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North Sumatra

North Sumatra is one of the provinces on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia which is located at 1 ° - 4 ° North Latitude and 98 ° - 100 ° East Longitude, with a land area of ​​71,680 km²

Medan is the capital of the province of North Sumatra and is also the center of government offices and business centers to make Medan the 3rd largest city in Indonesia.


Surrounded by rich tropical natural resources, North Sumatra has a spectacular panorama, the Bukit Barisan stretching from Aceh to the tip of the island of Sumatra, tropical rain forests in the Gunung Leuser National Park and Lake Toba, the largest lake in the world which is a volcanic lake with a length of 100 kilometers and 30 kilometers wide. In the middle of the lake there is a volcanic island, Samosir Island which is at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level.

Lake Toba has long been an important tourist destination in North Sumatra in addition to Bukit Lawang and Nias, for domestic and foreign tourists.


Its location which is relatively close to Malaysia and Singapore makes this province a popular destination for foreign tourists.

North Sumatra continues to develop as an alternative sports tourism destination (DTW), such as rafting, kayak, surfing, mountain biking, diving and more.