Bukittinggi

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Bukittinggi
Clock tower and main square
Clock tower and main square
Official seal of Bukittinggi
Nickname(s): 
Londen van Andalas
Motto(s): 
Saayun Salangkah
(Minangkabau: Same turn, same step)
Location of Bukittinggi
Bukittinggi is located in Southern Sumatra
Bukittinggi
Bukittinggi
Location in Southern Sumatra, Sumatra and Indonesia
Bukittinggi is located in Sumatra
Bukittinggi
Bukittinggi
Bukittinggi (Sumatra)
Bukittinggi is located in Indonesia
Bukittinggi
Bukittinggi
Bukittinggi (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 0°18′20″S 100°22′9″E / 0.30556°S 100.36917°E / -0.30556; 100.36917Coordinates: 0°18′20″S 100°22′9″E / 0.30556°S 100.36917°E / -0.30556; 100.36917
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Sumatra
Area
 • Total25.24 km2 (9.75 sq mi)
Elevation
930 m (3,050 ft)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total110,954
 • Density4,400/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)
Area code(s)+62 752
Websitewww.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 was estimated at 120,000 according to the 2010 census. Bukittinggi became the capital city of Indonesia from 1948 to 1949 when Indonesia was at war with the Netherlands.

References[change | change source]

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