Parapat

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Parapat
Village
View of Parapat from Lake Toba
View of Parapat from Lake Toba
Country Indonesia
Province North Sumatera
Regency Simalungun Regency
Subdistrict Girsang Sipangan Bolon
Elevation 900 m (2,960 ft)
Population (2000 Census)
 • Total 5,524
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Parapat is a small town in North Sumatra province on the edge of Lake Toba, on the Uluan Peninsula where it forms the narrowest eastern link to Samosir Island. It is the primary transit point by ferry for visitors going to Samosir Island, and connected via Trans-Sumatran Highway to Pematang Siantar by a 48 km road. Dody Administratively it is part of Simalungun Regency.

Interesting Place[edit]

  • Batu Gantung (Hanging Stone)
  • Soekarno Exile House
  • Parapat Ferry Harbour
Panoramic view of Parapat from Lake Toba

Coordinates: 2°039′028″N 98°056′021″E / 2.65778°N 98.93917°E / 2.65778; 98.93917