Pare-pare is the second biggest cities in South Sulawesi after Makasar
city, which has strategic location. Pare-pare is a lunch stop along
the road from Ujung Pandang to Toraja, through paddy fields and
typical Bugis houses made of wood and bamboo, built on stilts. This
city is located in the middle of South Sulawesi province and the
side of Makasar strait. Its topography is coastal and hilly area.
The wide area of Pare-pare city is 99,33 Km2, about 155 km from
Makasar city. Geographically, Pare-pare city located at 03o 57'
39” - 03o 57' 39” South latitudes and 119o 36' 24”
- 119o 43' 40” east longitudes. The boundaries of Pare-pare
North side: Pinrang regency
South side: Barru regency
East side: Sidrap regency
West side: Makasar strait
236 km to the north of Ujung Pandang, you can see beautiful landscapes
at Bambapuang, located 20 km from Enrekang to the north on the way
to Tana Toraja. Here can be seen an erotic mountain called Batu
Kabobong, by its shape formed by the valley and slopes. A rest house
is built on an elevation, giving a clear view of the countryside.