Soroako or Sorowako is a small city in South Sulawesi. It takes 1 hour flight from Makassar or 12 hours by land. The city seems consist of two part. The first part is the area where local people live. The situation is like other small cities in Indonesia, simple and untidy. The second one is the area where the employees of PT INCO and their families live, modern and well planned. PT INCO or PT International Nickel Company is the company that handle the nickel mining in Soroako.
There are 3 kinds of housing for the employees, i.e. dormitory, caravans, and houses. Dormitory is for guests, contractor employees stay. Caravans are for single employees and houses are for the ones who bring their families.
There are 4 types of house, i.e. A, B, C, and D. A is for the president director. The rest are for the staff depends on their positions in the structure.
Soroako is a quiet city. It is a perfect place to escape from the the noise and business of big cities.