Indonesia

 
Category:   World Travel Directory  :  Asia  :  Indonesia
 
The Republic of Indonesia, is a transcontinental country in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Indonesia comprises 17,508 islands, and with an estimated population of around 237 million people, it is the world's fourth most populous country, and has the largest Muslim population in the world.

Indonesia is a republic, with an elected legislature and president. The nation's capital city is Jakarta. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia. Other neighboring countries include Singapore, Philippines, Australia, and the Indian territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Despite its large population and densely populated regions, Indonesia has vast areas of wilderness that support the world's second highest level of biodiversity. The country is richly endowed with natural resources, yet poverty is a defining feature of contemporary Indonesia.  Source


Indonesia Facts

Population: 238 million

Capital: Jakarta

Currency: Rupiah

Area: 1,919,440 km2

Language: Indonesian

Main Religion: Muslim

Calling Code: +62

Time Zone: GMT + 9

Main Cities: Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Bandung, Bekasi, Palembang, Tangerang, Makassar, Semarang, Depok