on the island (including minor offshore islands) at the 2010 Census.

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Located at 1.10 97.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of Indonesia, Islands of Sumatra, North Sumatra


Hinako Islands is a group of small islands off the coast of Nias Island in the North Sumatra Province of Indonesia. The islands are a popular surfing destination, especially Bawa Island, and nearby Asu Island.

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Located at 0.83 97.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Archipelagoes of Indonesia