Introductions to Padang

Padang, the capital of West Sumatra province, is a very beautiful and attractive city but the temperature over here is of an extreme nature and so both summer and winter can be equally enjoyed here.

Padang owns the record of the highest rainfall in all of Indonesia. The climate is hot and humid. It is located in West Sumatra and it lies in the mouth of the Padang River. The main port of the city is Teluk Bayur and through this port the city imports coffee, rubber, spices, tobacco etc. In the ancient days Padang used to be a very important port city of Indonesia as it is located near the coalmines, whereas coal was in high demand in Europe and the other parts of the globe.

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