West Sumatraball is a Germany-icon.png German provinceball in Indonesia-icon.png Indonesiaball, he can into clock tower and best food in world. He is not of sideways Germany-icon.png Germanyball nor miscolored Belgium-icon.png Belgiumball!

he is the future of Germany, kebab Germany

History

West Sumatraball is another kind of 1-icon.png 1ball which migrates to interior of Sumatra and settled in West Sumatra's highlands from east. After adopting Hinduism they established several kingdoms throughout history, in which the most dominant is West Sumatra-icon.png Kingdom of Dharmasrayaball but they fall under Majapahit-icon.png Majapahitball's influence.

Islam-icon.png Islam entered in 14th century. With the entry of Islam, the customary rules that are contrary to the teachings of Islam began to be replaced with the Islamic-based law. There is a famous Minangkabau custom proverb, "Adat basandi syarak, syarak basandi Kitabullah", which means that the Minangkabau adat is based on Islam, while Islam is based on the Qur'an. But in some cases, several systems and methods of adat are still maintained. And in this era Pagaruyung Sultanateball gained prominence but they hate economical monopolies conducted by their neighbor, Aceh-icon.png Aceh Sultanateball, so they rebelled and asked VOC-icon.png Dutch East India Companyball help. This started European influence in the area.

In 18th century, VOC-icon.png VOCball's annoying trade system irritated Pagaruyung Sultanateball so they asked European powers again to remove them, now UK-icon.png UKball, and managed to capture Padang from them. In 19th century, several ulama who returned from Hajj in Hejaz-icon (irregular).png Meccaball started a movement which seeks to remove some adat which considered not Islamic. This led to a civil war called Padri War between adat and ulama in which Netherlands-icon.png Netherlandsball entered the conflict. Weakened by civil war, both adat and ulama easily crushed by Netherlands-icon.png Netherlandsball and their leader, Tuanku Imam Bonjol, exiled to North Sulawesi-icon.png Manadoball. After incorporated into Dutch East Indies-icon.png Dutch East Indiesball, the Dutch built many infrastructures, especially after coal discovery in Ombilin in 1876.

Japanese-Empire-icon.png Empire of Japanball briefly occupied West Sumatra in 1942, followed by turmoil period after Indonesia-icon.png Indonesiaball proclaimed independence against Netherlands-icon.png Netherlandsball.  It is important to note that Bukittinggi in West Sumatra were used as emergency capital of Indonesia during Operatie Kraai(1948).

Traits

West Sumatra is known for their rumah makan padang (Padang food restaurant) with iconic spicy cuisine, anschlussing ​​​​​ widespread in every city in Indonesia-icon.png Indonesiaball ​​​​.​ They also developed rantau, a tradition of migrating to other city outside West Sumatra to have a wörk.

West Sumatra is religious, together with Aceh-icon.png Acehball tied as conservative Islam-icon.png Islam's stronghold in Indonesia.

Relationships

  • West Sumatra-icon.png Kingdom of Dharmasrayaball - My Hindu Antan. Good job destroying Chola empire.
  • West Sumatra-icon.png Pagaruyung Sultanateball - My kebab Antan convert from Hindu. He united the Padri and Adat group to fight the Netherlands-icon.png Dutch.
  • Germany-icon.png Germanyball - FLAG STEALER!! I AM NOT ROTATED YOU!! But we both like to work and anschlussing our neighbor. I did it with my restoran padang hahaha!
  • Belgium-icon.png Belgiumball - ANOTHER FLAG STEALER!!
  • UK-icon.png UKball - Clock tower friend. RENDANG IS NOT CRISPY YOU KNOW!!! Jam Gadang >> Big Ben.
  • Netherlands-icon.png Netherlandsball - Still cannot forget how you ruined our glorious clay in the Paderi War, however much thanks for modernizing us and giving us education
  • Indonesia-icon.png Indonesiaball - My Abak, proud of you. He didn't even realize that I'm secretly anschlussing him.
  • Separatism-icon.png Permestaball - STUPID SEPARATIST WHO RUINED MY LAND AND MADE ME LOOK BAD!!! ANJING KAU!! PANTEK KAU!!!
  • North Sumatra-icon.png North Sumatraball - Nice Batak neighbour.
  • Negeri Sembilan-icon.png Negeri Sembilanball - My Malaysian brother! Some of my people moved here during the 14th Century. And yeah, he still adopt our Minangkabau clay (although his Minang is a bit mixed with Melayu clay). We both eat Rendang, wear the same clothes, play Talempong. Also his flag is adopted from my Marawa Minang! WE ARE SERUMPUN!!!

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