Aceh – Aceh discovered in the Northwest of Sumatra Island with the area of around 57.365.57 km2 or 12.26% of the size of Sumatra Island. It consists of 119 islands, 73 significant rivers, and two lakes. Aceh is enclosed by Malacca Strait in the north, North Sumatra Province in the east, the Indian Ocean in the south side and the west side.
Banda Aceh is a capital of Aceh. Aceh was long recognized for the desire for political independence from Indonesia. The unforgettable moment is when December 24, 2004, the tsunami hit the shoreline of Aceh. The Acehnese welcomed and accepted the help offered by outside donors and communities in the restoration and rehab of the province.
The significant death also affected the thinking of political figures of the area, and the Aceh Government ended up being more open up to peace talks. The 29 year long battle for appropriate control consequently ended with the Helsinki Peace Agreement, which was confirmed on 15 August 2005, and the decision to remain a province of Indonesia.
Given that then, the peace process has been rather smooth, without significant occurrences. The AAM (Aceh Monitoring Mission) supported by the EU to oversaw the process. There are a variety of primary towns, among them: Banda Aceh (capital), Lhokseumawe, Meulaboh, Sigli, and Langsa. Also, the Weh Island or most people were known as Sabang, thought about a diving and snorkeling paradise, belongs to this Syariah area.
Aceh is abundant of events, destination and unique cultures that will captivate anybody. Aceh is also rich in natural appeal, waves and sea garden which appropriates for diving. A few of the most beautiful Aceh tourism and archaeological sites and beaches were harmed by the enormous earthquake and tsunami in December 2004.
Aceh best things to do – There are so many things to do that you can do if you visiting Aceh. But, we will tell you some popular things to do in Aceh as listed below.
- Visiting and take a picture in Baiturrahman Mosque.
- Surfing in Simeulue and Lampuuk Beach.
- Diving and Snorkeling in Pulau Weh.
- Visit a beautiful Tsunami Museum to remember Tsunami in 2004.
- You can enjoy many beautiful beaches in all Aceh area.
- Visit Banyak Islands, a beautiful island that consists more than 90 small islands.
- Aceh is a coffee paradise, enjoy a perfect coffee in Aceh.
And many more things to do in Aceh.