Padang

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Padang
Adityawarman Museum at Padang
Adityawarman Museum at Padang
Coat of arms of Padang
Coat of arms
Motto: Padang, the beloved City
Padang location in West Sumatra
Padang location in West Sumatra
Country Indonesia
Province West Sumatra
Government
 • Mayor Mahyeldi Ansharullah
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
Website http://www.padang.go.id/

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 | change 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