Selayar Island

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Selayar Island is the main island of the Selayar Islands (Kepulauan Selayar). It lies off the coast of Cape Bira of South Sulawesi Province. The Selayar Straits separate it from the mainland of Sulawesi. Its main city is Benteng, towns Bonelohe, Padang, Barangbarang, over 50 miles long and very narrow; area, 248 mi². Benteng is the starting point for diving tours.

Nearby dive sites[edit]

From Benteng, there is:

See Selayar Islands for dive sites not in the immediate region around the island.

Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

Coordinates: 6°0′0″S 120°30′0″E / 6.00000°S 120.50000°E / -6.00000; 120.50000