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Padang Panjang (sometimes written as Padangpanjang, and old known as Padang Pandjang in Dutch East Indies era, literally translated means long field, Jawi: ڤادڠ ڤنجڠ‎), is located in the cool highlands of West Sumatra, inland from the provincial capital Padang. It sits on a plateau beneath the volcanoes Mount Marapi and Mount Singgalang. It has an area of 23 km² and a population of about 50,000. It is located at 0°27′S 100°25′E / 0.450°S 100.417°E. Home to a famous performing arts conservatorium, Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia (STSI or "Indonesian College of the Art") Padang Panjang, the town stretches up the hill from the marketplace and central mosque, to the soccer field and bus terminal on up to STSI. The main road through Padang Panjang links coastal Padang and the highland capital, Bukittinggi. The town is also home to the Minangkabau Cultural Documentation and Information Center (Pusat Dokumentasi dan Informasi Kebudayaan Minangkabau - PDIKM).

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  • Living in Padang Panjang - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 70.5 (High)
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