Pematang Siantar

Pematang Siantar

Pematangsiantar (sometimes written as Pematang Siantar, acronym PS or P. Siantar, colloquially just Siantar),[1] is an independent city in North Sumatra, Indonesia, surrounded by, but not part of, the Simalungun Regency. Pematangsiantar formerly had the status of a second level district (daerah tingkat dua) and has recently been elevated to Kota (City) - its population was 219,319 in the 1990 Census, 242,756 in the 2000 Census,[2] and 240,787 in the 2010 Census,[3] making it the second largest city in the province after the provincial capital Medan.

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