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    Sulawesi (Celebes)  Indonesia

Location
Lat 2° 0' 0S Long 121° 0' 0E  Sulawesi is part of the Sunda Islands, located between Borneo to the northwest and the Molucca Islands (Maluku) to the east. Sulawesi includes several peninsulas: Minahassa Peninsula that forms the northernmost arm, East Peninsula and the South Peninsula and Southeast Peninsula. Borders the Celebes Sea to the north, Molucca Sea to the east, Gulf of Tomini, Banda Sea to the southeast and the Makassar Strait to the west. Named Celebes Island by the Portuguese, and known by this name prewar and during the Pacific War. Today, known as Sulawesi.

Wartime History
Occupied by the Japanese during January 1942. Attacked by Allied aircraft during the war. Bypassed by Allied ground forces, the area was occupied by the Japanese for the duration of the war.

  Borders Menado Bay  Borders Menado Bay  Volcano near the eastern tip of the Minahassa Peninsula  Located on the southern shore of Lae Tondano  Located on the eastern tip of Sulawesi bordering Lembeh Strait  Small island to the east of Sulawesi  Small island to the east of Sulawesi  Separates Sulawesi and Lembeh Island (Lahbeh)  Located on the northern coast of the Minahassa Peninsula   Gorontalo Province  Provincial capital located on the southern coast of Minahassa Peninsula   Central Sulawesi Province  Located on the Minahassa Peninsula on the southern coast  Located in the Gulf of Tomini   West Sulawesi Province  Provincial capital located on the west coast Celebes Island   South Sulawesi Province  Located on the south peninsula of Celebes Island  Located on the south peninsula of Celebes Island  Located at the tip of the south peninsula of Celebes Island  Located at the tip of the south peninsula of Celebes Island   South East Sulawesi Province  Located on the southeast peninsula of Celebes Island.
    North Sulawesi Province
Manado (Menado)
Mapanget
Mount Tongkoko
Kalkas (Kakas)
Bitung
Langoan (Langoon, Longoan)
Lembeh Island (Lahbeh)
Lembeh Strait (Lahbeh Strait)
Sidate
  Located between Morotai and Mindanao
Gorontalo
Ambesia
Togian Islands (Togean)
Mamuju
Makassar (Makasser)
Makassar Strait
Limboeng (Limbung, Limboeng 1)
Aloe (Allu, Alloe, Alu, Aloe)
Kendari

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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