Gorontalo, recognized as it three position that is; Hulawa, Dungingi
(now Tuladenggi sub-district), which both located is boundary
by Bolango river. The third position is between two kampongs that
is Biawa'o and Limba B this both kampong is become the center
birth of Gorontalo city.
King Botutihe government epoch in 1140, 6 days of Sya'ban month
the Center Empire of Gorontalo city had removed from Dungingi
to Kuwala, that is between the two kampongs. The evacuation was
based of the Gorontalo downtown empire, because the Dutch government,
starts mastered Gorontalo Port, by sent their officer, and starts
to build some buildings to strengthen their position in empire
municipal administration is marked by build Baiturrahim Mosque,
and from this mosque, Sultan Botutihe, develop and preserve jointed
custom 'Syara' and 'Syara' jointed 'Kitabullah (Al-Qur'an)'. Six
days of Sya'ban months in year calculation, on 19 March 1728,
thereby, the Gorontalo city age up to 2001 is 273 years old.
getting out of the colonization hand namely since Indonesia had
proclaimed the independence in 1945 and there was the government
regulation number 11 in 1953, hence Gorontalo city include one
part of the autonomous North Sulawesi. Hereinafter with the implementation
of the constitution number 29 in1959 about regencies in Sulawesi,
hence Gorontalo city area becomes an autonomous area with Gorontalo
township status that realized begins on 20 Mays 1960.
with the constitution number 18 in 1965 about government fundamental
of area, name of Gorontalo township become municipality, and the
constitution number 22 in 1999 about government area, Gorontalo
municipality status become Gorontalo city. With the forming and
the declared of Gorontalo province on 16 February 2001, hence
Gorontalo city is also declared as provincial capital.
This town is properly remembered as the eldest town in Indonesia
region east side, the center of Islam expansion, because its custom
is jointed 'Syara' is the 19th custom area (Farha Daulima).