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Parapat Destination Guide

Explore Parapat in Indonesia

Parapat in the region of North Sumatra is a town in Indonesia - some 821 mi or ( 1321 km ) North-West of Jakarta , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Parapat

Current time in Parapat is now 06:54 AM (Sunday) . 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, Panguruan, Medan, Lumbangjulu, and Lumban Buntu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Saribudolok . We encountered 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 Parapat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

toba lake samosir - tabocottages

5:01 min by tabocottages
Views: 4531 Rating: 4.33

Tabo Hotel is run by Anto, a local batak from Samosir and german Annette, who came travelling to Lake Toba, loved it and stayed. There are three kids Marco, 15, Julia 13, and Hotto, 11, 4 dogs and sev ..

Lesoy! (cheers in Batak Toba) Rachandstu's photos around Samosir, Indonesia

2:38 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 3236 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Rachandstu's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these v ..


Mengkel in Samosir

4:11 min by VikySianipar
Views: 2714 Rating: 5.00

A Journal of Viky Sianipar ..

NIGARA HOTEL, PARAPAT LAKE TOBA

1:52 min by Michael Lam
Views: 1160 Rating: 5.00

Filmed with Panasonic GH1, using 9-18mm f4-5.6. ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Sibisa Airport

Sibisa Airport is an airport located in Ajibata, Toba Samosir, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The airport is located 10 kilometers from Parapat city, Lake Toba.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 2.67 98.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Airports in Indonesia

Parapat

Parapat is a small town in North Sumatra province on the edge of Lake Toba, on the Uluan Peninsula where it forms the narrowest eastern link to Samosir Island. It is the primary transit point by ferry for visitors going to Samosir Island, and connected via Trans-Sumatran Highway to Pematang Siantar by a 48 km road. Dody Administratively it is part of Simalungun Regency.

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Located at 2.66 98.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Lake Toba, Populated places in North Sumatra, Tourism in Indonesia

Lake Toba

Lake Toba is a lake and supervolcano. The lake is 100 kilometres long, 30 kilometres wide, and up to 505 metres (1,666 ft) deep. Located in the middle of the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra with a surface elevation of about 900 metres, the lake stretches from {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:2.88|N|98.52|E||||| | |name= }} to {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:2.35|N|99.1|E||||| | |name= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 2.68 98.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Batak, Crater lakes, Lake Toba, Lakes of Indonesia, Subduction volcanoes, Supervolcanoes, VEI-8 volcanoes, Volcanic calderas of Indonesia, Volcanoes of Sumatra

Toba catastrophe theory

The Toba supereruption (Youngest Toba Tuff or simply YTT) was a supervolcanic eruption that occurred sometime between 69,000 and 77,000 years ago at Lake Toba. It is recognized as one of the Earth's largest known eruptions. The related catastrophe hypothesis holds that this event caused a global volcanic winter of 6–10 years and possibly a 1,000-year-long cooling episode. The Toba event is the most closely studied supereruption.

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Located at 2.68 98.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Extinction events, Geology theories, Human evolution, Lake Toba, Prehistoric Indonesia, Supervolcanoes, VEI-8 volcanoes, Volcanic events

Samosir

For the Regency named Samosir, see Samosir Regency. Samosir, or Samosir Island, is a large volcanic island in Lake Toba, located in the north of the island of Sumatra in Indonesia. Administratively, Samosir Island is governed as six of the nine districts within Samosir Regency. The lake and island were formed after the eruption of a supervolcano some 75,000 years ago. The island was originally connected to the surrounding caldera wall by a small isthmus, which was cut through to aid navigation.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 2.58 98.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Batak, Islands of Sumatra, Lake Toba, Lake islands of Asia

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Parapat