Kingdom of Alu / Prov. Sulawesi Barat, Kab. Polewali Mandar

The Kingdom of Alu was a kingdom of the Mandar People, located in the District Polewali Mandar, province of west Sulawesi.
The title of the king is Maraqdia.

District of Polewali Mandar

Provinsi of West Sulawesi 

* Foto’s old Sulawesi dulu, tribes of Sulawesi and ancient sites: link

History of the kingdom

The kingdom of Alu belonged to Tiparittiqna Uhai, one of the three groups of the local kingdoms: Pitu Ulunna Salu, Pitu Baqbana Binanga, Mammulana Tiparittiqna Uwai.

Alu kingdom covered Peto’osang and surrounding areas.
There was one famous Maraqdia (king), named Arajang Alu Calo Ammana I Wewang Maraqdia Malolo Balanipa, during the reign of Arajang Balanipa To Kape, Kacoq Puang Ammana I Pattolawali Arajang ALU after Calo Ammana I Wewang descendant of Maraqdia Pamboang, who ruled around 1887 until around 1920, and later  was replaced by Arajang Annangguru Maraqdia ALU.

17 Kingdoms of the Mandar Region

Mandar tribe consists of 17 kingdoms: 7 kingdoms called “Pitu Ulunna Salu”, 7 kingdoms called “Pitu ba’bana binanga” and 3 kingdoms called “Kakarunna Tiparittiqna Uhai”.
The seven kingdoms belonging to Persekutuan Pitu Ulunna Salu are:

1 Kingdom of Rante Bulahang
2 Kingdom of Aralle
3 Kingdom of Tabulahan
4 Kingdom of Mambi
5 Kingdom of Matangnga
6 Kingdom of Tabang
7 Kingdom of Bambang

Seven (7) kingdoms belonging to Persekutuan Pitu Baqbana Binanga are :

1 Kingdom of Balanipa
2 Kingdom of Sendana
3 Kingdom of Banggae
4 Kingdom of Pamboang
5 Kingdom of Tapalang
6 Kingdom of Mamuju
7 Kingdom of Binuang.

Three (3) kingdoms belonging to Kakaruanna Tiparittiqna Uhai or the region of Lembang Mappi are:

1. Kingdom of Allu
2. Kingdom of Tuqbi
3. Kingdom of Taramanuq


Source (only indon. langauge)

– Sejarah kerajaan Alu:
Sejarah kerajaan Alu:
– Tentang raja Alu, Ammana I Wewang:

– Suku Mandar di Wiki: Wiki
Sejarah Pitu Ulunna Salu:
Pitu Ulunna Salu dan Pitu Baqbana Binanga:
Kerajaan lokal di Mandar:
Kerajaan Pitu Ulunna Salu:


Ammana I Wewang was appointed King in Alu Kingdom to replace his father first to be Maraqdia Malolo in Balanipa Kingdom. He became King in Alu in 1886, ie 2 years later after taking office as Commander-in-Chief (Maraqdia Malolo).

Grave of Ammana Pattolawali in desa Alu Kec. Alu Kab. Polewali Mandar.

Photo with temporary officials Pa’bicara Kaiyyang Arayang Alu.