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The wife of the local ruler , Rajah of Nasia from Taroetoeng , in traditional dress
A flood of Silindoeng (Silindung Valley) plain at Taroetoeng (1917)

Tarutung (Dutch: Taroetoeng) is a town in the Tapanuli Utara district and the seat (capital) of North Tapanuli Regency, North Sumatra, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Tarutung in Batak language means durian and town was named after the durian trees that grow there.

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Coordinates: 2°01′N 98°58′E / 2.017°N 98.967°E / 2.017; 98.967