Kingdom of Kota Pinang / Prov. Sumatera Utara

Sultanate of Kota Pinang: 1630 – 1946. Located in Sumatera, District of Labuhan Batu. Prov. North Sumatera.

District of Labuhanbatu

Provinsi North Sumatera


* Foto sultanate of Kota Pinang: link
* Foto remains of old palace Kota Pinang: link


History of the sultanate

Sultanate Kota Pinang was originally named the Sultanate of Pinang Awan. This Sultanate was founded by Batara Batara Sinomba or Gurga Pinayungan King Tuanku Nan Way, son of Sultan Alam Syaifuddin, from Pagaruyung Kingdom.

Dutch invaders entered the region Labuhan Batu in 1825.
Prior to entering the area Labuhan Batu, the system of government of Labuhan Batu was a monarchy. The Head of State was called Sultan or King, assisted by Bendahara Paduka Sri Maharaja, who served as Chief of daily administration (sort of the Prime Minister).
Sultanates in this region at that time consisted of four of kingdoms, namely:
1) Sultanate of Kota Pinang, based in the city of Kota Pinang,
2) Sultanate of Kualuh, located in Tanjung Pasir,
3) Sultanate of Panai based in Labuan Bilik,
4) Sultanate of Bila, located in Negeri Lama.
Plus a Half-Bestuur Kingdom Kampung Raja, located in Tanjung Medan.

Kingdoms in North Sumatera 19th century


List of kings

1. Sultan Batara Sinomba or Batara Gurga Pinayungan Tuanku Raja Nan Sakti
2. Sultan Mangkuto Alam
3. Sultan Syahir Alam
4. Sultan Mustafa Perkasa Alamsyah

– Sumber / Source: https://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kesultanan_Kota_Pinang#Daftar_Sultan


Palace of the sultanate

This palace was destroyed during the period of social revolution. that occurred around 1946. The throne of  Seripaduka Dipertuan Kotapinang Mustafa Mustafa Perkasa Alamsyah XII cold not be saved.
– Sumber: http://www.metrosiantar.com/news/asahan/2013/10/06/96346/istana-kotapinang-kian-memprihatinkan/

* Foto remains of the palace: link


Source (only indon. language)

– Sejarah kesultanan Kota Pinang di Wiki: Wiki
Sejarah kesultanan Kota Pinang:  http://idarosidadasopang.blogspot.co.id/2012/11/sejarah-kota-pinang.html
Sejarah kesultanan Kota Pinang:  http://sejarah-labuhanbatu.blogspot.co.id/2011/04/kerajaan-kotapinang.html
Daftar raja:  https://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kesultanan_Kota_Pinang#Daftar_Sultan
– Peninggalan kesultanan:  https://kotapinang.wordpress.com/2010/12/04/istana-kota-bahran-di-kotapinang-labuhanbatu-selatan-potensi-wisata-yang-tak-tergarap/
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Sejarah Kabupaten Labuhan Batu:  http://www.kemendagri.go.id/pages/profil-daerah/kabupaten/id/12/name/sumatera-utara/detail/1210/labuhan-batu
– Sejarah kerajaan-kerajaan di Labuhan Batu: http://earning-news.blogspot.co.id/2010/04/sejarah-labuhan-batu.html
– Sejarah Labuhanbatu: http://desahutagodang.blogspot.co.id/2011/11/sejarah-labuhan-batu.html