Makassar Travel Guide
Interesting Facts and Figures about Makassar city in Sulawesi.
- From 1971 to 1999 Makassar was named "Ujungpandang" or "Ujung Pandang" which literally means "end or tip of view"
- Makassar is The Largest City on Sulawesi Island, and
The fifth largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta, Surabaya, Bandung, and Medan
- Makassar City Area:
175.77 square kilometres (67.87 sq mi)
- Makassar Popullation:
1.334 million (2010)
- Nickname of Makassar: "Kota Daeng"
Motto: "Sekali Layar Terkembang Pantang Biduk Surut Ke Pantai" (Once the sail is raised, back to the shore is not an option)
- Makassar Football Club:
Persatuan Sepakbola Makassar (PSM)
- Time zone of Makassar: GMT+8 (or UTC+8)
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