Haruku Island

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Haruku
ID Haruku.PNG
Location of Haruku Island
Maluku Islands en.png
Geography
Location South East Asia
Archipelago Maluku Islands
Highest elevation 601 m (1,972 ft)
Highest point Huruano
Administration
Province Maluku
Regency Central Maluku
Demographics
Population 24,170 (2010)
Languages Ambonese Malay, Haruku, Indonesian
Additional information
Time zone

Haruku Island is an island in Central Maluku Regency, Maluku Province, Indonesia - lying east of Ambon Island, off the southern coast of Seram and just west of Saparua. It is administered as a single district, Kecamatan Pulau Haruku, with a 2010 census population of 24,170.[1] The inhabitants on Haruku speak the Haruku language, as well as Indonesian and Ambonese Malay.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Sekapur Sirih" (PDF). Sp2010.bps.go.id. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 
  2. ^ "Haruku". Ethnologue.com. 1999-02-19. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 

External links

  • Media related to Haruku at Wikimedia Commons
  • Old map of Manipa, Haruku, Saparua and Nusalaut

Coordinates: 3°34′01″S 128°28′59″E / 3.567°S 128.483°E / -3.567; 128.483

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