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05-06-2015, 15:10

Labengki Island or in Indonesia call it Pulau Labengki is located at North Konawe, precisely in the Lasolo Bay, District Lasolo, South East Sulawesi. Lebengki Island consists of several large islands and small islands, 5 large island name it Labengki Besar, Labengki Kecil (small), Namira Island, Akila Island and Mauang Island, while the small islands consists about 20 islands that do not have names. The island that has a population is Labengki Kecil and Mauang Island while Labengki Besar is empty.

Main tribe that inhabited the island is Bajo Tribe as native tribe and some of Tolaki tribe. There are about 100 head of households on this island with a population of about 400 people, while on the Mauang Island inhabited by 4 head of households with an amount of about 10 people and the main livelihood of the people of Labengki is a fisherman. Total area of Labengki Island is about 15,000 acres.

Labengki Island has potential as a tourist destination. Labengki island offers exotic panoramic, quiet and natural, surrounded by green rocky hills and it has a very beautiful underwater marine biodiversity, on the one rock mountains corner there are several types of orchids that grow naturally.

Dozens of white sand beaches scattered at every corner of the island combined with clear crystal water and expanse of colorful coral and a variety of small islands that surround of the island area, makes Labengki Island to be a paradise for Giant Clam Research, Diving, Snorkeling, Fishing, Climbing, Island Hoping, Beach lover and Orchid Lovers.