Kelang

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Kelang
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Geography
Location South East Asia
Archipelago Maluku Islands
Highest elevation 828 m (2,717 ft)
Highest point Tonu
Country

Kelang Island is an island in Central Maluku Regency, Maluku Province, Indonesia. It is a mountainous island located off the western tip of Seram Island, just east of Manipa. Kampung Sole, located on the northeastern side, is the largest village. Tono, the highest point in the island, is an old volcano.

Babi Island is a 6 km long island located between Kelang and Seram. It is a relatively low island close off Kelang's northeastern side, separated from Kelang and Seram by narrow straits.[1]

The inhabitants of Kelang speak the Luhu language, as well as Indonesian and Ambonese Malay.[2]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 3°12′S 127°44′E / 3.200°S 127.733°E / -3.200; 127.733