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

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  • Dieng Cultural Festival 2015 : Shaving off dreadlocks of kids From 01 August 2015 - 02 August 2015

    The beautiful highlands of Dieng Plateau in Central Java will be animated with festivity from 1st to 2nd August 2015 when the Dieng Cultural Festival 2015 gets underway. Held annually as a community celebration, the festival presents a variety of art and cultural performances, Dieng's finest products exhibition, and to top it all is the unique dreadlock kids’ ritual ceremony (or Ruwatan anak gembel/gimbal).

  • Bali Kite Festival From 18 July 2015 - 20 July 2015

    For three days in July, the skies over Padang Galak in Sanur Beach, Bali come alive with dozens of Balinese traditional kites in various sizes and shapes. The biggest kites can be up to 10 metres in length; the designs can range from Bebean (fish) to the Janggan (birds) with tails extending several times the length of the actual kite!

  • Hari Raya Aidilfitri 17 July 2015

    The end of Ramadan is marked with feasting, family reunions, and open houses in the Muslim-majority countries of Indonesia and Malaysia; Eid is also a public holiday in Singapore, which has a vibrant Malay community.

  • Galungan 15 July 2015

    Every 120 day cycle, the Balinese celebrate the victory of virtue over evil with the ten-day feast called Galungan. During Galungan, the Balinese believe that all the gods descend on earth to celebrate, and the spirits of ancestors visit their homes. Thus Galungan rituals and offerings are meant to welcome these otherworldly spirits to the material realm.

  • The resplendent Bali Arts Festival 2015 at Bali Art Center Denpasar From 13 June 2015 - 11 July 2015

    Presentations of the grand arts of the fabled island of Bali will again throw the spotlight on this tourist paradise as the 37th edition of the annual Bali Arts Festival will be rolled out from 13th June to 11th July 2015, to be centered around Bali's Art Center in Denpasar, capital of Bali Province.

  • Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2015 at the Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) and the Beachwalk Kuta From 10 June 2015 - 14 June 2015

    After the success of its inaugural edition last year, the paradise island of Bali is again all set and ready to present the wonders of the island and neighboring emerging destinations including Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Komodo, and the entire Indonesian Archipelago in the Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2015. The Fair is scheduled to be held from 10th to 14th June 2014, at the Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) and the Beachwalk Kuta.

  • Festival Bumi Rafflesia 2015: Festival of Bengkulu, Land of the Rafflesia flower

    The annual Festival Bumi Rafflesia, otherwise known as Festival of the Land of the Raffesia, is planned for June 2015 this year, and is aimed to boost the promotion of the province of Bengkulu and attract more visitors to this destination, explained Rudi Perdana, Head of the office of Culture and Tourism of Bengkulu Province as reported by kompas.com.

  • Jakarta Fair Kemayoran 2015 From 29 May 2015 - 05 July 2015

    The capital city of Jakarta will again hold its annual mega exhibition and entertainment show for over a full month when the Jakarta Fair Kemayoran 2015 takes place from 29th May to 5th July 2015 at the Jakarta International Exhibition Center, Kemayoran. Acknowledged as the largest fair in the country, Jakarta Fair is held annually in conjunction with Jakarta’s anniversary which falls on 22nd June.

  • Disneys Beauty and the Beast Broadway Musical Show live in Jakarta From 25 May 2015 - 07 June 2015

    One of Disney’s most enchanting love stories, Beauty and the Beast, will come to life on stage in a Broadway musical performance that will show from 25th May to 7th June 2015 at the Ciputra Artpreneur Theater, at Kuningan, in the capital city of Jakarta.

  • Bintan Triathlon 2015 From 23 May 2015 - 23 May 2015

    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 challenges, athleticism and camaraderie is expected to be bigger and better than ever, so be sure to expect fireworks, fun fringe activities and definitely a big party.

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