South Sumatra

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South Sumatra
Sumatra Selatan
Flag of South Sumatra
Coat of arms of South Sumatra
Nickname(s): 
Bumi Sriwijaya (Indonesian)
Land of Srivijaya
Motto(s): 
Bersatu Teguh (Indonesian)
Stand Together
Location of South Sumatra in Indonesia
Location of South Sumatra in Indonesia
Coordinates: 2°45′S 103°50′E / 2.750°S 103.833°E / -2.750; 103.833Coordinates: 2°45′S 103°50′E / 2.750°S 103.833°E / -2.750; 103.833
CountryIndonesia
Capital
and largest city
Palembang
Established12 September 1950
Government
 • BodySouth Sumatran Provincial Government
 • GovernorHerman Deru
 • Vice GovernorMawardi Yahya [id]
Area
 • Total91,592 km2 (35,364 sq mi)
Highest elevation3,173 m (10,410 ft)
Population
 (mid 2019)[1][2]
 • Total8,497,196
 • Rank9th in Indonesia
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groups34% Malay
27% Javanese
5.7% Komering
2.5% Sundanese
1.1% Chinese
30% other[3]
 • Religion96% Islam
1.7% Christianity
1.8% Buddhism
0.5% other[4]
 • LanguagesIndonesian (official)
Palembang Malay (regional)
Col, Kubu, Komering
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
ISO 3166 codeID-SS
Vehicle registrationBG
HDIIncrease 0.700 (High)
HDI rank23rd in Indonesia (2019)
GRP NominalIncrease$32.19 billion[5]
GDP PPP (2019)Increase$105.23 billion[5]
GDP rank10th in Indonesia (2019)
Nominal per capitaUS$ 3,801 (2019)[5]
PPP per capitaUS$ 12,493 (2019)[5]
Per capita rank15th in Indonesia (2019)
Websitesumselprov.go.id

South Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatra Selatan) is a province of Indonesia. It is located on the southeast of the island of Sumatra, The province is about 91,592.43 km2 (35,364 sq mi) and about 8,497,196 people lived here.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistik Indonesia 2018". Badan Pusat Statistik. Retrieved July 24, 2018.
  2. Badan Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2019.
  3. Indonesia's Population: Ethnicity and Religion in a Changing Political Landscape. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. 2003.
  4. "Sensus Penduduk 2010 Provinsi Sumatera Selatan Menurut Agama Yang dianut" [2010 South Sumatra Census]. sp2010.bps.go.id (in Indonesian). 2010.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Indonesia". Badan Pusat Statistik. Retrieved 20 May 2020.