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About North Sumatra Province

North Sumatra is located in the northern part of Sumatera Island in Western Indonesia.
The capital is Medan, which is considered as the third largest city in Indonesia. With a population of 13 million people. North Sumatra is the most populous province outside Java Island. In developing the province, the government has set itself the vision to make “the province of North Sumatra competitive and prosperous”. In order to materialize the vision, the province will focus in improving human resources, the quality of infrastructure, living standard, and sustainable development of its natural resources.
The province is famous for its abundance of natural gas, oil, and its plantations of CPO, rubber, cocoa, tea, palm oil, coffee, cloves, and tobacco.

North Sumatra Map

Major Tourist Attractions in North Sumatra

Istana Maimun Maimoon Palace or Maimun Palace (Indonesian: Istana Maimun) is an istana (royal palace) of the Sultanate of Deli and a well-known landmark in Medan, the capital city of Northern Sumatra, Indonesia. Today, it serves as a museum. The name is the Arabic word for "blessing".

Taman Hewan Pematang Siantar THPS is a zoo located in the city of Pematangsiantar. The zoo was officially opened to the public on November 27, 1936 with an area of about 4.5 hectares. Until now, THPS still maintains its status as the most complete and best zoo in North Sumatra.

Mikie Funland The best recreation's spot for your family and friends. Mikie Funland is the first theme park for family in North Sumatra that have 35 over different kinds of attractions that can be played all day, using just one ticket.

Bukit Indah Simarjarunjung TBukit Indah Simarjarunjung is a hill that presents unique views of Lake Toba, one of which is from a tree. The most exciting part of this spot is that you can directly look at Lake Toba while being surrounded by a green row of hills. You will feel the cold and fresh air when visiting the area.

North Sumatra Museum The North Sumatra Museum is a state-owned museum located along H.M Jhoni Street, Medan, Indonesia. This museum is the largest museum in North Sumatra and includes a variety of cultural heritage of Indonesia, as well as art and crafts from various ethnic groups in North Sumatra.

Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni The North Sumatra Museum is a state-owned museum located along H.M Jhoni Street, Medan, Indonesia. This museum is the largest museum in North Sumatra and includes a variety of cultural heritage of Indonesia, as well as art and crafts from various ethnic groups in North Sumatra.

Source: NSPG