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Indonesia

Official English Name: Republic of Indonesia

Official Local Name(s): Republik Indonesia

Common English Name: Indonesia

Capital: Jakarta

REGION
Southeastern Asia
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Malaysia (North)
Papua New Guinea (East)
Timor-Leste (East)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Indian Ocean (South and West)
Pacific Ocean (North)
TOTAL AREA
1,904,569 km2 (95.1% land, 4.9% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
2,958 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
54,716 km
CLIMATE
Tropical
Temperate in the highlands
TERRAIN
Mostly coastal lowlands
Higher elevations on the larger islands
HIGHEST POINT
Puncak Jaya (4,884 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Petroleum
Tin
Natural gas
Nickel
Timber
Bauxite
Copper
Fertile soils
Coal
Gold
Silver
NATURAL DISASTERS
Flooding
Droughts
Volcanic activity
Tsunamis
Earthquakes
Forest fires
DEMONYM
Indonesian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Javanese (40.22%)
Sundanese (15.50%)
Batak (3.58%)
Sulawesi (3.22%)
Madurese (3.03%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Bahasa Indonesia
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
English
Dutch
Javanese
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Muslim (87.2%)
Christian (9.9%)
Hindu (1.7%)
Buddhism (0.7%)
Confucianism/Others (0.2%)
POPULATION
258,316,051
LARGEST CITY
Jakarta (10,135,030)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Surabaya (2,843,144)
Bandung (2,575,478)
Bekasi (2,510,951)
Medan (2,497,183)
Semarang (2,067,254)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Joko Widodo
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
31 Provinces
1 Autonomous province
1 Special district
1 National capital district
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
17 August 1945 (from the Netherlands)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Garuda
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Indonesia Raya
GDP PER CAPITA
$11,100 (USD)
CURRENCY
Rp (Rupiah)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = Rp13,050
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.id
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+62

Cuisine in Indonesia is heavily influenced by both Chinese and Indian cuisines.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/id.html (Majority of information)

http://bit.ly/2fY6NdU (Ethnic and religious data)

http://www.depkes.go.id/index.php (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 8 November 2016