Indonesia

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Official Name:
The Republic of Indonesia

Area:
1,904,569 km2

Population:
237,641,326

Capital:
Jakarta

Language(s):
Bahasa Indonesia is the official language and various ethnic languages, however English is widely spoken and understood

Religion(s):
Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and others

Currency:
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Anthem:
Indonesia Raya

Economy:
INDUSTRY: Petroleum and Natural Gas, Textiles, Apparel, Mining, Cement

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetables, Cassava (Tapioca), Rubber, Peanuts, Poultry

EXPORT: Oil and Gas, Plywood, Textiles, Rubber, Electrical Appliances

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy
Jl. Merdeka Barat 17, Jakarta 10110

www.indonesia.travel

The Republic of Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 17,504 large and small tropical islands fringed with white sandy beaches, many still uninhabited and a number even still unnamed.

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Information

Official Name:
The Republic of Indonesia

Area:
1,904,569 km2

Population:
237,641,326

Capital:
Jakarta

Language(s):
Bahasa Indonesia is the official language and various ethnic languages, however English is widely spoken and understood

Religion(s):
Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and others

Currency:
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Anthem:
Indonesia Raya

Economy:
INDUSTRY: Petroleum and Natural Gas, Textiles, Apparel, Mining, Cement

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetables, Cassava (Tapioca), Rubber, Peanuts, Poultry

EXPORT: Oil and Gas, Plywood, Textiles, Rubber, Electrical Appliances

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy
Jl. Merdeka Barat 17, Jakarta 10110

www.indonesia.travel

The Republic of Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 17,504 large and small tropical islands fringed with white sandy beaches, many still uninhabited and a number even still unnamed. Straddling the equator, situated between the continents of Asia and Australia and between the Pacific and the Indian Oceans, it is as wide as the United States from San Francisco to New York, equaling the distance between London and Moscow. Indonesia has a total population of more than 215 million people from more than 200 ethnic groups. The national language is Bahasa Indonesia.

Among the most well known islands are Sumatra, Java, Bali, Kalimantan (formerly Borneo), Sulawesi (formerly Celebes), the Maluku Islands (or better known as Moluccas, the original Spice Islands) and Papua. Then, there is Bali “the world’s best island resort” with its enchanting culture, beaches, dynamic dances and music. But Indonesia still has many unexplored islands with grand mountain views, green rainforests to trek through, rolling waves to surf and deep blue pristine seas to dive in where one can swim with dugongs, dolphins and large mantarays.

Because of her location, and geology, Indonesia is blessed with the most diverse landscape, from fertile ricelands on Java and Bali to the luxuriant rainforests of Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi, to the savannah grasslands of the Nusatenggara islands to snow-capped peaks of West Papua.

Her wildlife ranges from the prehistoric giant Komodo lizard to the Orang Utan and the Java rhino, to the Sulawesi anoa dwarf buffalos, to birds with exquisite plumage like the cockatoo and the bird of paradise. This is also the habitat of the Rafflesia the world’s largest flower, wild orchids, an amazing variety of spices, and aromatic hardwood and a large variety of fruit trees. Underwater, scientists have found in North Sulawesi the prehistoric coelacanth fish, a “living fossil” fish, predating the dinosaurs living some 400 million years ago, while whales migrate yearly through these waters from the South Pole. Here are hundreds of species of colourful coral and tropical fish to admire. Culturally, Indonesia fascinates with her rich diversity of ancient temples, music, ranging from the traditional to modern pop, dances, rituals and ways of life, changing from island to island, from region to region. Yet everywhere the visitor feels welcomed with that warm, gracious innate friendliness of the Indonesian people that is not easily forgotten.

Facilities-wise Indonesia’s hotels are second to none. In fact, many of our luxurious and unique hotels have constantly been listed as some of the best in the world, located on white sandy beaches, overlooking green river valleys, or situated in the heart of busy capital Jakarta. While Indonesia’s cities like Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, or Makassar are a hive of activities for business and leisure and a paradise for shoppers, offering upscale boutiques selling top brand names, to local goods at road-side stalls. Here gourmets can treat themselves to the many regions’ delectable spicy cuisine or dine sumptuously at international restaurants. And for sheer relaxation, Indonesia Spas are second to none to reinvigorate both body and mind.

