Peleng

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Peleng
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Geography
LocationSouth East Asia
Coordinates1°24′S 123°10′E / 1.400°S 123.167°E / -1.400; 123.167
Area2,406 km2 (929 sq mi)
Highest elevation1,100 m (3,600 ft)
Highest pointUnnamed
Administration
Indonesia
ProvinceCentral Sulawesi
Demographics
Population109,319 (2010)

Peleng is an island off the southeast coast of Sulawesi, Indonesia and is the largest island of the Banggai Islands (Kepulauan Banggai). It is surrounded by the Banda Sea and Molucca Sea and has an area of 2,406 km².

There are five district capitals on the island being Bulagi, Tataba, Liang, Salakan and Sambiut. The majority of people on this Peleng Island make their living planting coconuts, sweet potatoes, or fishing. The island's largest towns are Basiano and Bonganang.

Some of the smaller islands surrounding Peleng of the Banggai Islands group are Banggai Island, Bowokan, Labobo, Kebongan, Kotudan, Tropettenando, Timpau, Salue Besar, Salue Kecil, Masepe, and Bangkulu.

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