Central Sulawesi


Central Sulawesi

Infobox Provinces of Indonesia
name=Central Sulawesi
country=Indonesia
logo=
motto=
capital=Palu
population=1820000
population_as_of = 2000
area_in_km2=68089.83
Time=WITA (UTC+8)
ethnicity=Butung (23%), Bugis (19%), Tolaki (16%), Muna (15%)
religion=Christianity,Islam,Hindu
language=Indonesia
governor=Bandjela Paliudju
site= [http://www.sulteng.go.id www.sulteng.go.id]


Central Sulawesi ("Sulawesi Tengah") is a province of Indonesia located in the heart of Sulawesi. It was established on April 13, 1964.

Central Sulawesi has an area of convert|68033|km2|sqmi|0|abbr=on and is surrounded by Gorontalo in the north, South Sulawesi and South East Sulawesi in the south, Maluku in the east, and the Makassar Strait in the west.

Regencies

The Central Sulawesi province is divided into several regencies and one municipality:

* Banggai
* Banggai Island
* Buol Regency
* Donggala Regency
* Morowali
* Parigi Moutong
* Poso Regency
* Tojo Una-Una
* Toli-Toli
* Palu (municipality)

Cities

Palu is the province's capital. Major cities are:
* Ampana
* Banggai
* Bungku
* Buol
* Donggala
* Kolonodale
* Luwuk
* Parigi
* Poso
* Toli-toli

Population


Population growth between 1990 and 2000: 2.57%

Climate and Natural Environment

Climate

*Minimum temperatures: 19.80- 22.60°C
*Maximum temperatures: 34.00- 37.00°C
*Humidity: 78 - 83%

Natural Environment

In the highlands several kilometers south of Palu, the Lore Lindu National Park was established. It is one of the little disturbed core areas of the global Wallacea biodiversity "hotspot".

ee also

*Lindu, a collection of four indigenous communities


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