Sulawesi:: Facts

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Bunaken. Children fishing on the reef with Manado Tua in the background. (Photo Bjorn Grotting)

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Bunaken. Children fishing on the reef with Manado Tua in the background. (Photo Bjorn Grotting)

Sulawesi is located east of Borneo, west of Maluku and has a common border with the Philippines to the north. The odd shape of the island naturally divides it into four provinces; South, Southeast, Central and North Sulawesi. The coastline is totally 5.630 km and the area about 189.070 sq. km. Highest mountain is Rantekombola, stretching to an altitude of 3.455 m above sea level.

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