The Kingdom of Balusu is located in Kabupaten Barru, south Sulawesi.
* Foto’s of old foto Sulawesi, tribes of Sulawesi ancient sites: link
About the king
2012: South Sulawesi governor candidate, Ilham Arief Sirajuddin, has been installed as member of the extended family, together with the oldest son of the extended family of the kingdom of Balusu.
The coronation was marked by the use of scarves and skull cap of the extended family of the kingdom of Balusu in Saoraja Lapinceng, District Balusu, Barru, last Monday. This is a special place, used for the installation of the king of Balusu; already seven kings have been installed at this place.
History of the kingdom
List of kings
1906 Soppengriaja formed with Balusu, Kiru and Kamiri
1) Balusu (Datuk)
* until 1906: Baso Patta Bau Lampoko
2) Kiru (Aru)
* until 1906: La Tobo Patta Lenrang
3) 1906 Soppengriaja formed
* 1906 – 19 aug. 1920: La Tobo Patta Lenrang
* 19 aug. 1920 – 18 febr. 1932: La Maddiawe
* 18 febr. 1932 – 1950: Yusuf
– Source: link
Lapinceng is the king’s residence in the Kingdom of Balusu. This kingdom was under the influence of Soppeng kingdom. Built 1836. This house was built by Andi Muhammad Saleh.
Saoraja La Pinceng was made in 1895 located the District of Barru. The size of Ale Bola or main house building is approximately 23.50 x 11 meters. The number of pillars of Saoraja La Pinceng are as many as 35 pieces with a length of about 6.50 meters, and a width of about 5.50 meters. In addition, there are also nine pieces of pillars with a size of 3 x 3 meters. The kitchen house has a length of about 11 meters and a width of about 8 meters, with 20 pillars (5 x 4), plus two pillars between Ale Bola and a kitchen house that serves as a connector and a rear staircase. In addition, in the location of Saoraja La Pinceng are also some buildings, among others, a guard house with a size of about 7.50 x 4 meters, stage building staging with a size of about 9.50 x 5 meters. There is also a bathroom and well building with a size of about 8.50 x 6.20 meters. The total location is about 4,000 square meters.