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Rantepao Destination Guide

Delve into Rantepao in Indonesia

Rantepao in the region of South Sulawesi with its 40,438 residents is a city in Indonesia - some 926 mi or ( 1491 km ) East of Jakarta , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Rantepao

Current time in Rantepao is now 10:16 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Makassar " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wotu, Wonorejo, Makassar, Tondong, and Sengkang. While being here, make sure to check out Wotu . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Rantepao ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Buffalo fighting in Tana Toraja

1:08 min by Arjengro
Views: 27017 Rating: 5.00

Buffalo fighting at a traditional funeral ceremony in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia. ..

Buffalo Fights, Pasele, Rantepao, Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia

8:53 min by MrSambata
Views: 25411 Rating: 4.29

Buffalo Fights (adu kerbau) - Pasele, Rantepao, Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, 8 January 2010. ..


Burial rites, part 3 - Tana Toraja (graveyards)

4:04 min by Marek Lang
Views: 17335 Rating: 5.00

www.lang.waw.pl Polski widz moze znaleźć opis brutalnych i kontrowersyjnych zwyczajów pogrzebowych w Tana Toraja pod adresem: www.lang.waw.pl ..

Killing of Water Buffalo (karbouw or kerbau)

1:41 min by MrBudbest
Views: 14710 Rating: 2.00

In the Toraja region of Sulawesi (Indonesia) many pigs and water buffaloes are sacrificed to honour the death of a prominent member of their society. This video shows the killing of a kerbau (water bu ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Rantepao

Rantepao is a town and capital of North Toraja Regency, which is known for the cultural center of Toraja ethnic group. National and regional tourism offices have developed the city as the starting point for visiting Tana Toraja, since the area was opened for tourism in 1970s. Hotels, restaurants and other Toraja tourist attractions were found anywhere in the city.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -2.97 119.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in South Sulawesi

Pongtiku Airport

Pongtiku Airport is an airport in Makale, Indonesia.

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Located at -3.04 119.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
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Tana Toraja Regency

Tana Toraja Regency (Torajaland, Land of the Toraja or Tator) is a regency of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, home of Toraja ethnic group people. The local government seat is in Makale, where the center of Toraja culture is in Rantepao. But now, Tana Toraja has been divided to two regencies that consist of Tana Toraja with capital is Makale and Toraja Utara with capital is Rantepao. Tana Toraja boundary was determined by the Dutch East Indies government in 1909.

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Located at -3.00 120.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Regencies of South Sulawesi

North Toraja Regency

North Toraja (or Toraja Utara) is a regency of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, home of Toraja ethnic group people. The local government seat is in Rantepao which also center of Toraja culture. Formerly this regency was part of Tana Toraja Regency. Tana Toraja boundary was determined by the Dutch East Indies government in 1909. In 1926, Tana Toraja was under the administration of Bugis state, Luwu. The regentschap (or regency) status was given on October 8, 1946, the last regency given by the Dutch.

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Located at -3.00 120.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Regencies of South Sulawesi

Aa, Indonesia

Aa is a populated place in the South Sulawesi province of Indonesia.

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Located at -3.09 119.91 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Populated places in South Sulawesi

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Rantepao