Boano

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For the Italian coachbuilder, see Felice Mario Boano.
Boano
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Geography
Location South East Asia
Archipelago Maluku Islands
Highest elevation 624 m (2,047 ft)
Country

Boano Island is an island in Central Maluku Regency, Maluku Province, Indonesia. It is located off the northern coast of the Hoamoal Peninsula at the western end of Seram Island. The inhabitants speak the Boano language, Luhu, as well as Indonesian and Ambonese Malay.[1]

Pua Island, highest point 403 m, is located close off Boano's northwestern tip.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ethnologue 15 report for Indonesia (Maluku)
  2. ^ Pub164, 2004 Sailing Directions (Enroute): New Guinea

Coordinates: 2°59′S 127°55′E / 2.983°S 127.917°E / -2.983; 127.917