Kingdom of Parit Batu / Prov. Sumatera Barat

The kingdom of Parit Batu was located on Sumatera, District Pasaman Barat, provinsi Sumatera Barat.
This kingdom was a kingdom of the Minangkabau People.

District Pasaman Barat


* Foto sultans and kings today on Sumatera: link
* Foto sultans and kings on Sumatera in the past: link

* Foto kingdoms in Simalungun area: link
* Foto small kingdoms in Aceh in the past: link

* Foto Minangkabau People: link
* Foto Batak People: link
* Foto old sites on Sumatera: link


About the king today (2020)

Heir of the kingdom of Parit Batu the 7th: Tuanku Hendri Eka Putra, S.E Daulat Yang Dipertuan Parit Batu Pucuk Adat Pasaman.

Yang di pertuan Daulat Parit Batu Pasaman, TK. Hendri Eka Putra.


History of the kingdom of Parit Batu

There is not much information about this kingdom.

The Kingdom of Daulat Parit Batu is located between two rivers, namely the Patoman river and the Tipo river. The establishment of this Kingdom is not certain. However, if you look at the historical and genealogical data of the kingdom of Parit Batu, the Parit Batu kingdom was founded during the Islamic period in West Sumatra. The indication is because the title Tuanku in Minangkabau is the highest degree of a person, who received religious education in Surau.

According to the seventh heir of the Sovereign Parit Batu Kingdom, Tuanku Hendri Eka Putra, S.E Daulat Yang Dipertuan Pucuk Adat Pasaman Rock, the Kingdom of Parit Batu was part of the Pagaruyung Kingdom


Old maps of Sumatera

For old maps of Sumatera (1565, 1588, 1598, 1601, 1616, 1620, 1707, 1725, 1760), klik here

Sumatera,  1707


Source (only indon. language)

– Sejarah kerajaan Parit Batu: http://www.duakotopas.com/2013/12/pasaman-dari-daulat-yang-dipertuan.html
– Sejarah kerajaan Parit Batu: https://pesona-minangkabau.blogspot.nl/2017/02/kerajan-kerajaan-yang-pernah-ada-di.html
– Tentang kerajaan Parit Batu: http://www.kompasiana.com/sulpandri/sejarah-nagari-sungai-aua-kab-pasaman-barat_54f67d80a33311f3158b4cfc


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