Indonesia

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Official Name:
The Republic of Indonesia

Area:
1,904,569 km2

Population:
237,641,326

Capital:
Jakarta

Language(s):
Bahasa Indonesia is the official language and various ethnic languages, however English is widely spoken and understood

Religion(s):
Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and others

Currency:
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Anthem:
Indonesia Raya

Economy:
INDUSTRY: Petroleum and Natural Gas, Textiles, Apparel, Mining, Cement

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetables, Cassava (Tapioca), Rubber, Peanuts, Poultry

EXPORT: Oil and Gas, Plywood, Textiles, Rubber, Electrical Appliances

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy
Jl. Merdeka Barat 17, Jakarta 10110

www.indonesia.travel

The Republic of Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 17,504 large and small tropical islands fringed with white sandy beaches, many still uninhabited and a number even still unnamed.

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Information

Official Name:
The Republic of Indonesia

Area:
1,904,569 km2

Population:
237,641,326

Capital:
Jakarta

Language(s):
Bahasa Indonesia is the official language and various ethnic languages, however English is widely spoken and understood

Religion(s):
Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and others

Currency:
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Anthem:
Indonesia Raya

Economy:
INDUSTRY: Petroleum and Natural Gas, Textiles, Apparel, Mining, Cement

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetables, Cassava (Tapioca), Rubber, Peanuts, Poultry

EXPORT: Oil and Gas, Plywood, Textiles, Rubber, Electrical Appliances

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy
Jl. Merdeka Barat 17, Jakarta 10110

www.indonesia.travel

The Republic of Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 17,504 large and small tropical islands fringed with white sandy beaches, many still uninhabited and a number even still unnamed. Straddling the equator, situated between the continents of Asia and Australia and between the Pacific and the Indian Oceans, it is as wide as the United States from San Francisco to New York, equaling the distance between London and Moscow. Indonesia has a total population of more than 215 million people from more than 200 ethnic groups. The national language is Bahasa Indonesia.

Among the most well known islands are Sumatra, Java, Bali, Kalimantan (formerly Borneo), Sulawesi (formerly Celebes), the Maluku Islands (or better known as Moluccas, the original Spice Islands) and Papua. Then, there is Bali “the world’s best island resort” with its enchanting culture, beaches, dynamic dances and music. But Indonesia still has many unexplored islands with grand mountain views, green rainforests to trek through, rolling waves to surf and deep blue pristine seas to dive in where one can swim with dugongs, dolphins and large mantarays.

Because of her location, and geology, Indonesia is blessed with the most diverse landscape, from fertile ricelands on Java and Bali to the luxuriant rainforests of Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi, to the savannah grasslands of the Nusatenggara islands to snow-capped peaks of West Papua.

Her wildlife ranges from the prehistoric giant Komodo lizard to the Orang Utan and the Java rhino, to the Sulawesi anoa dwarf buffalos, to birds with exquisite plumage like the cockatoo and the bird of paradise. This is also the habitat of the Rafflesia the world’s largest flower, wild orchids, an amazing variety of spices, and aromatic hardwood and a large variety of fruit trees. Underwater, scientists have found in North Sulawesi the prehistoric coelacanth fish, a “living fossil” fish, predating the dinosaurs living some 400 million years ago, while whales migrate yearly through these waters from the South Pole. Here are hundreds of species of colourful coral and tropical fish to admire. Culturally, Indonesia fascinates with her rich diversity of ancient temples, music, ranging from the traditional to modern pop, dances, rituals and ways of life, changing from island to island, from region to region. Yet everywhere the visitor feels welcomed with that warm, gracious innate friendliness of the Indonesian people that is not easily forgotten.

Facilities-wise Indonesia’s hotels are second to none. In fact, many of our luxurious and unique hotels have constantly been listed as some of the best in the world, located on white sandy beaches, overlooking green river valleys, or situated in the heart of busy capital Jakarta. While Indonesia’s cities like Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, or Makassar are a hive of activities for business and leisure and a paradise for shoppers, offering upscale boutiques selling top brand names, to local goods at road-side stalls. Here gourmets can treat themselves to the many regions’ delectable spicy cuisine or dine sumptuously at international restaurants. And for sheer relaxation, Indonesia Spas are second to none to reinvigorate both body and mind.

Convention centers are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, as many top international conferences and exhibitions are held in Jakarta, Bali to Manado, ranging from the Global Climate Change Conference in Bali to the World Ocean Conference in Manado , to trade and investment exhibitions and tourism trade shows in many provincial capital cities. Jakarta, Bali, Medan, Padang, Bandung, Solo, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Makassar are connected by direct international flights, and many regular and low cost carriers fly passengers to Indonesia’s towns or remote locations. For more details, www.indonesia.travel.

