Sulawesi (/ˌsuːləˈweɪsi/), also known as Celebes (/ˈsɛlɪbiːz, sɪˈliːbiːz/), is one of the four Greater Sunda Islands. It is governed by Indonesia. The world\'s eleventh-largest island, it is situated east of Borneo, west of the Maluku Islands, and south of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago. Within Indonesia, only Sumatra, Borneo and Papua are larger in territory, and only Java and Sumatra have larger populations.
The landmass of Sulawesi includes four peninsulas: the northern Minahasa Peninsula; the East Peninsula; the South Peninsula; and the Southeast Peninsula. Three gulfs separate these peninsulas: the Gulf of Tomini between the northern Minahasa and East peninsulas; the Tolo Gulf between the East and Southeast peninsulas; and the Bone Gulf between the South and Southeast peninsulas. The Strait of Makassar runs along the western side of the island and separates the island from Borneo.
Helloindonesia.id – Manado is one of the regions in the archipelago that has long lived in pluralism. This is not a mere figment, the article in the capital of North Sulawesi there is a temple that is about 300 years old called the Ban Hing Kiong temple. Etymologically, the name Ban Hing Kiong comes from […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – Sam Ratulangi whose full name is Gerungan Saul Samuel Jacob Ratulangi is one of the leaders of the Indonesian independence movement. Born in Tondano, North Sulawesi, in 1890, and died at the age of 58 years. Sam Ratulangi was known throughout his life as a national hero. Not only that, Sam Ratulangi is […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – In mid-1837, after several wars, the Dutch colonial government finally succeeded in apprehending Imam Bonjol, who then exiled him to several remote places in the archipelago. Until November 6, 1864, Imam Bonjol died in exile in Minahasa, North Sulawesi. Tuanku Imam Bonjol was then buried in Lota Village, Pineleng, Minahasa, North Sulawesi. To […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – Minahasa is part of the archipelago which is known to have a long history of existence. The long history of the ethnic groups that administratively inhabit the North Sulawesi region has formed a noble cultural order and has resulted in the creation of Minahasa traditional arts. To maintain and preserve traditional Minahasa culture […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – Their faces look fierce, with bulging eyes, and no smile. Armed with swords and spears, they leapt, back and forth, and swung their weapons swiftly. Looks like a warrior fighting to destroy the enemy. Not infrequently their actions surprise the people who see them so they shout: “arotei, okela” – oh no, gosh. […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – Almost all regions in Indonesia have their own special porridge. In Jakarta there is ase porridge, Cirebon has chicken porridge, in Aceh it is served with rumbi starch porridge, in Maluku there is sweet potato sago porridge, and in Kalimantan spicy porridge is served. Not to forget also in North Sulawesi. Here you […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – Most of Indonesia’s territorial waters are indeed famous for their underwater charm which has been famous to foreign countries. Clusters of coral and the diversity of marine life in Indonesian waters invites admiration for anyone who sees it. Spread over several regions of Indonesia, there are many spots that are often used as […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – Several regions in Indonesia make sago as one of the staple ingredients used for daily food needs, especially in the eastern part of Indonesia, sago is better known than rice which is very closely related to the staple food of the Indonesian people. Sago that can grow regardless of season, makes this staple […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – Talking about the underwater charm offered by Indonesian waters is endless. As one of the countries with the best dive points in the world, Indonesian waters have a diversity of marine life that adds to the richness of biodiversity in the Indonesian oceans. The Togean Islands, which are included in the Tojo Una-una […]Read More
Helloindonesia.id – In addition to the mountains, the beach is a location used for camping activities. Spending the night in a tent accompanied by the sound of nature produced by rolling waves that greet the shoreline and views of the clear sky studded with stars make camping on the beach an alternative activity that must […]Read More