Indonesia

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.

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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

  • Timeless Indonesia Festival 2014: An All-Indonesia Cultural Extravaganza 09 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Bringing the best from all over the Indonesian Archipelago, an all-Indonesia cultural extravaganza will be presented at Timeless Indonesia Festival 2014 scheduled to take place from 9th to 15th November 2014 at K-Land Beach, Badung Regency, on the romanti

  • Indonesia Dominates Top 25 Travellers’ Favorite Fine Dining Restaurants 09 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The wonders of Indonesia do not only radiate from its spellbinding natural splendors and diverse traditional cultures but alsofrom its mouthwatering culinary delights served with that  distinct Indonesian hospitality and captivating ambience. The exc

  • The impressive Tabot Festival 2014 in Bengkulu 09 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Every year, from the 1st to 10th Muharram in the Islamic calendar year, the people of Bengkulu rejoice in the celebration of theTabot Festival. This year,  falling on the 24th October to 3rd November 2014, the festival , that is also based on local v

  • Sail Indonesia 2014 calls on Enchanting Bintan Island 08 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The grand annual sailing event that crosses the Indonesian archipelago from Australia to Singapore:  the Sail Indonesia 2014 will be making its final stop in Indonesian waters at the enchanting island of Bintan,in the  Riau Archipelago Province.

  • Tourism and the Creative Economy: New Economic Power of Indonesia 08 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Minister of Tourism and Creative Eonomy, Mari Elka Pangestu, stated she is confident that the  tourism and creative economy sectors will continue to show and maintain  rapid growth in future, and will emerge as a new economic power of Indonesia.

  • Deep and Extreme Indonesia 2014: Dive Indonesia's pristine tropical seas 06 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    In 2014 Indonesia aggressively promotes Diving and Marine leisure and sports: from the amazing beaches of Bali, to the extraordinary dive sites of Raja Ampat, Wakatobi, Bunaken, Flores, the Derawan Islands, the Anambas in the Riau Islands, and a host more

  • The 27th Baba Nyonya Convention 2014 in Jakarta 06 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The 27th Baba Nyonya Convention 2014 will this year be hosted by Indonesia at the Grand Sahid Jaya Hotel, Jakarta to take place between 28-30 November 2014.

  • The International Ecotourism Business Forum 2014, Flores 03 October 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The annual International Ecotourism Business Forum (IEBF) is currently underway from 29th September to 4 October 2014 in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara Province. IEBF is an annual ectourism Mart, where  national and international  buyers and sellers

  • The Airport Council International Small and Emerging Airports Seminar 2014, at Nusa Dua, Bali 29 September 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Angkasa Pura Airports, the national airports company of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Airports Council International Asia-Pacific will present the Airports Council International Small and Emerging Airports Seminar (ACI SEA) 2014 scheduled to take p

  • Special Tintin Stamps in “Flight 714”, strengthen Indonesia - Belgium Relations 25 September 2014 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Commemorating 65 years of Indonesia-Belgium diplomatic relations, two special-edition stamps on the legendary Belgian cartoon character Tintin in his adventure to Kemajoran, -  former airport of Jakarta - andthe Komodo Islands  in “Flight

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  • Love Lembata-The Charm of Indonesia : Photo Exhibition From 27 March 2015 - 28 March 2015

    The wonders of Lembata Island in East Nusa Tenggara Province will be showcased in a special photography exhibition called; “Cinta Lembata-Pesona Indonesia” or “Love Lembata-The Charm of Indonesia”. It is scheduled to take place from 27th to 28th March 2015 at the Balairung Soesilo Soedarman Hall, Sapta Pesona Building, the Office of the Ministry of Tourism, at Medan Merdeka Barat, Jakarta.

  • One Direction: On the Road Again Tour 2015 Live in Jakarta From 25 March 2015 - 25 March 2015

    The latest sensation in pop music and teenage superstar boy band from England, One Direction will greet the fans in Indonesia with an unforgettable performance for the first time ever on 25th March 2015, at the Bung Karno Sport Complex Main Stadium, Jakarta. The concert forms part of One Direction’s On the Road Tour Again 2015.

  • Nyepi: Bali New Year Day of Absolute Silence and its preceding Rituals From 21 March 2015 - 22 March 2015

    Nyepi: Bali’s New Year Day of Absolute Silence, and its preceding Rituals

  • ASEAN Literary Festival 2015: Questions of Conscience From 15 March 2015 - 22 March 2015

    Bringing together the finest writers from across Southeast Asia, the ASEAN Literary Festival 2014 will again be held at Taman Ismail Marzuki Art Center, Jakarta from 15th to 22nd March 2015.

  • Tambora Greets the World: West Nusa Tenggara Special Highlight From 10 March 2015 - 15 March 2015

    The Province of West Nusa Tenggara will this year present as highlight the “Tambora Greets The Word” event which will have its peak on 10th-11th April 2015. Building up to the pinnacle of the event, will be four groups of activities to attract around 2 million tourists to the island of Sumbawa, including 15,000 during the peak event.

  • Bali Live International Jazz Festival 2015: The spectacular groove of Java Jazz continues to Bali From 09 March 2015 - 15 March 2015

    After the spectacular performances presented by international pop stars Christina Perri and Jesie J on Sunday, 8th March 2015, the 11th edition of Java Jazz 2015 in Jakarta may have come to a close. But, the groove of Jazz does not stop there as it continues to reverberate to the enchanting island of Bali with the Bali Live International Jazz Festival 2015 ongoing from 9th March to 15th March 2015.

  • Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival 2015 From 06 March 2015 - 08 March 2015

    The world’s biggest jazz festival: the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival, - more popularly known as Java Jazz Festival, - will highlight the capital city Jakarta with the grandest celebration of music from 6th to 8th March 2015, to be held at the Jakarta International Exhibition Center, Kemayoran.

  • Indonesia Fashion Week 2015 From 26 February 2015 - 01 March 2015

    Indonesia Fashion Week 2015 (IFW2015), a full one week-long fashion festival organized by the Association of Indonesia Fashion Designers (APPMI) will again highlight the capital city of Jakarta from 26th February to 1st March 2015 at the Jakarta Convention Center.

  • Festive Chinese New Year Celebrations all across Indonesia From 19 February 2015 - 05 March 2015

    As Indonesia counts a large population of those with Chinese descent, most of whom have lived here for generations, Chinese New Year - here known as Imlek - is celebrated with lots of fanfare in many townships across the archipelago. Chinese New Year has also been declared a national holiday, which this year falls on 19 February 2015. While celebrations continue for 15 days culminating on 5 March , known as Cap Go Meh.

  • Pasola 2015: Ritual Jousting Fights on Sumba island From 10 February 2015 - 14 March 2015

    The Pasola 2015 ritual jousting battles will again take place during the months of February and March in six traditional villages of the island of Sumba, in the province of Ease Nusatenggara. In February Pasola jousting will be held in the villages of Homba Kalayo, Bondo Kawangoi and Rara Winyo. While in March these fights can be seen at Maliti Bondo Ate (Ratenggaro), Waiha and Wainyapu.

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