Map of South Sumatra province in Indonesia
South Sumatra or Sumatera Selatan is one of the provinces of Indonesia. It is on the island of Sumatra, and borders the provinces of Lampung to the south, Bengkulu to the west, and Jambi to the north. Just off the east coast are the islands of Bangka and Belitung, which were split from Sumatera Selatan province to form the new province of Bangka-Belitung in 2000.
The capital of Sumatera Selatan province is Palembang.