Bukittinggi

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Bukittinggi
Clock tower and main square
Clock tower and main square
Official seal of Bukittinggi
Seal
Nickname(s): Londen van Andalas
Motto: Saayun Salangkah
(Minangkabau: Same turn, same step)
Location of Bukittinggi
Country Indonesia
Province West Sumatra
Area
 • Total 25.24 km2 (9.75 sq mi)
Elevation 930 m (3,050 ft)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 110,954
 • Density 4,396.0/km2 (11,385.5/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Area code(s) +62 752
Website www.bukittinggikota.go.id

Bukittinggi (Indonesian for "high hill", formerly called Fort de Kock) is a city in West Sumatra, Indonesia. The population of this city is 120,000 when it is estimated (according to 2010 census). In the history of Indonesia, Bukittinggi even became the capital city of Indonesia from 1948-1949 when Indonesia was at war with Netherlands.

References[change | change source]

  1. dds.bps.go.id Jumlah Penduduk Sumbar