Convention centers are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, as many top international conferences and exhibitions are held in Jakarta, Bali to Manado, ranging from the Global Climate Change Conference in Bali to the World Ocean Conference in Manado , to trade and investment exhibitions and tourism trade shows in many provincial capital cities. Jakarta, Bali, Medan, Padang, Bandung, Solo, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Makassar are connected by direct international flights, and many regular and low cost carriers fly passengers to Indonesia’s towns or remote locations. For more details, www.indonesia.travel.

Information

Official Name:
The Republic of Indonesia

Area:
1,904,569 km2

Population:
237,641,326

Capital:
Jakarta

Language(s):
Bahasa Indonesia is the official language and various ethnic languages, however English is widely spoken and understood

Religion(s):
Islam, Protestantism, Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and others

Currency:
Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Anthem:
Indonesia Raya

Economy:
INDUSTRY: Petroleum and Natural Gas, Textiles, Apparel, Mining, Cement

AGRICULTURE: Rice, Vegetables, Cassava (Tapioca), Rubber, Peanuts, Poultry

EXPORT: Oil and Gas, Plywood, Textiles, Rubber, Electrical Appliances

Tour Info

Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy
Jl. Merdeka Barat 17, Jakarta 10110

www.indonesia.travel

  • Love Lembata-The Charm of Indonesia Photo Exhibition 23 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The wonders of Lembata Island in East Nusa Tenggara Province will be showcased in a special photography exhibition called; “Cinta Lembata-Pesona Indonesia” or “Love Lembata-The Charm of Indonesia”. It is scheduled to take place from27th to 28th

  • International Tour de Banyuwangi- Mt. Ijen 2015 20 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The annual international cycling event: the International Tour de Banyuwangi-Mt.Ijen 2015 to be held from 6th to 9th May 2015, will again highlight the Banyuwangi Regency in East Java province. Combining the exciting sport of bicycle racing with tourism,

  • The 4th Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) 2015 19 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The capital city of Jakarta will welcome Asia’s golf tourism industry when the region’s top golf tourism convention heads to the city on 27th to 30th April for the 4th Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) 2015 to be held at the Jakarta International Co

  • Stage of The World : Promoting the Wonders of Indonesia at World Expo Milano (WEM) 2015, Italy 19 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Indonesia will promote the country's finest features at the World Expo Milano (WEM) 2015 in Milan, Italy, scheduled to take place for a full 6 months from 1st May to 31st October 2015. Held once every five years, the colossal scaled non-commercial interna

  • Bintan Expo Center: Investment and Tourist Information of Bintan Island in the Riau Archipelago 16 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The island of Bintan in the Riau Archipelago harbors a surprisingly large number of tourist attractions : from sparkling beaches, pristine islands, to superb all-inclusive resorts like the Nirwana Garden Resort, Bintan Lagoon Resort, Bintan Agro Resort, a

  • Bali Marathon 2015 16 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Returning for its 4th edition this year, the annual sport tourism event the BII Maybank Bali Marathon will again turn the streets of Gianyar Regency on the enchanting island of Bali into a massive running track on 30th August 2015.

  • Bintan Triathlon 2015 16 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The challenging multi-sporting event, the Bintan Triathlon will once again spark up the beautiful island of Bintan, in the Riau Archipelago Province from 17th to 18th May 2014. Entering its 11th edition this year, the event that combines exhilarating chal

  • Wonderful Indonesia Le Club Accorhotels Golf Challenge: Golfing in superb Surroundings 13 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Highlighting Indonesia’s superb golfing destinations, Accor, leading international hotel operator in Asia Pacific, in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia and Garuda Indonesia Malaysia office launched “Wonderful Indonesia Le Club A

