city and capital of North Sulawesi Province, Indonesia

Manado (Indonesian pronunciation: [maˈnado]) is the capital city of the Indonesian province of North Sulawesi. It is the second largest city in Sulawesi after Makassar, with 1.2 million living in the metropolitan area as of 2018.[1] The city is located near the Bay of Manado.[2]

Coat of arms


  1. "Sulawesi Utara Dalam Angka 2019".
  2. "In the shadows of volcanoes: Manado Bay and its harbour". Archived from the original on 10 January 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2010.