Mamuju (city)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mamuju
Landscape of Mamuju
Landscape of Mamuju
Mamuju is located in Sulawesi
Mamuju
Mamuju
Location in Sulawesi and Indonesia
Mamuju is located in Indonesia
Mamuju
Mamuju
Mamuju (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 2°40′07″S 118°51′44″E / 2.66861°S 118.86222°E / -2.66861; 118.86222
Country Indonesia
RegionSulawesi
Province West Sulawesi
RegencyMamuju Regency
Founded14 July 1540
Elevation
390 m (1,280 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total107,864
Time zoneUTC+8 (Indonesia Central Time)
Area code(+62) 426
Websitekotamamuju.com

Mamuju is the capital of the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi.

Education[change | change source]

Education in Mamuju extends up to SMA III (Year 12) and people from surrounding areas (especially the area of Kalumpang) travel to Mamuju for schooling. Students must travel to larger towns like Makassar for higher education.

Agriculture[change | change source]

Agriculture in this area includes jackfruit, rambutan, durian, rice, and bananas.

Demographics[change | change source]

Most people in Mamuju are Muslim. There are many mosques. However, some Christians and Buddhists also live here.

Culture[change | change source]

There is a sandeq race every August from Mamuju to Makassar.

Sister cities[change | change source]

Mamuju has two sister cities:

Coordinates: 2°41′S 118°54′E / 2.683°S 118.900°E / -2.683; 118.900