  • Indonesia Galore: Introducing the Wonders of Indonesia in Japan 12 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Tokyo in collaboration with Garuda Indonesia Airlines and the ASEAN-Japan Center will present the first ever special exhibition of “Indonesia Galore” from 14th to 16th March 2015 at the AJC Hall, Tokyo, Japa

  • Nikoi Island among Finalists in World Legacy Awards 2015 12 March 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Situated off the northeastern coast of Bintan Island in the Riau Islands Province, the secluded small island of Nikoi has been named as one of the three finalists in the category of Earth Changer in the World Legacy Awards 2015 presented by the National G

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  • Borobudur Nite: Music, Lantern, & Hope From 31 December 2017 - 31 December 2017

    As the largest Buddhist temple and one of the wonders of the world, the Borobudur Temple provides a majestic backdrop for many activities, be it spiritual or festive. But as far as these events go, this merry event acts as a symbol of gratitude for the present and the past, as well as hope for a positive future.

  • Denpasar Festival From 28 December 2017 - 28 December 2017

    Generating innovative activities and maintaining high quality events are the simple purposes of Denpasar Festival. Focusing on happiness and sustainability, it is the event of the year in Bali.

  • Lovely December From 26 December 2017 - 30 December 2017

    The Government of Toraja Regency once again celebrates a truly lovely festival called Lovely December, presenting many of the wonderful Toraja cultures. This festival brings you various entertainments that are both eye-opening and enchanting.

  • Makepung Lampit From 26 November 2017 - 26 November 2017

    Derived from Balinese word kepung, meaning ‘chase,’ Makepung Lampit reveals another exciting race before the highlight of Makepung Festival. Situated in wetlands, the muddy terrestrial is another experience you won’t find anywhere else.

  • Spartan Race Bintan From 19 November 2017 - 20 November 2017

    The Spartan Race is an internationally known event for both first timers and seasoned racers with over 240 races held 25 countries around the world. One of the locations is held in the wonderful Bintan Island. The race includes not only running, but also climbing, pushing, pulling, throwing, crawling walls, hills, trees, muds, and barbed wires.

  • Jogja International Heritage Week From 18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017

    The Jogja International Heritage Walk (JJHW) is an on-foot marching event held by the Jogja Walking Association. This event highlights plenty of messages, such as the well being of oneself, green-friendly environment, healthy tourism, and creative economy. Implemented through an array of activities, including planting a thousand trees on Karang Tengah Slope, JJHW invites everyone to participate on this marching.

  • Biennale Jogja From 02 November 2017 - 10 December 2017

    Initiated as an exhibition that represents the dynamic art practice in Jogjakarta in 1988, Biennale Jogja immediately became one of the most powerful and faithful visual arts events in Indonesia. Widely known as a flagship of contemporary exhibitions, Biennale Jogja has shown a great deal of contribution to the local and regional art scene in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

  • Jakarta Marathon From 29 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

    Jakarta Marathon is the biggest city marathon in Indonesia, recognized internationally as a world-class marathon throughout Southeast Asia. Every year, the marathon is participated by about 15,000 runners. With a growing number each year, Jakarta Marathon is divided into four categories: 5k, 10k, half marathon, and full marathon. The full marathon offers runners to comb the streets, landmarks, and architecture of Jakarta.

  • Indonesia International Mask Festival From 27 October 2017 - 28 October 2017

    Located at the Vastenburg Fort, City of Solo, Central Java, Indonesia International Mask Festival (IIMF) showcases unique traditional mask dance performances from every corner of the world, including the iconic mask dances of Indonesia. This event aims to develop Javanese creative industry and to feature the world’s most attractive performance arts for everyone.

  • Ubud Writers & Readers Festival From 26 October 2017 - 30 October 2017

    Exploring bright new ideas, the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is the Southeast Asia’s leading festival. Bringing together Indonesian and international writers, artists, activists, filmmakers, and other creative workers, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is a space to cultivate global voices, raising awareness on large-scale issues.

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