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Central Sulawesi

Sulawesi Tengah
Central Sulawesi banner.jpg
City View Luwuk, Banggai Regency - panoramio (1).jpg Lake Poso Festival.png
Teluk Palu, Sulawesi Tengah.jpg Pantai Desa Sabo Ampana Tete - panoramio.jpg
Kadidiri, morning view (6972093459).jpg Kawasan Cagar Budaya Lembah Behoa.jpg
From top, left to right : Madale Beach in Poso, City View of Luwuk, Lake Poso festival, Gulf of Palu, Sabo Beach in Ampana, Kadidiri Island in Kepulauan Togean National Park, Behoa Valley
Flag of Central Sulawesi
Flag
Official seal of Central Sulawesi
Seal
Motto(s): 
Maliu Ntinuvu (Palu)
(Unites All The Elements and The Potential that Exists)
Location of Central Sulawesi in Indonesia
Location of Central Sulawesi in Indonesia
Country  Indonesia
Founded 13 April 1964
Capital Lambang Kota Palu.png Palu
Area
 • Total 61,841.29 km2 (23,877.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 2,839,290
 • Density 45.91253/km2 (118.91290/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groups Buton (23%)
Kaili (20%)
Bugis (19%)
Tolaki (16%)
Muna (15%)
Gorontaloan (7%)
 • Religion Islam (76.6%)
Protestantism (17.3%)
Roman Catholicism (3.2%)
Hinduism (2.7%)
Buddhism (0.16%)
 • Languages Indonesian (official)
Time zone UTC+08 (Indonesia Central Time)
Postcodes
90xxx, 91xxx, 92xxx
Area codes (+62) 4xx
ISO 3166 code ID-ST
Vehicle registration DN
HDI Increase 0.681 (Medium)
HDI rank 26th (2017)
Largest city by area Palu – 395 square kilometres (153 sq mi)
Largest city by population Palu – (335,297 – 2010)
Largest regency by area Morowali Regency – 9,584 square kilometres (3,700 sq mi)
Largest regency by population Parigi Moutong Regency – (413,645 – 2010)
Website http://www.sulteng.go.id/

Central Sulawesi (Indonesian: Sulawesi Tengah) is a province of Indonesia. It is at the center of the island of Sulawesi. The capital and largest city is Palu. The population was 2,633,420 in the 2010 census. In 2014, the government reported the population as 2,839,290. The area of Central Sulawesi is 61,841.29 km2 (23,877 sq mi)

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