Lampung, Simpang-kiri River

Simpang-kiri River


Simpang-kiri River (Indonesian: Sungai Simpangkiri, means: Left Junction River) is a river in southern Sumatra, Indonesia.[1] Tributaries include the Simpang-kanan River and the Renun River.

South Sumatra, Rawas River

Rawas River

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Rawas River is a river in Southern Sumatra, Indonesia.[1] It is a tributary of the Musi River.

Originally Musi Rawas included in Palembang keriesidenan region ( 1825-1966 ) . It is preceded by the fall of the Sultanate of Palembang and resistance Teak Fortress and Six Pasirah Pasemah width of government into the hands of the Dutch . Since that time the Dutch held da preparation of government expansion to the pit area of Palembang who successfully mastered . The system used is deconcentration . Then the residency of Palembang divided into defi target ( Cambodgien ) , namely :

    Cambodgien BanguAsin en Kubustreken , capital of Palembang .
    Cambodgien Palembangsche Beneden Landen , capital Balfour .
    Cambodgien Palembangsche Boven Landen , Lahat capital .

Cambodgien Palembangsche Boven Landen divided into several Onder Cambodgien ( Oafd ) :

    Oafd Lematang Ulu , Lahat capital .
    Land Oafd Pasemah , capital Bandar .
    Oafd Lematang Ilir , Muara Enim capital .
    High Cliff Oafd Four Lawang , High Cliff capital .
    Oafd Musi Ulu , capital Beliti Estuary .
    Oafd Rawas capital Surulangun Rawas .

Each Cambodgien headed by the Resident Asistent membawahai Onder Cambodgien headed Controleur ( Controller ) . Each Onder Onder Distric Cambodgien also oversees the Demat as leaders. Musi Rawas is at Cambodgien Palembangsche Boven Landen .

In 1907 , Onder Beliti and Muara Muara Distric Kelingi integrated into one Onder Onder Cambodgien Cambodgien the Ulu Musi . In 1933, the railway network Palembang Lahat Lubuk Linggau ( made ​​between 1928-1933 ) opened the Dutch government . This causes Oafd Capital moved Musi Ulu , Muara Beliti to Lubuk Linggau , which became the forerunner of the capital of Musi Rawas .

On February 17, 1942 , the Japanese occupied the city Lubuk Linggau and Chief Musi Ulu Oafd Controleur De Mey and aspirant Controleur his Ten Kate handed to Japan on April 20, 1943. Japan held the post of da agency changes into Japanese . The change that is the starting point of Musi Rawas Anniversary . Major changes include:

Onder Cambodgien replaced with the name of Ulu Musi Musi We headed Gunce Gun ( Guntuyo ) . While Oafd Rawas changed to Rawas Gun .

South Sumatra, Komering River

Komering River


Komering River is a river in northern Sumatra, Indonesia.[1] It is a tributary of the Musi River.

South Ogan Komering Ulu Regency is a regency of South Sumatra, Indonesia. The capital lies at Muaradua.[1]It borders Ogan Komering Ulu Regency, East Ogan Komering Ulu Regency and Muara Enim Regency to the north.[1]It also borders Lampung Province to the south and east and Bengkulu Province to the west.

South Sumatra, Musi River, Indonesia

Musi River, Indonesia


The Musi River is located in southern Sumatra, Indonesia.

It is about 750 kilometers long, and drains most of South Sumatra province. After flowing through Palembang, the provincial capital, it joins with the several other rivers, including the Banyuasin River, to form a delta near the city of Sungsang. The river, dredged to a depth of about 6.5 meters, is navigable by large ships as far as Palembang, which is the site of major port facilities used primarily for the export of petroleum, rubber, and coal.

The river mouth was the site of the SilkAir Flight 185 plane crash which killed all 104 passengers and crew on board in 1997.

South Sumatra, Banyuasin River

Banyuasin River


Banyuasin River (Indonesian: Sungai Banyuasin, means: Salty Water River) is a river in southern Sumatra, Indonesia

Speed ​​Boat dock Close With the Ampera Bridge Riverside Restaurant Towards Banyuasin

Jambi, Batang Hari River

Batang Hari River

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The Batang Hari (Sungai Batanghari) is the longest river in Sumatra,[citation needed] Indonesia. It originates in the Minangkabau highlands and flows to the east coast of Sumatra. Trans-Sumatran Highway (AH25) crosses the river at the city of Jambi is located at near the mouth of the river.

