Nias Island


Nias Island lies about 125 km of west Sumatra Island on the Indian Ocean. It is part of North Sumatra Province. The water surround the island is great for sea activities, such as surfing and scuba diving. The people also have curious culture, which will enrich visitor's heart. The island has some prehistoric remains, which built on megalithic Stone Age, and considered came from the oldest megalithic culture in Indonesia.

The local call their land as Tano Niha or "land of the People", while the people calls them selves as Ono Noha. Ethnically, the Niasers are involved in to the Ptoto-Malay ethnic who once ever get with the Asian Proto-mongoloid world. Niasers speak a kind of language related to Malagasy. Because of the similarity in languages, custom, body size of the Niasers with the Bataks on Sumatra mainland, it is possible that the Niasers have derived from the Bataks.


Latest News

The Elegant Tor Tor Dance

1
Tor Tor Dance Tor-Tor dance is a traditional dance from Batak tribe in North Sumatra. At ancient times, the art of dancing in Batak land was a main media during the rite, and it still had mystical things. Moreover, the … Continue reading


Samosir Island, The Early Land Of Batak People

2
Samosir Island Everyone knows about Toba Lake or Danau Toba, which is one of the largest lake in the world, and the largest and the most popular destination in Indonesia. The lake is like a vast ocean approximately about 100 … Continue reading


Medan And Everything In It

3
Medan City of Medan, it is officially the capital of South Sumatra province. Medan is the largest fourth city after Jakarta, Surabaya and Bandung. Dated back to the early history, Medan was early build by Guru Patimpus Sembiring Pelawi in … Continue reading


Nias People And The Way They Upholding The Cultural Heritage

4
Nias Nias is another Indonesian ethnic group that live in North Sumatra, formerly in Nias Island. Nias island is one of significant island for tourism destination relating with its surfing spot, Nias traditional house and a famous Lompat Batu Nias … Continue reading


Hotel Deals of the Day
Hotel Deals of the Day
Powered by :
Interesting Links
Indonesia Map HD
javatours.com
bali-hotel.com
Bromo
borneoecotour.com