Makasar

Makasar

About Makasar

Makassar sometimes spelled Macassar, Mangkasara 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 58S 11925ECoordinates: 58S 11925E, on the southwest coast of the island of Sulawesi, facing the Makassar Strait. Its area is 175.77km2 and has population of around 1.4 million.