Lampung is a province of Indonesia, located on the southern tip of the island of Sumatra and borders the provinces of Bengkulu and South Sumatra.
Area: 35,376 sq km or 13,359 sq miles. Population. Approaching 7 million, consisting of approx Javanese 62%, Sumatran 9%, Peminggir 6% and Pepadun and Malay each 4%.
Religion: Muslim 92%, Protestant, Catholic and Buddhist 1.8% each. Language. Predominantly Indonesian with the exception of members of the original "Lampung" tribe, who still speak their own distinct language from other people in Sumatra and even have their own alphabet.
Flights to Lampung
Nearby is one of the oldest reserves in Indonesia, Way Kambas National Park. It occupies 1300 sq km of coastal lowland forest and is home to endangered species of elephants, rhinos and tigers. The area of Way Kanan, a sub division of the park, is frequently visited by birdwatchers. There is also a rhino sanctuary. Take the opportunity and visit the Krakatau Monument, a memorial to the force of the 1883 eruption and resulting tidal wave. Tours of the volcano also start from here.
The region has a a thriving agricultural sector with main produce including Coffee beans, Cocoa beans, coconuts and cloves.