About Makassar


Makassar was known with name Jumpandang or Ujung Pandang, in since 1999, October 13 renamed back to Makassar which also known as Anging Mammiri (the wind blow smoothly).

Geographically, Makassar City is located in west coastal area of South Sulawesi  on 119° 18' 27,97" to 119° 32'31, 03" East Longitude and 5° 30'18" - 5° 14' 49" South Latitude. This City lais the 0.25 m from the sea level, the temperature is between 22°c-32°c. It has 32 Km coast line and about 175.77 Km2 in widht. It consists of 14 districts with 143 political districts.



Geographically, Makassar City is located in west coastal area of South Sulawesi  on 119° 18' 27,97" to 119° 32'31, 03" East Longitude and 5° 30'18" - 5° 14' 49" South Latitude. This City lais the 0.25 m from the sea level, the temperature is between 22°c-32°c. It has 32 Km coast line and about 175.77 Km2 in widht. It consists of 14 districts with 143 political districts.

Two great rivers frame this city, they are Tallo River empties into north part of city and jeneberang River empties into South part of city. This City borders on Maros Regency on north and east, Gowa Regency on south and Pangkajene Kepulauan on west and North, in Makassar Straits Waters. These island are group of 12 coral island. it is part of group of coral; siland or called spermonde islands. 

Government of Makassar is cahired by a Major with all of staff different departments. The Major of Makassar now is Mr. Moh. Ramdhan Pomanto.