Indonesia

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.

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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

  • Cultural Fiesta in Harbin Strengthens Indonesia-China Relations 05 February 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Marking the 65th year of Indonesia-China relations, the community of Indonesian-Chinese descendents living in China gave a cultural show in Harbin, Heliongjiang Province, in the People ’s Republic of China on Tuesday, 2nd February 2015.

  • Katy Perry: The Prismatic World Tour Live in Jakarta 2015 02 February 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    After her successful first performance in Jakarta on 9th January 2012, the sensational American pop singer, Katy Perry is returning to stage yet another spectacular show in Indonesia on 9th May 2015 at the brand new Indonesia Convention Center, BSD City,

  • Indonesia Exceeds Target receiving 9.44 million tourists in 2014: Breaks December record 02 February 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Indonesia’s National Statistics Bureau (BPS) announced that Indonesia broke a new record when during the month of December 2014 over 915,300 international visitors came to visit the archipelago, making an increase of 6.35% compared year on year to Dec

  • West Nusa Tenggaras Hand Woven Fabrics showcased at New York Fashion Week 30 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Three top Indonesian designers: Dian Pelangi, Barli Asmara, and Zaskia Sungkar will present their collections inspired by West Nusa Tenggara’s traditional hand-woven Ikat fabrics at the New York Fashion Week, scheduled to take place at the Crowne Plaza

  • Bali & Beyond Travel Fair 2015 30 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    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 A

  • Garuda Indonesia now acknowledged Five-star Airline 28 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    On Tuesday, 27th January 2015 Skytrax officially recognized Indonesia’s national flag carrier, Garuda Indonesia as a five-star airline.This is the highest rating granted to commercial airline companies around the world, thus placing Garuda Indonesi

  • Festive Chinese New Year Celebrations all across Indonesia 27 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    As Indonesia counts a large population of those with Chinese descent, most of whom have lived here for generations, Chinese New Year - here known as Imlek - is celebrated with lots of fanfare in many townships across the archipelago. Chinese New Year ha

  • Miss Indonesia, Elvira Devinamira Wins Best National Costume at 2015 Miss Universe Pageant 27 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Miss Indonesia 2014, Elvira Devinamira and her impressive Costume which in itself is an Ode to the Borobudur Temple, successfully stole the attention of all spectators, emerging as Winner for the Best National Costume at the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant, a

  • Dieng Cultural Festival 2015 : Shaving off dreadlocks of kids 26 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The beautiful highlands of Dieng Plateau in Central Java will be animated with festivity from 1st to 2nd August 2015 when theDieng Cultural Festival 2015 gets underway. Held annually as a community celebration, the festival presents a variety of art and

  • ASEAN Literary Festival 2015: Questions of Conscience 26 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Bringing together the finest writers from across Southeast Asia, the ASEAN Literary Festival 2014 will again be held at Taman Ismail Marzuki Art Center, Jakarta from 15th to 22nd March 2015.

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  • Jakarnaval 22 June 2017

    The most joyful thing about Jakarta’s Anniversary is its extraordinary parade, Jakarnaval. Starting from the Monumen Nasional (Monas) to the heart of Central Jakarta City, Hotel Indonesia’s roundabout, and ends on Semanggi area, the parade outlines Indonesia’s diverse cultures from Sumatra to Papua.

  • Lake Sentani Festival From 19 June 2017 - 23 June 2017

    Initiated in 2008, the Lake Sentani Festival is held annually in Khalkote, East Sentani District, Papua. The festival has become one of the three major festivals in Papua. Aside from Lake Sentani’s world-class beauty, the lake also hosts powerful natural landscape along with the region’s multicultural traditions and wisdom.

  • Festival of Light Kaliurang on the Slope of Mt. Merapi, Yogyakarta From 16 June 2017 - 31 July 2017

    Kaliurang Resort on the southern slopes of majestic Mount Merapi, in the Sleman Regency, in Yogyakarta Province will come alive with thousands of colorful lights and festivities when the Festival of Lights takes place from 16th June to 31st July 2017 centered at the Kaliurang Watchtower area. The event is presented by the Office of Tourism of Sleman Regency in collaboration with PT CIkal Bangsa.

  • Bali Arts Festival 2017 From 10 June 2017 - 08 July 2017

    Started in 1979, Bali Arts Festival has established its credibility in preserving and showcasing authentic Balinese arts. For one whole month, the festival is filled with incredible dance performances, from the forgotten classical dances, unique offering dances, to the contemporary choreographed royal dances.

  • Kemayoran Jakarta Fair From 10 June 2017 - 13 July 2017

    Kemayoran Jakarta Fair is the largest annual exhibition made to celebrate the anniversary of Jakarta. Going way back from 1968 when the first fair opened in Monas with about 1.4 million visitors, the exhibition has changed from the humble traditional market into a fresh exhibition of unique product exhibitions, trade promotions, shopping galore, music performances, amusement rides, and food festival.

  • Gawai Dayak Week From 01 June 2017 - 02 June 2017

    Gawai Dayak Week is an annual festival celebrated by the Dayak people around Kalimantan, a festival that is both a spiritual and a social occasion acknowledged since the 1950s. Gawai Dayak originates from the word Gawai (festival) and Dayak, a shared name for native people around Kalimantan consisting of four million people in total.

  • Bali Blues Festival 27 May 2017

    Sweet melodies and smooth sound continues on as Bali Blues Festival celebrates its third successful year. Featuring Indonesia’s most talented musicians, Bali Blues Festival will boost your romantic mood, adding colors to your stay in the romantic island. With a remarkable lineup, you’ll hear wonderful live sessions of world-class performances.

  • Jogja Beach Run 21 May 2017

    Passionate runners from around the world are encouraged to roam around the gorgeous landscape of Yogyakarta and Parang Tritis, including the magnificent beach of Depok, Yogyakarta. Prepare yourself to run around on one of the most beautiful coasts throughout Java and its most pleasant view before sunset.

  • Bintan Triathlon From 20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017

    Ranging from new runners to professionals, Bintan Triathlon is one of the most awaited annual triathlon festivals in Asia, presented in six different categories. Entering its twelfth year as it continues to draw more participants every year, the event is always a good challenge for sport lovers with its endurance test.

  • Art Jog From 19 May 2017 - 19 June 2017

    Since 2008, the many artists of Jogjakarta have contributed to Jogjakarta Art Fair. Although in 2010 the name changed to Art Jog, the festival remains to be an outstanding exhibit with remarkable artworks from numerous local artists.

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