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Explore Taluk in Indonesia

Taluk in the region of West Sumatra is a town in Indonesia - some 574 mi or ( 923 km ) North-West of Jakarta , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Taluk is now 11:44 AM (Monday) . 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: Sulitair, Solok, Sawahlunto, Saruaso, and Pekanbaru. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Sulitair . Where to go and what to see in Taluk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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.

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Located at -0.67 100.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km 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.

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Located at -0.68 100.77 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Coal mines in Indonesia

Tanah Datar Regency

Tanah Datar is a regency (kabupaten) in West Sumatra province, Indonesia. The regency has a population of 334,000. The capital of the regency is Batusangkar. The town of Padang Panjang is also located in the regency but constitutes a municipality (kota otonom) of its own.

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Located at -0.45 100.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away


Batusangkar is the capital of the Tanah Datar regency of West Sumatra, Indonesia. or as known "the city of culture"

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Located at -0.45 100.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Populated places in West Sumatra, Regency capitals of Indonesia

Mount Sago

Sago (also known as Malintang) is a mountain in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is near to the city of Payakumbuh and the town of Batusangkar.

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Located at -0.33 100.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Mountains of Indonesia