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A railway station in the city of Prabumulih, South Sumatra
A railway station in the city of Prabumulih, South Sumatra
Official seal of Prabumulih
Nickname(s): Kota Nanas (Indonesian : Pineapple City)
Motto: Seinggok Sepemunyian
Lokasi Sumatera Selatan Kota Prabumulih.svg
Prabumulih is located in Sumatra
Location of the city in South Sumatra
Coordinates: 3°25′58″S 104°14′8″E / 3.43278°S 104.23556°E / -3.43278; 104.23556
Country Indonesia
Province South Sumatra
 • Mayor Ir. Ridho Yahya, M.M
 • Total 421.62 km2 (162.79 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 173,857
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Area code(s) +62 713

Prabumulih is a city in South Sumatra, Indonesia. It has an area of 421.62 km² and had a population of 161,814 at the 2010 Census;[1] the latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 173,858. Geographically, this city is located at 3°25′58″S 104°14′8″E in the heart of the province, and is surrounded on all sides by Muara Enim Regency apart from a short stretch bordering Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency.

City borders[edit]

North Lembak District, Muara Enim Regency and Tanah Abang District, Penukal Abab Lematang Ilir Regency
South Rambang Lubai District, Muara Enim Regency
West Rambang Dangku District, Muara Enim Regency
East Lembak District and Gelumbang District, Muara Enim Regency

Administrative division[edit]

Prabumulih is divided into six districts (kecamatan), which are:

  • Cambai
  • Prabumulih Barat (West Prabumulih)
  • Prabumulih Timur (East Prabumulih)
  • Prabumulih Utara (North Prabumulih)
  • Prabumulih Selatan (South Prabumulih)
  • Rambang Kapak Tengah


Prabumulih is one of main producers of crude oil and natural gas in South Sumatra. The city is known as "kota nanas" (Pineapple City) because this is known as a centre for pineapple production in the region.


There used to be an airport in Prabumulih, which is no longer active.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 3°25′58″S 104°14′8″E / 3.43278°S 104.23556°E / -3.43278; 104.23556


  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011