West Sumatra, Sinamar River

Sinamar River


Sinamar River is a river in northern Sumatra, Indonesia.[1] It is a tributary of the Indragiri River.

The suspension bridge is a connection between the length and Nan lareh Jorong Jorong Subarang Aia . In fact the only bridge between the ellipse and the nearest access to the public to get to market , schools , health centers and sub-district office lareh Halaban Sago .

In addition , the suspension bridge is usually used by residents for connecting transport their agricultural produce of the fields and gardens . Revelation ( 28 ) a local farmer sesegeranya hope that the district government to make improvements to the bridge .

” This bridge is the nearest access for residents to go to the sub-district office , school and health center . The bridge collapse , menyebabkabkan activity becomes disturbed residents . Residents must rotate about 8 miles to get to the other side , “said Anton ( 36 ) , a local resident .

Recognition of local residents , a few months before the collapse of a wooden bridge , the condition is very poor , even pondasinyapun start Terban and steadily eroded by the strong flow of water Trunk Sinamar .
Every week , the two resident ellipse always worked together to repair the bridge was made ​​in 1981 . Residents only use makeshift tools to repair the wooden bridge has a length of approximately 50 meters.

” We hope citizens , local governments Fifty Cities immediately build a permanent bridge in our area . So that people can return normar activities , “said Anto . ( DDG )

Riau, Indragiri River

Indragiri River

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The Indragiri River is a river in Sumatra, in the Indonesian province of Riau. It is formed from the union of the Ombilin River and the Sinamar River, and empties into the Strait of Malacca.

Riau, Kampar River

Kampar River

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Kampar River on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia originates in the mountainous Bukit Barisan of West Sumatra, and empties into the Malacca Strait on the island’s eastern coast. It is a well-known river surfing destination because of its tidal bore known as Bono,[2][3] caused by sea water from a high tide flowing upstream into a wide, shallow, and rapidly narrowing channel against the normal flow of the river water.



The river is the confluence of two tributaries of almost equal size: Kampar Kanan River (or Right Kampar), and Kampar Kiri River (or Left Kampar). Kampar Kanan River passes through Lima Puluh Kota Regency and Kampar Regency, while Kampar Kiri River passes through Sijunjung Regency, Kuantan Singingi Regency, and Kampar Regency. The tributaries meet in the Langgam subdistrict, Pelalawan Regency, before flowing into the Malacca Strait as the Kampar River.[4][5] Koto Panjang, an artificial lake upstream of the river, is used to power a hydroelectric generating plant with a capacity of 114 MW.[6]

Bono tidal bore


The Kampar River widens as it approaches the sea, and its water volume increases as it is joined by various other tributaries.[1] During the rainy season, normally November to December,[7] the volume of river water is greatly increased, and the river’s shallow estuary becomes even wider. Upstream the river’s cross section changes suddenly, becoming much narrower, which encourages the generation of large tidal bore/waves called Bono, caused by high tides flowing upstream meeting the river water flowing downstream.[8] The waves can travel from the sea at speeds of up to 40 kilometres per hour (25 mph), and when sea water at full tide combines with heavy rain upstream they can reach a height of 4–6 metres (13–20 ft), accompanied by a loud roaring sound and strong winds.[1][9]

Bono waves can persist for four hours or more, and travel as far upstream as Tanjung Pungai, Meranti, Pelalawan Regency, 60 kilometres (37 mi) inland.[6] Bono is not just one wave but a series of many, sometimes on the left and right river banks and at other times in the middle of the river. Surfing the Bono waves is difficult, owing to the quantity of mud in the river.[9]

The large number of ships sunk in the Kampar River’s estuary has been attributed to the Bono waves, called by locals as “Seven Ghosts”,[10] considered to be the incarnation of the seven evil spirits. Although they still used the river as the ground for boating agility tests.[9]

The river is inhabited by crocodiles,[10] hence the surfers are usually escorted by rescue boats for their safety.[2]

Bono location

Bono wave can be seen in many location of Kampar river, such as: Tanjung Sebayang, Pulau Muda, Teluk Meranti and Tanjung Pungai, all of them in Pelalawan Regency. The location can be reached from Pangkalan Kerinci within 4 hours by car, or 3 hours by speedboat. Pangkalan Kerinci can be reached within 90 minutes by car from Pekanbaru or Pekanbaru international airport.[9] The river can also be reached via nearby Singapore.[11] Bono location is not far from Tesso Nilo National Park and Kerumutan Natural Reserve and local government also planned to extend Bono tourist attraction with ecotourism.[7]