Kingdom of Bulubulu / Prov. Sulawesi Selatan, Kab. Sinjai

The kingdom of Bulubulu was located in the district Sinjai, south Sulawesi.

Location of Sinjai

Provinsi of South Sulawesi 

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

History of the region Sinjai

Sinjai Regency has its own historical value, compared with the districts in South Sulawesi Province. It consists of several kingdoms, such as the kingdom incorporated in the Tellu Limpoe federation and kingdoms incorporated in the Pitu Limpoe federation.
In Sinjai in the past, the first King and Arung was Manurung Tanralili, who became known as Timpae Tana or To Pasaja. The descendants of Pimpta Timpae Tana or To Pasaja is the forerunner and founder of Tondong Kingdom, Bulo-bulo and Lamatti. The first kingdom, that flourished in the region of Pitu Limpoe was the Turungeng Kingdom, whose king was a woman, who was married by the son of Tallo King.

FederationTellu Limpoe consists of the kingdoms that are located near the coast of the Kingdom namely:
* Tondong,
* Bulo-bulo dan
* Lamatti.

Federation Pitu Limpoe consists of the kingdoms:
* Turungen,
* Manimpahoi,
* Terasa,
* Pao,
* Manipi,
* Suka dan
* Bala Suka.

Map of kingdoms in South Sulawesi, 1909  



King of BuloBulo, 1880

From left to right:
Andi PangEran Petta Rani Arung of Bulo-Bulo (Ex. Gubernur Sulawesi, Putera Andi Mappanyukki ArumponE),
– Andi Soji KaraEng KanjEnnE Datu of Suppa (Menantu Andi Mappanyukki ArumponE,
– Permaisuri Andi Abdullah Bau MassEpE  Datu of Suppa Lolo),
– Andi Mappanyukki Sultan Ibrahim Mangkau ri BonE,
– Ir. Soekarno

In the middle: I Maddolangeng karaetta Hajjie karaeng Bulukumpa Arung of Bulo-bulo.