West Sumatraball is a German province in Indonesia-icon Indonesiaball, he can into clock tower and best food in world. He is not of sideways Germany-icon Germanyball!


West Sumatraball is another kind of 1-icon 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 Kingdom of Dharmasrayaball but they fall under Majapahit-icon Majapahitball's influence.

Islam-icon 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 Aceh Sultanateball, so they rebelled and asked VOC-icon Dutch East India Companyball help. This started European influence in the area.

In 18th century, VOC-icon VOCball's annoying trade system irritated Pagaruyung Sultanateball so they asked European powers again to remove them, now UK-icon UKball, and managed to capture Padang from them. In 19th century, several ulama who returned from Hajj in Hejaz-icon (irregular) 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 Netherlandsball entered the conflict. Weakened by civil war, both adat and ulama easily crushed by Netherlands-icon Netherlandsball and their leader, Tuanku Imam Bonjol, exiled to North Sulawesi-icon Manadoball. After incorporated into Dutch East Indies-icon Dutch East Indiesball, the Dutch built many infrastructures, especially after coal discovery in Ombilin in 1876.

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


West Sumatra is known for their rumah makan padang (Padang food restaurant) with iconic spicy cuisine, anschlussing ​​​​​ widespread in every city in Indonesia-icon 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 Acehball tied as conservative Islam-icon Islam's stronghold in Indonesia.


  • West Sumatra-icon Kingdom of Dharmasrayaball - My hindhu Antan. Good job destroying Chola empire.
  • West Sumatra-icon Pagaruyung Sultanateball - My kebab Antan convert from hindhu. He united the Padri and Adat group to fight the dutch.
  • Germany-icon Germanyball - FLAG STEALER!! but we both like to work and anschlussing our neighbor. I did it with my restoran padang hahaha
  • UK-icon UKball - Clock tower friend. RENDANG IS NOT CRISPY YOU KNOW!!! Jam Gadang >> Big Ben.
  • Netherlands-icon 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 Indonesiaball - My Abak, proud of you. He didn't even realize that I'm secretly anschlussing him.
  • North Sumatra-icon North Sumatraball - nice neighbour.
  • Negeri Sembilan-icon Negeri Sembilanball - Some of my people moved here.


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