Sumatra is an island in western Indonesia--the sixth largest island in the world--home to more than 50 million people. The Melayu Kingdom was a Southeast Asian kingdom that ruled much of Sumatra during the 7th century. The Malay people take their name from the Melayu Kingdom. The Melayu of Sumatra people cluster encompasses the Deli, Riau Malay, and Jambi peoples along with several smaller, related ethnic groups, almost all of whom follow Sunni Islam.
Peoples within this cluster:
Bangka; Belitung; Bonai; Haji; Jambi; Kubu; Lonchong; Malay, North Sumatra; Malay, Riau; Penghulu; Talang Mamak
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