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Indonesia : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Indonesia
Continent Asia
Location 0.78930 S, 113.92130 E
Map of Indonesia  map of Indonesia
Flag  flag of Indonesia
Area 1,904,569 km²
Coastline 33,999 miles
Neighboring Countries Brunei

Singapore

Christmas Island

Malaysia

Philippines

Vietnam

Cambodia

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Thailand

Palau

Macao

Hong Kong

Laos

Taiwan

Myanmar

Papua New Guinea

Australia

Bangladesh

Sri Lanka

Northern Mariana Islands

Bhutan

Federated States of Micronesia

China

South Korea

Maldives

Time Zone Various (UTC +7 to +9)
Population 263.51 million (2017)
Symbol  symbol of Indonesia
Independence Day 17th August, 1945
President of Indonesia Joko Widodo
Vice–President of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla
National Anthem “Indonesia Raya”
Motto ‘’Bhinneka Tunggal Ika’’
National Ideology “Pancasila”
National Animal Komodo Dragon
National Bird Javan Hawk-Eagle
National Fish Asian Arowana
National Game Badminton
National Tree Banyan Tree
Popular Drinks & Beverages Teh (Tea) and Kopi (Coffee)
National Flower Melati Putih
National Fruit Jack Fruit
National Colors Red and White
National Languages Indonesian
Seasons in Indonesia Wet Season (October to April)

Dry Season (May to September)

Prestigious Awards of Indonesia
  • Military & Bravery Awards – Bintang Gerilya, Bintang Jasa
  • Civilian Award – Bintang Mahaputera
  • Literature Awards – Jakarta Arts Council Novel Competition
  • Cinema Award – Citra Awards, Indonesian Movie Awards
Religion in Indonesia Islam (87.2%)

Christianity (9.9%)

Hinduism (1.7%)

Buddhism (0.7%)

Confucianism & Others (0.2%)

Average Marriage age in Indonesia 25.7 years for men and 22.3 years for women
Capital Jakarta (60 10.5’S 1060 49.7’E)
Number of Provinces 34 Provinces

West Java

East Java

Central Java

North Sumatra

Banten

Jakarta Special Capital Region

South Sulawesi

Lampung

South Sumatra

Riau

West Sumatra

East Nusa Tenggara

Special Region of Aceh

West Kalimantan

Bali

South Kalimantan

Special Region of Yogyakarta

Jambi

East Kalimantan

Special Region of Papua

Central Sulawesi

North Sulawesi

Southeast Sulawesi

Central Kalimantan

Bengkulu

Riau Islands

Maluku

Bangka–Belitung Islands

West Sulawesi

Gorontalo

North Maluku

Special Region of West Papua

North Kalimantan

Largest Province in Indonesia West Java
Smallest Province in Indonesia North Kalimantan
Largest City in Indonesia Jakarta
Smallest City in Indonesia Sabang
Literacy rate 96.3% (males)

91.5% (females)

Type of Government
  • Democracy
  • Unitary State
  • Republic
  • Presidential System
  • Constitutional Republic
GDP PPP – $3.257 trillion (2017)

Nominal – $1.020 trillion (2017)

GDP per capita $12,432 (2017)
Currency Indonesian Rupiah (Rp) (IDR)
Calling Code  +62
Internet TLD .id
ISO 3166 code ID
Festivals of Indonesia Ramadan

Id-al-Fitr

Eid-al-Filtr

Independence/National Day

Christmas

Nyepi

Toraja Funeral Ceremony

Baliem Valley Festival

Kesodo (Kasada) Ceremony

Pasola

Waisak (Vesak)

Galungan

Jalan Jaska Festival

Festival Teluk Kendari

Bidar Race

Bali Arts Festival

Yogya (Jogja) Arts Festival

Krakatoa Festival

Bau Nyale Fishing Festival

Monuments Mount Kawi

Ground Zero Monument

National Monument (MONAS)

Sam Po Kong Temple

Bukittinggi Clock Tower

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park

Semarang Old Town

Proclamation Monument

Equator Monument

Suroboyo Monument

Yogyakarta Monument

Monumen Simpanglima Gumul

Malang City Hall Monument

Wildlife Sanctuaries in Indonesia
  • 500 Protected Areas
  • 50 National Parks
  • 527 Nature and Game Reserves
Longest River in Indonesia Kapuas river
Largest Lake Lake Toba
Highest Mountain in Indonesia Puncak Jaya
Biggest waterfall in Indonesia Sipiso Piso Waterfall
Biggest Airport in Indonesia Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
Biggest dam in Indonesia Cirata Dam
Tallest building in Indonesia Cemindo Tower
Richest person of Indonesia Budi Hartono and Michael Hartono
Best places to visit in Indonesia Bali

Yogyakarta

Komodo National Park

Lombok

Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park

Bukit Lawang

Torajaland

Flores Island

Tanjung Puting National Park

Raja Ampat Islands

Official Website Indonesia.go.id
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