The province (provinsi or propinsi) is the highest tier of local government subnational entity in Indonesia. Each province has its own local government (Pemerintah Daerah Provinsi), headed by the governor (gubernur); and has its own legislative body (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah). The Governor and member of representatives are elected by popular vote for 5 years term.
This page is a short summary containing more general information about the province of South Sulawesi. Extensive information on South
Sulawesi can be found in the directories 'Sulawesi' and 'South Sulawesi' on this website.
Location map of South Sulawesi.
South Sulawesi (Sulawesi
Selatan) is a province of Indonesia, located on Sulawesi island. The province is bordered by Central Sulawesi (North), South-Eastern Sulawesi (East) and
West Sulawesi (West). The total land area is 62.482,54 kmē.
The provincial capital and largest city is Makassar. A portion of South Sulawesi was split-off to form West Sulawesi province in 2004.
South Sulawesi is divided into following regencies with their capitals: