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Indonesia Facts

Indonesia's Information

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Land Area 1,811,569 km2
Water Area 93,000 km2
Total Area 1,904,569km2 (#14)
Population 258,316,051 (#4)
Population Density 142.59/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $3,030.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,700
Currency Rupiah (IDR)
Largest Cities

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About Indonesia

  • Name: Indonesia
    (long form) Republic of Indonesia
  • Capital City: Jakarta (10,187,595 pop.)
    (28,019,545 metro)
  • Indonesia Population: 251,160,124 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Indonesian rupiah
    (conversion rates)

    Boliviano
    1000 rupiah
  • Ethnicity: Javanese 40.6%, Sundanese 15%, Madurese 3.3%, Minangkabau 2.7%, Betawi 2.4%, Bugis 2.4%, Banten 2%, Banjar 1.7%, other or unspecified 29.9%
  • GDP total: $1.212 trillion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $5,000 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects (the most widely spoken of which is Javanese)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Bandung, Bekasi, Palembang, Tangerang, Makassar, Semarang, Depok
  • Name: Indonesia's name comes from the Latin and Greek Indus and nesos, meaning "island."
  • National Day: August 17
  • Religion: Muslim 86.1%, Protestant 5.7%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 1.8%, other or unspecified 3.4%
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Indonesia Trivia

What is the Busiest Airport in Indonesia?

The Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, located about 20 km northwest of central Jakarta, is Indonesia's busiest airport.

The Busiest Airports In Indonesia

Where is Puncak Jaya?

The Puncak Jaya (with its Carstensz Pyramid peak) attains an elevation of 16,024 feet in the Oceanic nation of Indonesia.

Where is the Puncak Jaya?

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.