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Jalan Batang Arau, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Padang, the capital of West Sumatra, was the most important city in Sumatra during the Netherlands East Indies era. The Dutch East Indies Company (VOC) established a fortified trading post in 1665 at Muara Padang on the estuary of the … Continue reading

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