Pitumpanua

Pitumpanua
Kecamatan and town
Pitumpanua is located in Sulawesi
Pitumpanua
Pitumpanua
Location in Sulawesi
Coordinates: 3°48′0″S 120°20′9″E / 3.80000°S 120.33583°E / -3.80000; 120.33583Coordinates: 3°48′0″S 120°20′9″E / 3.80000°S 120.33583°E / -3.80000; 120.33583
Country Indonesia
ProvinceSouth Sulawesi
RegencyWajo Regency
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIB)

Pitumpanua is a small town and kecamatan in the Wajo Regency of South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The town is located on the eastern coast of South Sulawesi on the Gulf of Boni. The Keera River (Salo Keera) flows through this area and into the sea.[1]

History

Historically, Pitampanua was inhabited by the Wajo peoples who in the 18th century faced hostility in the region.[2] On September 5, 1915, a Christian mission was sent into Pitumpanua.[3]

References

  1. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google. {{cite map}}: |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. ^ Leonard Y. Andaya (1981). The heritage of Arung Palakka: a history of South Sulawesi (Celebes) in the seventeenth century, Volumes 91-92. Volume 91 of Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Nijhoff. p. 143. ISBN 90-247-2463-5.
  3. ^ M. Nijhoff (2000). Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde, Volume 156. Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (Netherlands). p. 516.


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