Mamuju is the capital city of West Sulawesi Province and also the regency of the same area. This city is located in the middle of chocolate-covered hills, a curvaceous hills along 500 km after Barru regency in South Sulawesi.
The city is located between Palu (Central Sulawesi) and Makassar (South Sulawesi). This capital become the economic or even cultural bridge between Palu and Makassar. Mamuju also such portraits of the two areas, because the dominant ethnic population Mandar are live in this city, with some small sub-ethnic, such as Bugis, Toraja, Makassar, and Java.
Like many places in West Sulawesi, Mamuju is a predominantly Muslim city, with many mosques throughout. However, Christianity has established a presence with several churches in this town. Buddhism is an extremely small contingent of the peoples faith and Hinduism is realistically a blend of adat and Islam.
Agriculture in this area includes nangka (jackfruit), rambutan, durian, rice and bananas. While, forest is one of the characteristics of Mamuju. Forests in Mamuju have function as water catchment areas and tourist attractions.