Maros Regency

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Maros Regency
Kabupaten Maros
Regency
Country Indonesia
Province South Sulawesi
Capital Maros
Area
 • Total 1,619.12 km2 (625.15 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 318,238
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Maros Regency is a regency of South Sulawesi Province of Indonesia. Almost all of the Regency lies within the official metropolitan area of the city of Makassar. The principal town lies at Maros.

Administration[edit]

Maros Regency is divided into fourteen Districts (Kecamatan), tabulated below with their 2010 Census population.[1]

Name Population
Census 2010
Mandai 35,044
Moncongloe 16,939
Maros Baru
(Maros Town)
23,987
Marusu 25,226
Turikale 41,319
Lau 24,201
Bontoa 26,573
Bantimurung 28,078
Simbang 22,209
Tanralili 24,456
Tompu Bulu 14,104
Camba 12,554
Cenrana 13,593
Mallawa 10,719

Twelve of the fourteen districts tabulated above lie within the official metropolitan area of the city of Makassar; the remaining two districts (Camba and Mallawa) lie outside that area.

The longest cave[edit]

The longest cave in Indonesia is Salukangkallang cave with 27-kilometer length. The cave location is Samangki Village Tourist Area (Kawasan Desa Wisata Samangki), but the entrance to the cave location sits in Labuaja village, which is a neighbour of Samangki village. Maros Regency is famous for its karst hill and cliff, which has a name of "The Spectacular Tower Karst".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biro Pusat Statistik, Jakarta, 2011.
  2. ^ "Wisata Gua Salukangkallang yang Menantang". January 5, 2012. 

Coordinates: 5°00′15″S 119°34′30″E / 5.00417°S 119.57500°E / -5.00417; 119.57500