Palembang City is the capital of South Sumatra Province one of the most developed provinces in the West of Indonesia. Sumatra is a big island divided into 10 provinces namely: Aceh, North Sumatra, Riau, Riau Island (Border with Singapore), West Sumatra, Jambi, Bengkulu, Bangka Belitung, South Sumatra and Lampung. The distance from Jakarta (Capital of Indonesia) is 1 hour by flight. The GMT Time is +7.
The currency is Rupiah (Rp). There are Rp.1000; 2000; 5000; 10.000; 20.000 and 100.000 notes. For exchange of currency, banks and hotels are conveniently located in all urban areas as well as at the airport. But the best rates are offered by money changers. The current Rate of Exchange is 1 USD approx. Rp.13.500.
Indonesian is the official language in Indonesia. Provinces have their own dialect. English are used in some places like hotel, mall etc.
1.4 Electricity Supply
|Average||Minimal||Maximal||Daily||Night||Day Minimal||Night Minimal||Day Maximal||Night Maximal|
|26°C (78.8°F)||24°C (75.2°F)||34°C (93.2°F)||31°C (87.8°F)||26°C (78.8°F)||25°C (77°F)||24°C (75.2°F)||34°C (93.2°F)||28°C (82.4°F)|
|Average Wind Speed||4 Km/H||Maximal Wind Speed||19 Km/H|
|Average Humidity||87 %||Average Air Pressure||982 Hpa|
|Longest Day||13' 20''||Shortest Day||12' 9''|