Riau, Indonesia Genealogy

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Riau, Indonesia

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Riau is located in the central eastern coast of Sumatra. It covers an area of 87,023.66 km2 (33,600.02 sq mi). The province's capital is Pekanbaru.

Riau is rich in natural resources such as petroleum, natural gas, rubber, pail oil and fibre plantations. It is a very diverse province, with many ethnic groups such as Malay, Minangkabau, Chinese and Batak. Riau is led by a governor elected for a 5-year term. [1]

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