Place:Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia


NameSulawesi Selatan
Alt namesSouth Sulawesi
South Celebessource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XI, 363-364
Sulawesi Selatansource: Wikipedia
Coordinates3.5°S 120.0°E
Located inIndonesia     (1950 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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South Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia. It is mostly located on the southern peninsula of Sulawesi. The Selayar Islands archipelago forms part of the province.

The 2010 census recorded the province's population as 8,032,551 – making it the most populated province in Sulawesi (46% of the population of Sulawesi is in South Sulawesi), and the sixth most populated in Indonesia. Its capital, Makassar, is a major regional center and the largest city on the island; it is situated on the western side of Sulawesi's southern peninsula.

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