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A railway station in the city of Prabumulih, South Sumatra
Kota Nanas (Indonesian : Pineapple City)
Location within South Sumatra
|• Mayor||Ridho Yahya|
|• Vice Mayor||Andriansyah Fikri|
|• Total||421.62 km2 (162.79 sq mi)|
|• Density||410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC7 (Indonesia Western Time)|
|Area code||(+62) 713|
Prabumulih is a city in South Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 421.62 km² and had a population of 161,814 at the 2010 Census; the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 173,858. Geographically, this city is located at 3°25′58″S 104°14′8″E in the heart of the province, and is surrounded on all sides by Muara Enim Regency apart from a short stretch bordering Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency.
Prabumulih is divided into six districts (kecamatan), which are:
- Prabumulih Barat (West Prabumulih)
- Prabumulih Timur (East Prabumulih)
- Prabumulih Utara (North Prabumulih)
- Prabumulih Selatan (South Prabumulih)
- Rambang Kapak Tengah
Prabumulih is one of main producers of crude oil and natural gas in South Sumatra. The city is known as "kota nanas" (Pineapple City) because this is known as a centre for pineapple production in the region.
There used to be an airport in Prabumulih, which is no longer active.
- Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011
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