GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Indonesia, a Southeast Asian nation made up of thousands of volcanic islands, is home to hundreds of ethnic groups speaking many different languages. It is known for beaches, volcanoes, Komodo dragons and jungles sheltering elephants, orangutans and tigers. On the island of Java lies Indonesia's vibrant, sprawling capital, Jakarta, and the city of Yogyakarta, known for gamelan music and traditional puppetry.

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COUNTRY FACTS

POPULATION

245,452,739

CAPITAL

Jakarta (10,855,000)

GDP PER CAPITA

U.S. $3,570.29

LANGUAGE

Indonesian (official), Javanese and many regional languages.

RELIGION

Muslim, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Hindu, Buddhist, other

LIFE EXPECTANCY

69

AREA

1,904,569 square kilometres (735,358 square miles)

LITERACY PERCENT

95.38

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LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

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BALI

Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats.

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JAKARTA

Jakarta, Indonesia's massive capital, sits on the northwest coast of the island of Java. A historic mix of cultures – Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European – has influenced its architecture, language and cuisine. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, while Glodok is Jakarta’s Chinatown. The old port of Sunda Kelapa is where traditional wooden schooners dock.

BALI

Indonesia-Bali-Taman-Ayun-19246-COVER

Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats.

JAKARTA

Indonesia-Jakarta-Tourism-Istiqlal-Mosque-19131 COVER

Jakarta, Indonesia's massive capital, sits on the northwest coast of the island of Java. A historic mix of cultures – Javanese, Malay, Chinese, Arab, Indian and European – has influenced its architecture, language and cuisine. The old town, Kota Tua, is home to Dutch colonial buildings, while Glodok is Jakarta’s Chinatown. The old port of Sunda Kelapa is where traditional wooden schooners dock.

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