Information

Official Name:
The Republic of Indonesia

Area:
1,904,569 km2

Population:
237,641,326

Capital:
Jakarta

Language(s):
Bahasa Indonesia is the official language and various ethnic languages, however English is widely spoken and understood

Religion(s):
Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and others

Currency:
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Anthem:
Indonesia Raya

Economy:
INDUSTRY: Petroleum and Natural Gas, Textiles, Apparel, Mining, Cement

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetables, Cassava (Tapioca), Rubber, Peanuts, Poultry

EXPORT: Oil and Gas, Plywood, Textiles, Rubber, Electrical Appliances

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy
Jl. Merdeka Barat 17, Jakarta 10110

www.indonesia.travel

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  • Disneys Beauty and the Beast Broadway Musical Show live in Jakarta From 25 May 2015 - 07 June 2015

    One of Disney’s most enchanting love stories, Beauty and the Beast, will come to life on stage in a Broadway musical performance that will show from 25th May to 7th June 2015 at the Ciputra Artpreneur Theater, at Kuningan, in the capital city of Jakarta.

  • Bintan Triathlon 2015 From 23 May 2015 - 23 May 2015

    The challenging multi-sporting event, the Bintan Triathlon will once again spark up the beautiful island of Bintan, in the Riau Archipelago Province from 17th to 18th May 2014. Entering its 11th edition this year, the event that combines exhilarating challenges, athleticism and camaraderie is expected to be bigger and better than ever, so be sure to expect fireworks, fun fringe activities and definitely a big party.

  • Sail Anambas and Natuna 2015 : Surreal Dive Sites in the South China Sea From 23 May 2015 - 02 June 2015

    An expected 32 yachts participating in the Sail Malaysia's annual Passage to the East Yacht Rally will this year call on the Indonesian Anambas and Natuna island-clusters in the province of the Riau Archipelago, working in cooperation with local authorities of these two districts.

  • Boyzone: Back Again No Matter What Live in Jakarta From 22 May 2015 - 22 May 2015

    Pop music fans brace yourself! the legendary Irish boyband, Boyzone will present a special night of reunion in the capital city of Jakarta on 22nd May 2015. Entitled “Boyzone: Back Again No Matter What”, this historical first ever concert in Indonesia will be staged at the Istora Senayan, the Bung Karno Sport Complex.

  • Wonderful Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally 2015 From 16 May 2015 - 16 May 2015

    Linking the historic port of Fremantle in Australia with Bali and the exotic Indonesian archipelago, the Wonderful Indonesia Fremantle to Bali Race and Rally 2015 is set to get underway on 16th May 2015.

  • Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour Live in Jakarta 2015 From 09 May 2015 - 09 May 2015

    After her successful first performance in Jakarta on 9th January 2012, the sensational American pop singer, Katy Perry is returning to stage yet another spectacular show in Indonesia on 9th May 2015 at the brand new Indonesia Convention Center, BSD City, Tangerang,- just at the western outskirts of Jakarta. The concert forms part of “The Prismatic World Tour” which will also include Taipei, Manila, and Bangkok.

  • International Tour de Banyuwangi- Mt. Ijen 2015 From 06 May 2015 - 09 May 2015

    The annual international cycling event: the International Tour de Banyuwangi-Mt.Ijen 2015 to be held from 6th to 9th May 2015, will again highlight the Banyuwangi Regency in East Java province. Combining the exciting sport of bicycle racing with tourism, this year the event will have the added attraction ofmore booths at the start and finish lines of each stage, featuring top products from small and medium scale businesses in the regency.

  • Stage of The World : Promoting the Wonders of Indonesia at World Expo Milano (WEM) 2015, Italy From 01 May 2015 - 31 October 2015

    Indonesia will promote the country's finest features at the World Expo Milano (WEM) 2015 in Milan, Italy, scheduled to take place for a full 6 months from 1st May to 31st October 2015. Held once every five years, the colossal scaled non-commercial international expo will be held at Rho area at the western part of Milan. The expo covers a total area of 110 hectares, involving participation from 146 countries, and is expected to attract around 64 million people.

  • Deep and Extreme Indonesia 2015 From 30 April 2015 - 03 May 2015

    Divers and Adventurers alert! The largest annual diving, adventure travel and water sports exhibition in Indonesia is back this year with Deep and Extreme Indonesia 2015 being staged again on 30th April to 3rd May 2015 at Cendrawasih Hall of the Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta.

  • East Kalimantan Dayak Cultural Week at the National Museum in Jakarta From 27 April 2015 - 30 April 2015

    A fascinating East Kalimantan Dayak Cultural Week will be held at the National Museum in Jakarta from 27-30 April 2015 in conjunction with the 237th anniversary of the National Museum. The event is organized by the Sekar Nusa Jakarta community.

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