Place:Maluku, Indonesia

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NameMaluku
Alt namesMoluccassource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) VII, 747
TypeProvince
Coordinates5°S 130.0°E
Located inIndonesia
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Maluku Province is a province of Indonesia. It comprises the central and southern regions of the Maluku Islands. The main city and capital of Maluku province is Ambon on the small Ambon Island. The province has a population of (2010).

All the Maluku Islands were part of a single province from 1950 until 1999. In 1999 the northern part of Maluku (then comprising the Maluku Utara Regency, the Halmahera Tengah Regency and the City of Ternate) were split off to form a separate province of North Maluku.

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