History of Padang City

History of Padang City

History of Padang City

History of Padang City

       As we know, the city of Padang is the capital of the province of West Sumatra. The city which is famous for the legend of Malin Kundang and Siti Nurbaya is directly adjacent to the sea and hills, so it automatically has a variety of interesting tourist attractions. (Also read : Legend of Semarang City)

       The city of Padang has a diverse culture, the types of people are also diverse, the customs are coded with sarak, sarak is codenamed Kitabullah that is the slogan of the Minang community that is inherent today. The city is very famous for its exceptional culinary delights.

       Not only domestically, Padang restaurants also exist in foreign countries with appetizing food menus, for example rendang. Besides the food, Padang also has a very thick culture.

       Well, you certainly want to know about the history of the City of Padang. The following is the history.

In the 14th century

       The Old City area in Padang was once one of the rantau areas which was established by nomads in the Minangkabau area of ​​the highlands or also called Darek. read more

History of Jakarta City

History of Jakarta City

History of Jakarta City

History of Jakarta City

       Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia. This metropolitan city is the only city in Indonesia that has provincial level status. Jakarta has an area of ​​approximately 661.52 km² (sea approximately 6,977.5 km²), with its population of 10,374,235 people (2017). The Jakarta metropolitan area (Jabotabek = Jakarta – Bogor – Tangerang – Bekasi), which has a population of around 28 million, is the largest metropolitan in Indonesia or the sixth in the world. (Also read : History the Name of Indonesia)

The Story

       Before being known as Jakarta, this port city was originally named Sunda Kelapa, but on June 22, 1527 Prince Fatahillah destroyed Sunda Kelapa and instead established the city of Jayakarta in this area. This date (June 22, 1527) is then set as the date of the establishment of the City of Jakarta.

       The city of Jayakarta developed as a busy port city, where traders from China, India, Arabia and Europe as well as from other countries exchanged goods or commodities. read more