West Sulawesi

Infobox Provinces of Indonesia
name = West Sulawesi
country=Indonesia
logo=
motto =
capital=Mamuju
population=938254
population_as_of=
area_in_km2= 16796.19
Time=UTC+8
ethnicity =
religion = Islam(83,1%), Christianity(14,36%), Hindu(1,88%), Buddhism(0,04%)
language = Indonesian, Mandar, Toraja, Bugis, Makkasar
governor=Anwar Adnan Saleh
site=http://www.sulbar.com

West Sulawesi or Sulawesi Barat (short form Sulbar) is a province of Indonesia, created in 2004. It is on the island of Sulawesi (formerly, Celebes) and includes the regencies ("kabupaten") of Polewali Mandar, Mamasa, Majene, Mamuju, and Mamuju Utara, which were formerly part of South Sulawesi. The area of the province is 16,796.19 km². Its economy consists mainly of mining, agriculture and fishing. Its capital is Mamuju.

Administrative Divisions

Sulawesi Barat is divided into the following regencies :
* Mamuju Regency
* North Mamuju Regency
* Majene Regency
* Polewali Mandar Regency
* Mamasa Regency

External links

* [http://www.sulbar.com/open.php?page=Sejarah History of Sulawesi Barat]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • West Sulawesi — noun A province of Indonesia …   Wiktionary

  • West Nusa Tenggara — Nusa Tenggara Barat   Province   …   Wikipedia

  • West-Celebes — Sulawesi Barat Basisdaten Fläche: 16796 km² Einwohner: 904000 Bevölkerungsdichte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sulawesi Barat — Basisdaten Fläche: 16.796 km² Einwohner: 1.158.33 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sulawesi — Politische Karte Sulawesis Gewässer Pazifischer Ozean Inselgruppe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sulawesi — Infobox Islands name = Sulawesi image caption = Provincial Division native name = native name link = locator location = South East Asia coordinates = coord|2|08|S|120|17|E|type:isle archipelago = Greater Sunda Islands area = 174,600 km² rank =… …   Wikipedia

  • West African Shaggy Rat — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Sulawesi Occidentale — Sulawesi occidental Sulawesi occidentale Administration Pays  Indonésie Type Province …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sulawesi Ouest — Sulawesi occidental Sulawesi occidentale Administration Pays  Indonésie Type Province …   Wikipédia en Français

  • West-Irian Jaya — Papua Barat Basisdaten Fläche: 56515 km² Einwohner: 514000 Bevölkerungsdichte …   Deutsch Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.