Mamuju (city)

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Mamuju
Mamuju is located in Sulawesi
Mamuju
Mamuju
Location of the city on Sulawesi
Coordinates: 2°40′07″S 118°51′44″E / 2.66861°S 118.86222°E / -2.66861; 118.86222
Country Indonesia
Province West Sulawesi
Regency Mamuju Regency
Founded 11 July 1540
Elevation 390 m (1,280 ft)
Population
 • Total 15,000
Time zone CIT (UTC+08)
Area code(s) 0426

Mamuju is the capital of the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi. The city was formerly part of South Sulawesi province.

Education[edit]

Education in Mamuju extends up to SMA III (Year 12) and people from surrounding areas (especially the area of Kalumpang) will travel to Mamuju to further their education.[citation needed] For students that wish to pursue a tertiary education must travel to larger towns like Makassar.[citation needed]

Agriculture[edit]

Agriculture in this area includes jackfruit, rambutan, durian, rice, and bananas.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

Like many places in West Sulawesi, Mamuju is a predominantly Muslim city, with many mosques. However, Christianity has established a presence with several churches in this town. Buddhism is an extremely small contingent of the peoples faith and Hinduism is realistically a blend of adat and Islam.[citation needed]

Sister Cities[edit]

Coordinates: 2°41′S 118°54′E / 2.683°S 118.900°E / -2.683; 118.900