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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  • 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.

  • Isen Mulang Festival From 18 May 2017 - 23 May 2017

    Derived from Isen (Abstinence) and Mulang (Surrender), Isen Mulang means to ‘never give up and strive to achieve.’ The festival contains a series of competitions in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, displaying distinct Dayak Cultures through a ride down the river with whimsically decorated boats.

  • Ubud Food Festival From 12 May 2017 - 14 May 2017

    One of the most celebrated new three-day gastronomic events, Ubud Food Festival will spice up your culinary adventure. It does not stop at outstanding chefs and innovative cuisine.

  • Vesak Day 10 May 2017

    Every year, thousands of Buddhist monks gather in Borobudur Temple to perform a blissful ceremony called Praksadina. As a tribute to birth, death, and the enlightenment of Siddhartha Gautama (known to most of us as Buddha), Vesak Day is one of the most popular rituals in Indonesia.

  • Rinjani 100 From 05 May 2017 - 07 May 2017

    Formerly named as Rinjani Ultra, Rinjani 100 is one of the hardest races on the trail program. In extension to the old route and the famously unmerciful trail from Senaru to Segara Anak Lake before finally crowning the sumptuous Mount Rinjani.

  • Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair From 26 April 2017 - 30 April 2017

    As one of the homes for the most abundant and expertly created handicrafts, Indonesia has been exhibiting their finest craftsmen in several events; one of the largest is the Jakarta International Handicraft Trade Fair (INACRAFT).

  • Sungailiat Triathlon 22 April 2017

    Currently gathering thousands of runners from more than 65 countries, the International Sungailiat Triathlon is a triathlon race unlike any other. You will swim in the mild water of Matras Beach, and then enjoy a bike track with a dramatically stunning environment of the capital of Bangka Regency.

  • Semana Santa in Larantuka, East Flores From 09 April 2017 - 15 April 2017

    Each year, the week before Easter Sunday, the town of Larantuka, East Flores, solemnly celebrates the Holy Week, popularly known here as “Semana Santa”.

  • Galungan 2017 From 05 April 2017 - 15 April 2017

    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.

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