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Makassar

Administration
Full nameMakassar
Official nameCity of Makassar
Native nameᨀᨚᨈ ᨆᨀᨔᨑ
Kota Makassar
MottoSekali Layar Terkembang Pantang Biduk Surut Ke Pantai
CountryIndonesia
ProvinceSouth Sulawesi
CityNovember 9, 1607 belasan
Government
MayorIr.H.Ilham Arief Sirajuddin,MM.
Deputy MayorSupomo Guntur
Geography
Total Area67.8 sq mi (175.77 km2)
Demography
Total Population1334090 (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneWITA (UTC+8)
- Summer (DST)not observed (UTC+8)
Area code+62 411

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Makassar, (Makassarese language: ᨀᨚᨈ ᨆᨀᨔᨑ sometimes spelled Macassar, Mangkasar) is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the largest city on Sulawesi Island. From 1971 to 1999, the city was named Ujung Pandang, after a precolonial fort in the city, and the two names are often used interchangeably. The port city is located at , on the southwest coast of the island of Sulawesi, facing the Makassar Strait.

Its area is 175.77 km2 and has population of around 1.4 million.


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