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Solok Destination Guide

Touring Solok in Indonesia

Solok in the region of West Sumatra with its 48,372 citizens is a city located in Indonesia - some 568 mi or ( 914 km ) North-West of Jakarta , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Solok

Time in Solok is now 12:57 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Jakarta " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Supayang, Singkarak, Sijunjung, Sawahlunto, and Payakumbuh. Being here already, consider visiting Supayang . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Solok ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


reaching puncak polan

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Interesting facts about this location


Solok (means valley) is a city in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Its motto is Kota Beras, which means "the rice city". It has an area of 57.34 km² and a population of over 52,100 people.

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Located at -0.81 100.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cities in Indonesia, Populated places in West Sumatra, Regency capitals of Indonesia, Solok


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.

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Located at -0.68 100.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Coal mines in Indonesia


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.

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Located at -0.67 100.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Cities in Indonesia, Populated places in West Sumatra, Sawahlunto

Lake Singkarak

Lake 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 km wide. The natural outlet for excess water is the Ombilin river which flows eastward to the Strait of Malacca. A hydroelectric project however has diverted most of the lake outflow to the Anai river which flows westward into the Indian Ocean near Padang.

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Located at -0.62 100.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Lakes of Indonesia

Andalas University

Andalas University (Indonesian: Universitas Andalas, abbreviated Unand) is the oldest university in Indonesia outside of Java. It consists of 11 faculties, most of them located at the main campus building, Limau Manis, 12 km from the centre of Padang, West Sumatra. This campus occupies 5 km², at an elevation of about 100 m. The Faculty of Medicine is located in the city centre, near the Central General Hospital M. Djamil.

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Located at -0.91 100.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1955, Universities in Indonesia

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Solok