Kingdom of Samaskuta / Prov. Sumatera Barat

Kingdom of Samaskuta is located in Sumatra, West Sumatra province, near the Lake of Singkarak.
This kingdom existed in the 5th century.

Lake of Singkarak

Line history kingdoms on Sumatera: link

Foto kingdoms / sultanates on Sumatera

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

Video history of the kingdoms / sultanates on Sumatera

* Video history kingdoms on Sumatera, 75.000 BC – today: link
* Video history kingdoms on North Sumatera, 0 AD – today: link
Video history kingdoms on West Sumatera, 0 AD – today, link

History of the kingdom of Samaskuta, 5th century.

The kingdom of Samaskuta was a kingdom in West Sumatra, precisely near Lake Singkarak today. Not yet is known more about the beginning of this kingdom. However, this kingdom is known to have existed before the eruption of Krakatau in the 5th century. In the Pararaton is mentioned the name of the king, who ruled in the Kingdom of Samaskuta in 416, it was King Sangkala.


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