About West Sulawesi
West Sulawesi Province is a division of South Sulawesi Province, now the 33rd Province which was inaugurated since October 5, 2004. Geographically, this province is located in a cross position of the Golden Triangle of South Sulawesi, East Kalimantan and Central Sulawesi, and directly faces the sailing route national and international straits of Makassar.
The topographic condition of West Sulawesi Province consists of the sea, lowlands, and highlands, making it possible to have fertile land. The climate in this region is generally tropical. Mamuju is the capital of West Sulawesi Province which holds a million treasures. Starting from a very strategic location, vast territory to abundant natural wealth. Mamuju is the provincial capital which is administratively divided into 5 districts namely Polewali Mandar, Mamasa, Majene, Mamuju, and North Mamuju Regencies.
Polewali Mandar Regency has a maritime culture characteristic that you should visit the beauty of its islands which are scattered along the Polewali coast. There is also Palippis Beach as one of the attractions of the coast also offers the beauty of the natural panorama of the sea which is very exotic.
The Mandar people have been known for centuries because of their abilities as capable sailors. They dominate this region, but you can also find Toraja, Bugis, Makassarese, Javanese, and other tribes here. Mandar tribe (49.15%), Toraja (13.95%), Bugis (10.79%), Javanese (5.38%), Makassar (1.59%) and others (19.15%). By using sandeq ships, Mandar residents sailed to all regions of Indonesia and even reached neighboring countries such as Malaysia and Australia. Meanwhile, people who live in the mountains have the same culture as the Toraja, especially their home architecture, language, clothing, and traditional ceremonies. What is quite typical of the Mandar people in Polewali Mandar Regency is the variety of traditional rituals that also offer cultural warmth and splendor.
West Sulawesi has fantastic natural attractions from unspoiled mountain views, the uniqueness of community culture, as well as the vast array of attractions scattered on the coast and mountains. This is a suitable place to channel your adventurous spirit.