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Clockwise, from top left : Makassar Skyline Night, Bili-bili Reservoir, Tongkonan houses in
Toddo' Puli / ᨈᨚᨉᨚᨄᨘᨒᨗ
(Keep the faith)
Location of South Sulawesi in Indonesia
South Sulawesi (
The 2010 census estimated the population as 8,032,551 which makes South Sulawesi the most populous province on the island (46% of the population of Sulawesi is in South Sulawesi), and the sixth most populous province in Indonesia. By mid 2019 this was estimated to have risen to 8,819,500. The main ethnic groups in South Sulawesi are the
During the golden era of the spice trade, from the 15th to 19th centuries, South Sulawesi served as the gateway to the
Sulawesi was first inhabited by humans about 30,000 years ago. The archaeological remains of the earliest inhabitants were discovered in caves near limestone hills around
During the golden era of the spice trade, from the 15th to 19th centuries, South Sulawesi served as the gateway to the Maluku Islands.
At around the 14th century in South Sulawesi there were a number of small kingdoms, including two prominent ones, the
A Bugis queen later emerged to lead the resistance against the Dutch, who were busy dealing with the
Before the proclamation of the Republic of Indonesia, South Sulawesi consisted of a number of independent kingdoms' territory and was inhabited by four ethnic groups namely the Bugis, Makassar, Mandar, and Toraja.