About Indonesia
 

 

 

 

 

Name

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Republic of Indonesia

Government

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Republic

Region

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Asia Pasific

Government Type

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Presidential

President

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Susilo Bambang Yudoyono

Vice President

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Yusuf Kala

Capitol City

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Jakarta

Area

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1,904,000 sq Km

National Day

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17 August, Independence Day

National Anthem

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Indonesia Raya / Great Indonesia

Climate

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Average Temp -- 23-28oC varying with altitude
Average Humidity -- 70-90 %
Dry Season -- June to Sept
Rainy Season -- Dec to March

Population

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240 million, growth rate - 1.5%

Languages

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Bahasa Indonesia, plus 58 dialects

Neighboring Countries

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Malaysia and Thailand in North East
Philippines in North
New Guinea in West
Australia in South West
and Indian Ocean in South East

Religions

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Muslim - 88%
Christian - 10%
Hindu - 2% Budha - 2%

Currency

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Rupiah

Currency Comparison

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US $ 1.00 = 9,340.00 Rupiah (approx)

Famous Games

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Badminton

 

 

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