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Tondano

Tondano in 1900-1920

Tondano is the capital of Minahasa Regency, comprissing four kecamatan, in Sulawesi, Indonesia. The city is located in the highlands on the shores of Lake Tondano near Mount Tondano, and enjoys cool temperatures. The city can be reached from Manado around 35 km to the south via Tomohon city, through an eastern route via Kecamatan Tombulu, or through northeast via Airmadidi (the capital of North Minahasa Regency).

In Tondano city there is an Universitas Negeri Manado (UNIMA) campus in Tonsaru area, South Tondano. Tondano was the birthplace of Indonesian national hero Doctor Sam Ratulangi, that also the first governor of Sulawesi.

Tha name "tondano" in Minahasa language is called toulour which means "water people" (tou means people, lour means body of water).

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