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Podcast: Sumatra

Podcast: Sumatra

Overview: Sumatra   Sumatra is the second largest (after Borneo) of the Greater Sunda Islands, in the Malay Archipelago. It is separated in the northeast from the Malay Peninsula by the Strait of Malacca and in the south from Java by the Sunda Strait. The island is subdivided into seven provinces: North Sumatra, Jambi, Riau, West Sumatra, South Sumatra, Bengkulu, and Lampung—plus the autonomous province of Aceh. The principal cities are Medan, Palembang, and Padang.     Sumatra […]

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