Sungai Durian, Solok

Sungai Durian
Village
Sungai Durian is located in Indonesia
Sungai Durian
Sungai Durian
Coordinates: 0°50′05″S 100°47′21″E / 0.834684°S 100.789261°E / -0.834684; 100.789261Coordinates: 0°50′05″S 100°47′21″E / 0.834684°S 100.789261°E / -0.834684; 100.789261
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceWest Sumatra
RegencySolok
DistrictIX Koto Sungai Lasi
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total662
Postal code
27388[2]

Sungai Durian, or "Durian River", is a village in the district of IX Koto Sungai Lasi, Solok Regency in the province of West Sumatra, Indonesia.[2] The village had 662 inhabitants as of the 2010 census.[1]

Events

A barefoot futsal tournament was held in the village in July 2015 between KKN students and local youth, the Sungai Durian Cup. At one point play was almost interrupted by a wandering buffalo.[3] In July 2016, towards the end of Ramadan, a dispute broke out between villagers of Sungai Durian and the neighboring village of Bukit Bais. Police intervened and managed to prevent violence.[4]

In January 2017 two women drowned when they slipped into what was said to be an abandoned open-pit gold mine in the village with a depth of about 4 metres (13 ft). Police would not confirm that the pool was an excavated mine, and said that if it was a mine they did not know when the mining was done.[5] The mine would be illegal under the constitution, but presumably its presence was known by the local people and the police.[6]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Population of Indonesia by Village: 2010, p. 336.
  2. ^ a b Kode POS Desa Sungai Durian.
  3. ^ Sungai Durian Cup, Duel Pemuda dan Mahasiswa KKN.
  4. ^ Pemuda Bukit Bais dan Sungai Durian ...
  5. ^ Ibu Dan Anak Tenggelam Di Bekas Galian Tambang Emas.
  6. ^ Risko Mardianto 2017.

Sources

  • "Ibu Dan Anak Tenggelam Di Bekas Galian Tambang Emas", Anta-news (in Indonesian), 9 January 2017, retrieved 2017-01-23
  • "Kode POS Desa Sungai Durian", kodepos.nomor.net (in Indonesian), retrieved 2017-01-23
  • "Pemuda Bukit Bais dan Sungai Durian Kabupaten Solok Nyaris Cakak Banyak", Harian Haluan (in Indonesian), 6 July 2016, retrieved 2017-01-23
  • Population of Indonesia by Village: Result of 2010 Population Census (PDF), Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS - Statistics Indonesia), archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-02-07, retrieved 2017-01-23
  • Risko Mardianto (11 January 2017), "Tragedi Sungai Durian, Eksplorasi Alam yang Luput Dari Perhatian Aparat", Portal Berita Editor, retrieved 2017-01-23
  • "Sungai Durian Cup, Duel Pemuda dan Mahasiswa KKN", Genta Andalas (in Indonesian), 26 July 2015, retrieved 2017-01-23
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