Nias Island is an island located in the west of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The island is inhabited by a majority of Nias tribe (Ono Niha), which still has the megalithic culture. This area is an important tourist attraction such as surfing (surf), traditional house, diving, Fahombo (jump stone). Island with an area of 5,625 sq km has a population of 700,000 inhabitants. Nias has been split into four counties and one city, namely Nias, South Nias regency, West Nias, North Nias Regency, and GunungSitoli City. Nias has a worldwide reputation with the charm of the stone jumping and surfing activities. 2 meter high stone wall can be skipped by the local youth so easily. It is a treat in Nias famous attractions, you can find in the Bawomatauo Village. Tradition skip rocks on the island of Nias was born out of the habit of fighting between the villages of Nias Island community. In the village Bawatomataluo and Hilisimae, there is also a traditional war dance in which the dancers dressed in traditional costume with brightly colored bird feathers tied around their heads. In addition, surfing in Nias is one of the best in the world with huge waves that challenge, a matter which can also be found in Hawaii. In addition, Sitoli Mountain is a city that became one of the central tourism there. You can find the Nias Heritage Museum in the city with 6,500 collections of objects of cultural heritage of Nias Society. Along with Lake Toba, Nias Island are some of the tourist attractions in North Sumatra that is well known in foreign countries.
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