Dharmasraya

Rumah Gadang Siguntur
Rumah Gadang Siguntur

Dharmasraya is a regency in West Sumatra with total area of 2,961.13 km2 and a population of approximately 170,440 people. It is located in the southeastern part of West Sumatra and shares land borders with two provinces: Jambi and Riau. In the past, this regency was the location of an independent Kingdom of Dharmasraya which came into power after the decline of the Kingdom of Srivijaya in 1025. Nowadays, the ruins from this era still exist and are preserved as historical sites, such as Padang Roco Temple, Pulau Sawah Temple, the Tomb of Raja Siguntur, Rumah Gadang Kerajaan Koto Besar traditional house, etc.