Located in the continent of Asia, Indonesia covers 1,811,569 square kilometers of land and 93,000 square kilometers of water, making it the 15th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,904,569 square kilometers.
Indonesia became an independent state in 1949, after gaining its sovereignty from The Netherlands. The population of Indonesia is 248,216,193 (2012) and the nation has a density of 137 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Indonesia is the Rupiah (IDR). As well, the people of Indonesia are refered to as Indonesian.
The dialing code for the country is 62 and the top level internet domain for Indonesian sites is .id.
To learn more, visit our detailed Indonesia section.
|Density||137.0 / km2 ( 354.9 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Jakarta (Jakarta Raya)|
|GDP||889,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||3,582 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||1,811,569 km2 (699,450 mi2)|
|Water Area||93,000 km2 (35,907 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Malaysia, Papua New Guinea|
What is the capital of Indonesia?
Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia. It has a population of 8,540,121, and is located on a latitue of -6.21 and longitude of 106.85.
Jakarta is also the political center of Indonesia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Jakarta, the Capital Of Indonesia
|Elevation||16 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in Indonesia
|#16||City of Balikpapan||700,000|