Capital of Province : Gorontalo.

Border area :

East: North Sulawesi Province.

West: Central Sulawesi.

North: Sulawesi Sea.

South: Tomini Bay.

Geographical Location : 0˚ 19’ - 0˚ 57’North Latitude and 121˚ 23’ - 125˚ 14’ East Longitude.

Total Area : 12,435 km2.

Population : 1,097,990 people (2013).

Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) : IDR 3.38 trillion (2012), IDR 3.65 trillion (2013).

GRDP per Capita : IDR 9.6 million (2012), IDR 10.7 million (2013).*

Export : US$ 5.28 million (2013), US$ 15.04 million (2014).**

Import : US$ 81.53 million (2013), US$ 51.45 million (2014).**

*) GRDP catalog District / City in Indonesia 2009 - 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics. Excluding the petroleum and gas.

**) Foreign Trade Statistics catalog of Gorontalo Province 2014, BPS Gorontalo Province.

Infrastructure :

Airport: Djalaluddin Airport.

Highway: State Highway (616.24 km) and Province Highway (408.26 km).

Sea Port: Anggrek Port, Gorontalo Port, Kwandang Port and Tilamuta Port.

Industrial Zone: Integrated Agro Industrial Zone (KIAT) of Bone Bolango.

Land Transportation: N/A.

City Transportation: N/A.

Communication Network (Optical Fiber & Data Access) :

Government of Gorontalo province through the Environment Agency, Research and Information Technology (Balihristi) has built intranet and Internet network infrastructure connected to SKPD and several districts/cities that support the e-government in the province of Gorontalo. This is expected to support the development of e-government based on the nature of the transaction information and public services that are divided into several levels: informative systems; interactive systems; and a system that can handle the service of Government to Government (G2G), Government to Business (G2B) and Government to Citizen (G2C) in an integrated way.*

Electricity :

Currently the power plant in Gorontalo Province can only produce about 50 MW, while peak load reached 85 MW, where there is a shortage of 35 MW supplied from North Sulawesi. The Government has launched the construction of electricity infrastructure in Sulawesi reached 2.7 GW, of which 0.7 GW will be given to Independent Power Producer (IPP). PLN will build a source of electrical energy as much as 2 GW in Sulawesi, one of which is the construction of gas power plant (PLTG) in Paguat and accelerated development of power plants in the Orchid, North Gorontalo District.*

Minimum Wage : IDR 1.325 million (2014), IDR 1.6 million (2015).

Number of Job Seeker : 10,581 people (2013).

*) http://www.gorontaloprov.go.id

Government of Gorontalo province provide broad support for the growth of investment. One obvious form of such support is the creation of integrated services in consulting, field assistance and the issuance of investment licenses (for the moment reserved to domestic investment) as a form of non-fiscal incentives that are needed by the investor. Address and telephone number of integrated service office are as follows:

Board of Investment and One Stop Integrated Services of Gorontalo Province

Jl. Tengah Desa Toto Selatan Kec. Kabila, Kab. Bone Bolango, Gorontalo

Phone. +62435 8796035

Fax. +62435 831606

Office of Gorontalo Governor

Jl. Sapta Marga, Gorontalo

Phone. +62435 821277

Fax. +62435 828281

Website: http://www.gorontaloprov.go.id

Plantation : Coconut, cocoa, sugar cane, coffee, palm, cloves, cashew, cotton, candle nut and vanilla.

Fishery : Wild fishery and aquaculture

Services : Nature tourism, and culture tourism.