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Gorontalo (city)

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Country  Indonesia
Founded  18 March 1728
Time zone  WITA (UTC+8)
Area  64.79 km²
Population  180,127 (2010)
Regency  Gorontalo Regency
Elevation  9 m (30 ft)
Area code(s)  +62 435
Province  Gorontalo
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Weather  25°C, Wind SW at 3 km/h, 90% Humidity
University  State University of Gorontalo

Gorontalo is a city and the capital of the Gorontalo Province, Indonesia. It has an area of 64.79 km² and a population of 179,991 at the 2010 Census


Map of Gorontalo, Gorontalo City, Gorontalo, Indonesia


Gorontalo shares its borders with Bone Bolango Regency (to the north and east), Tomini Gulf (to the south), and Gorontalo Regency (to the west). Its elevation does not rise 500 metres above mean sea level and the average temperature is 26,5 °C


The largest hospital on Gorontalo is the Aloei Saboe Hospital.


Culinary in Gorontalo range from seafood to corn (as these can be easily found). Famous food "binthe Biluhuta" which is made out of corn, shredded coconut, basil, and some fish or dried prawns. Other than that, grilled tuna with chilly sauce is very popular.


The city is divided into six districts (kecamatan), listed below with their 2010 Census Populations:

  1. Kota Selatan (South City) district - 35,988
  2. Kota Utara (North City) district - 33,149
  3. Kota Barat (West City) district - 20,220
  4. Kota Timur (East City) district - 42,155
  5. Kota Tengah (Central City) district - 27,047
  6. Dungingi district - 21,568

Sister cities

  • Mamuju, Indonesia
  • Bengkulu City, Indonesia
  • References

    Gorontalo (city) Wikipedia

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