South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding

Written by on August 7, 2012 in Sulawesi Festivals with 0 Comments

South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding

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Makassar, (Buginese-Makassarese language: sometimes spelled Macassar, Mangkasara) is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the largest city on Sulawesi Island. From 1971 to 1999, the city was named Ujung Pandang, after a precolonial fort in the city, and the two names are often used interchangeably. The port city is located at 5°8′S 119°25′ECoordinates: 5°8′S 119°25′E, on the southwest coast of the island of Sulawesi, facing the Makassar Strait.

Its area is 175.77 km2 and has population of around 1.4 million.

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