Makassar

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Makassar
City of Makassar
Kota Makassar
Other transcription(s)
 • Makassareseᨀᨚᨈ ᨆᨀᨔᨑ
Makassar CBD Skyline.jpg
FortRotterdam3.jpgMakassar, old harbour (6965255799).jpg
SahidJayaHotelMakassar.jpgMasjid Amirul Mukminin.jpg
TransStudioStreet.JPG
From top, left to right: Makassar skyline, Fort Rotterdam, Makassar Old Harbour, Sahid Jaya Hotel, and floating mosque of Amirul Mukminin, Trans Studio Street
Flag of Makassar
Flag
Official seal of Makassar
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"City of Daeng"; "Ujung Pandang"
Motto(s): 
Sekali Layar Terkembang Pantang Biduk Surut Ke Pantai
Makassar is located in Sulawesi
Makassar
Makassar
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
Makassar is located in Indonesia
Makassar
Makassar
Makassar (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 5°8′S 119°25′E / 5.133°S 119.417°E / -5.133; 119.417
Country Indonesia
RegionSulawesi
Province South Sulawesi
Founded9 November 1607
Government
 • MayorRudy Djamaluddin (officials)
Area
 • City199.3 km2 (77.0 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,689.89 km2 (1,038.57 sq mi)
Elevation
0–25 m (0–82 ft)
Population
 (2019 estimated[1])
 • City1,508,154
 • Density7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
2,696,242
 • Metro density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
 2017 decennial census
Demonym(s)Makassarian
Time zoneUTC+8 (Indonesia Central Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+8 (not observed)
Area code(+62) 411
Vehicle registrationDD
HDIIncrease 0.822 (Very high)
Website

Makassar (Indonesian pronunciation: [maˈkassar] (About this soundlisten)) is the capital of the Indonesian province of South Sulawesi. It is the largest city in the region of Eastern Indonesia and the country's fifth-largest urban center after Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, and Medan.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Makassar Municipality in figures 2019 - BPS 2019".
  2. Ministry of Internal Affairs: Registration Book for Area Code and Data of 2013 Archived 2017-08-28 at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Daftar 10 Kota Terbesar di Indonesia menurut Jumlah Populasi Penduduk". 16 September 2015.