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

  • Grand 60th Commemoration of Asian-African Conference planned in Bandung and Jakarta 16 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Sixty years ago on 19 April 1955 Bandung, capital of West Java Province, made world history when leaders from 29 Asian and African emerging countries, most of whom had just gained independence from centuries of colonial rule, gathered to walk together an

  • Biak Numfor in Papua develops Tourism and Sea Fishery 15 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Situated near the Pacific Ocean along Indonesia's most eastern border with Papua New Guinea,, the Biak Numfor Regency in the province of Papua is currently optimizing its tourism potentials through a number of developments. This year, the regency has all

  • Toyota Land Cruiser International Jamboree 2015 13 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    No less than 1,000 Toyota Land Cruiser adventuring cars will be swarming to the majestic Hindu Prambanan Temple in the Sleman Regency, YogyakartaProvince when the Toyota Land Cruiser International Jamboree takes place from 7th to 8th March 2015. This wil

  • Digital Promotions boosted to Attract 2 Million Chinese Tourists 13 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Digital Promotion will be put in effect by the Ministry of Tourism Indonesia as a breakthrough to attract the huge Chinese outbound tourist market in 2015. “Such policy is quite effective to achieve the target of 2 million. Chinese tourist arrivals to

  • Garuda Indonesia Launches Beijing-Bali Regular Direct Flights 12 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Along with the continuous growth in the number of tourists from China who spend their holidays on the enchanting Island of Bali, Garuda Indonesia, official airline of Indonesia has launched regular direct flights between Beijing and Bali. The inaugural

  • Bau Nyale: The Sea Worms Festival on the island of Lombok 12 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The island of Lombok in the West Nusa Tenggara Province will once again celebrate the age-old tradition of Bau Nyale or catching the Sea Worms Festival in the forthcoming month. This year, following a meeting of the council of government officials, tradit

  • Indonesia Gears Up for the 2018 ASIAN Games 08 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The Capital City of Jakarta is preparing to establish an 11 hectares athletes’ complex in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta in connection with the international sport event ASIAN Games 2018, which Indonesia will host. The statement was made by Jakarta Gover

  • The 2016 Solar Eclipse can be Observed across the Indonesian Archipelago 06 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Although astronomers have confirmed that only a small number of cities in Indonesia lie on the path of the 2016 total solar eclipse, however, the opportunity to observe parts of this phenomenon can be experienced in most parts of the Indonesian Archipe

  • Indonesia surpasses 9.3 Million Tourist Arrivals 2014 target: Tourists to Bali surged by 14.78%. 05 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    On 2 January 2015, Indonesia's National Statistics Board informed that the total number of international tourist arrivals to Indonesia nationwide during January to November 2014 reached 8.52 million, - a growth of 7.29% year on year compared to the t

  • Indonesias Astronomy Associations and Communities promote the Total Solar Eclipse 2016 05 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The Total Solar Eclipse which will occur in the skies over the Indonesian Archipelago on 9th March 2016 is safe to observe as long as one follows the proper guidance. To educate and provide information as how to properly observe this spectacular phenomeno

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  • Jogja Beach Run 21 May 2017

    Passionate runners from around the world are encouraged to roam around the gorgeous landscape of Yogyakarta and Parang Tritis, including the magnificent beach of Depok, Yogyakarta. Prepare yourself to run around on one of the most beautiful coasts throughout Java and its most pleasant view before sunset.

  • Bintan Triathlon From 20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017

    Ranging from new runners to professionals, Bintan Triathlon is one of the most awaited annual triathlon festivals in Asia, presented in six different categories. Entering its twelfth year as it continues to draw more participants every year, the event is always a good challenge for sport lovers with its endurance test.

  • Art Jog From 19 May 2017 - 19 June 2017

    Since 2008, the many artists of Jogjakarta have contributed to Jogjakarta Art Fair. Although in 2010 the name changed to Art Jog, the festival remains to be an outstanding exhibit with remarkable artworks from numerous local artists.

  • Isen Mulang Festival From 18 May 2017 - 23 May 2017

    Derived from Isen (Abstinence) and Mulang (Surrender), Isen Mulang means to ‘never give up and strive to achieve.’ The festival contains a series of competitions in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, displaying distinct Dayak Cultures through a ride down the river with whimsically decorated boats.

  • Ubud Food Festival From 12 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

    One of the most celebrated new three-day gastronomic events, Ubud Food Festival will spice up your culinary adventure. It does not stop at outstanding chefs and innovative cuisine.

  • Vesak Day 10 May 2017

    Every year, thousands of Buddhist monks gather in Borobudur Temple to perform a blissful ceremony called Praksadina. As a tribute to birth, death, and the enlightenment of Siddhartha Gautama (known to most of us as Buddha), Vesak Day is one of the most popular rituals in Indonesia.

  • Rinjani 100 From 05 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

    Formerly named as Rinjani Ultra, Rinjani 100 is one of the hardest races on the trail program. In extension to the old route and the famously unmerciful trail from Senaru to Segara Anak Lake before finally crowning the sumptuous Mount Rinjani.

  • Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair From 26 April 2017 - 30 April 2017

    As one of the homes for the most abundant and expertly created handicrafts, Indonesia has been exhibiting their finest craftsmen in several events; one of the largest is the Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair (INACRAFT).

  • Sungailiat Triathlon 22 April 2017

    Currently gathering thousands of runners from more than 65 countries, the International Sungailiat Triathlon is a triathlon race unlike any other. You will swim in the mild water of Matras Beach, and then enjoy a bike track with a dramatically stunning environment of the capital of Bangka Regency.

  • Semana Santa in Larantuka, East Flores From 09 April 2017 - 15 April 2017

    Each year, the week before Easter Sunday, the town of Larantuka, East Flores, solemnly celebrates the Holy Week, popularly known here as “Semana Santa”.

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