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Central Sulawesi

province of Indonesia

Central Sulawesi (Indonesian: Sulawesi Tengah) is a province of Indonesia. It is at the center of the island of Sulawesi. The capital and largest city is Palu. The population was 2,633,420 in the 2010 census. In 2014, the government reported the population as 2,839,290. The area of Central Sulawesi is 61,841.29 km2 (23,877 sq mi)[1]

Central Sulawesi

Sulawesi Tengah
Central Sulawesi banner.jpg
City View Luwuk, Banggai Regency - panoramio (1).jpgLake Poso Festival.png
Teluk Palu, Sulawesi Tengah.jpgPantai Desa Sabo Ampana Tete - panoramio.jpg
Kadidiri, morning view (6972093459).jpgKawasan Cagar Budaya Lembah Behoa.jpg
From top, left to right : Madale Beach in Poso, City View of Luwuk, Lake Poso festival, Gulf of Palu, Sabo Beach in Ampana, Kadidiri Island in Kepulauan Togean National Park, Behoa Valley
Flag of Central Sulawesi
Flag
Official seal of Central Sulawesi
Seal
Motto(s): 
Maliu Ntinuvu (Palu)
(Unites All The Elements and The Potential that Exists)
Location of Central Sulawesi in Indonesia
Location of Central Sulawesi in Indonesia
Coordinates: 1°00′S 121°00′E / 1.000°S 121.000°E / -1.000; 121.000Coordinates: 1°00′S 121°00′E / 1.000°S 121.000°E / -1.000; 121.000
Country Indonesia
Founded13 April 1964
CapitalLambang Kota Palu.png Palu
Government
 • GovernorDrs. H. Longki Djanggola, M.Si (Gerindra)
 • Vice GovernorVacant
Area
 • Total61,841.29 km2 (23,877.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total2,839,290
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groupsButon (23%)
Kaili (20%)
Bugis (19%)
Tolaki (16%)
Muna (15%)
Gorontaloan (7%)
 • ReligionIslam (76.6%)
Protestantism (17.3%)
Roman Catholicism (3.2%)
Hinduism (2.7%)
Buddhism (0.16%)
 • LanguagesIndonesian (official)
Time zoneUTC+08 (Indonesia Central Time)
Postcodes
90xxx, 91xxx, 92xxx
Area codes(+62) 4xx
ISO 3166 codeID-ST
Vehicle registrationDN
HDIIncrease 0.681 (Medium)
HDI rank26th (2017)
Largest city by areaPalu – 395 square kilometres (153 sq mi)
Largest city by populationPalu – (335,297 – 2010)
Largest regency by areaMorowali Regency – 9,584 square kilometres (3,700 sq mi)
Largest regency by populationParigi Moutong Regency – (413,645 – 2010)
Websitehttp://www.sulteng.go.id/

ReferencesEdit

  1. Trends of the Selected Socio-Economic Indicators of Indonesia (PDF) (Report). Statistics Indonesia. August 2011. ISSN 2085-5664. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)