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Sulawesi Barat
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Official seal of West Sulawesi
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Location of West SulawesiSulawesi Barat in Indonesia
Location of West Sulawesi
Sulawesi Barat in Indonesia
Coordinates: 2°41′S 118°54′E / 2.683°S 118.900°E / -2.683; 118.900Coordinates: 2°41′S 118°54′E / 2.683°S 118.900°E / -2.683; 118.900
Country Indonesia
CapitalMamuju
Government
 • GovernorAli Baal Masdar
 • Vice GovernorEnny Anggraeny Anwar
Area
 • Total16,787.18 km2 (6,481.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total1,284,620
 • Density76.5239/km2 (198.1959/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groupsMandarese (49,15%), Toraja (13,95%), Buginese (10,79%) Javanese (5,38%) [1]
 • Religion (2016)Islam (82.22%)
Protestantism (14.82%)
Roman Catholicism (1.47%)
Hinduism (1.25%)
Buddhism (0.04%)
Folk (0.19%)
Confuism (0.01%).[2]
 • LanguagesIndonesian, Mandar, Toraja, Bugis, Makasar language
Time zoneUTC+08 (CIT)
Vehicle registrationDC
HDIIncrease 0.636 (Medium)
HDI rank31st (2016)
Websitesulbarprov.go.id
www.malaqbi.com

West Sulawesi (Indonesian: Sulawesi Barat) is a province of Indonesia. It is on Sulawesi island. Its capital is Mamuju. The population was 1,158,651 in the 2010 Census. In 2014, the government reported the population as 1,284,620. The area of the province is 16,796.19 km2. The province was established in 2004. It separated from South Sulawesi.

Economy

Three women and two boys from West Sulawesi sell charcoal. Colonial period, 1937.

Main industries in the province are mining, agriculture and fishing.

Demographics

The population in the 2010 census was 1,158,651. 171,356 people live below the poverty line of Indonesia.[3]

Religion

Religion by Regency in West Sulawesi Province (2016)[2]
Regency/City Islam Christian(Protestant) Catholic Hinduism Buddhism Confucianism(Konghucu) Folk
Majene 99.75% 0.10% 0.10% 0.02% 0.03% 0.00% 0.00%
Mamasa 20.29% 70.80% 4.35% 2.92% 0.01% 0.01% 1.62%
Mamuju 81.61% 16.61% 0.87% 0.88% 0.02% 0.01% 0.00%
Central Mamuju 80.24% 12.90% 2.18% 4.57% 0.10% 0.01% 0.01%
Pasangkayu 86.98% 6.99% 1.83% 4.19% 0.01% 0.01% 0.00%
Polewali Mandar 96.00% 2.77% 1.00% 0.19% 0.04% 0.00% 0.00%
West Sulawesi 82.22% 14.82% 1.47% 1.25% 0.04% 0.01% 0.19%
Religion in West Sulawesi (2010 census)[4]
religion percent
Islam
  
82.66%
Protestantism
  
14.19%
Hinduism
  
1.38%
Roman Catholicism
  
1.04%
Others
  
0.56%
Not Asked
  
0.09%
Not Stated
  
0.03%
Buddhism
  
0.03%
Confucianism
  
0.02%

References

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