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Central Sulawesi

Map of Central Sulawesi province within Indonesia
Map of Central Sulawesi province within Indonesia

Sulawesi Tengah (Central Sulawesi) is one of Indonesia's provinces located in the heart of Sulawesi Island. It was established on April 13, 1964.

Sulawesi Tengah with a total of 68,033.71 square kilometers 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.

Palu is the province's capital. Major cities in this province are:

See also Lindu, a collection of four indigenous communities.


Minimum temperatures 19.80- 22.60 C
Maximum temperatures 34.00- 37.00 C

Humidity 78 - 83 %


Year Population Density
1990 1,711,327 25
1995 1,938,071 28
2000 2,218,435 35

Population growth between 1990 and 2000: 2.57%

Last updated: 06-01-2005 21:54:15
Last updated: 09-12-2005 02:39:13