Natal, North Sumatra

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Natal is a town in Mandailing region, North Sumatra province, Indonesia. Batang Gadis National Park is located here. There is also a gold mining industry in the town. The name derives from tanah datar, "flat land" in Indonesian.

The alun-alun (central square) in Natal
A street in Natal
Traditional house near Natal
The hospital of Natal, formerly the office and residence of controleur Eduard Douwes Dekker a. k. a. Multatuli

Coordinates: 0°33′N 99°07′E / 0.550°N 99.117°E / 0.550; 99.117