Pitumpanua

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Pitumpanua
Kecamatan and town
Pitumpanua is located in Sulawesi
Pitumpanua
Pitumpanua
Location in Sulawesi
Pitumpanua is located in Indonesia
Pitumpanua
Pitumpanua
Location of the town in Indonesia
Coordinates: 3°48′0″S 120°20′9″E / 3.80000°S 120.33583°E / -3.80000; 120.33583Coordinates: 3°48′0″S 120°20′9″E / 3.80000°S 120.33583°E / -3.80000; 120.33583
Country  Indonesia
Province South Sulawesi
Regency Wajo Regency
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)

Pitumpanua is a small town and kecamatan in the Wajo Regency of South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The town is located on the eastern coast of South Sulawesi on the Gulf of Boni. The Keera River (Salo Keera) flows through this area and into the sea.[1]

History[edit]

Historically, Pitampanua was inhabited by the Wajo peoples who in the 18th century faced hostility in the region.[2]On September 5, 1915, a Christian mission was sent into Pitumpanua.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google. Google Maps (Map).
  2. ^ Leonard Y. Andaya (1981). The heritage of Arung Palakka: a history of South Sulawesi (Celebes) in the seventeenth century, Volumes 91-92. Volume 91 of Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Nijhoff. p. 143. ISBN 90-247-2463-5. 
  3. ^ M. Nijhoff (2000). Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde, Volume 156. Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Netherlands). p. 516.