Padang

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Padang
Adityawarman Museum at Padang

Coat of arms
Motto: Padang, the beloved City
Coordinates: 0°57′2.76″S 100°21′41.64″W / 0.9507667°S 100.3615667°W / -0.9507667; -100.3615667Coordinates: 0°57′2.76″S 100°21′41.64″W / 0.9507667°S 100.3615667°W / -0.9507667; -100.3615667
Country Indonesia
Province West Sumatra
Government
 • Mayor Fauzi Bahar
Area
 • Total 694.96 km2 (268.33 sq mi)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 856.815
 • Density 1.233/km2 (3.19/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62751

Padang is the capital city of the Indonesia province of West Sumatra, and the largest city on the western coast of Sumatra[1].

References[change | edit source]

  1. Colombijn, Freek, (1996), Padang, Cities (Elsevier), Vol. 13, Issue 4, August 1996, pp. 281-288, doi:10.1016/0264-2751(96)00010-8