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

* 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

History of the kingdom of Samaskuta

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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