Sumatra

Beautiful Nature et Culture

With the area of 473.481 km², Sumatera or Sumatra is the second largest island in Indonesia after Borneo/Kalimantan with 539.460 km2. Sumatera is known for the name of “Suarnadwipa”, a sankrit word means “the island of gold” or “Suwarnabumi” which means the land of gold. We called it the Malay island as the language In Sumatera is Malay like in Malaysia.

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Sumatera is a very rich island. The land is fertile. We plant various tropical plants like coffee, cacao, rubber, palm, and Tabaco. Sumatera is covered by 2.5 million hectare of forest, habitat of Orangutan, Sumatran tiger, rhinoceros and Sumatran elephants. The forest is like the lung of the world.

Ecologic said that Orang Utan is like green gold. It’s an animal that only live in Sumatera and Kalimantan. Indonesia is the only country where you can find Orang Utan in the forest.

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