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

  • Grand 60th Commemoration of Asian-African Conference planned in Bandung and Jakarta 16 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Sixty years ago on 19 April 1955 Bandung, capital of West Java Province, made world history when leaders from 29 Asian and African emerging countries, most of whom had just gained independence from centuries of colonial rule, gathered to walk together an

  • Biak Numfor in Papua develops Tourism and Sea Fishery 15 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Situated near the Pacific Ocean along Indonesia's most eastern border with Papua New Guinea,, the Biak Numfor Regency in the province of Papua is currently optimizing its tourism potentials through a number of developments. This year, the regency has all

  • Toyota Land Cruiser International Jamboree 2015 13 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    No less than 1,000 Toyota Land Cruiser adventuring cars will be swarming to the majestic Hindu Prambanan Temple in the Sleman Regency, YogyakartaProvince when the Toyota Land Cruiser International Jamboree takes place from 7th to 8th March 2015. This wil

  • Digital Promotions boosted to Attract 2 Million Chinese Tourists 13 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Digital Promotion will be put in effect by the Ministry of Tourism Indonesia as a breakthrough to attract the huge Chinese outbound tourist market in 2015. “Such policy is quite effective to achieve the target of 2 million. Chinese tourist arrivals to

  • Garuda Indonesia Launches Beijing-Bali Regular Direct Flights 12 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Along with the continuous growth in the number of tourists from China who spend their holidays on the enchanting Island of Bali, Garuda Indonesia, official airline of Indonesia has launched regular direct flights between Beijing and Bali. The inaugural

  • Bau Nyale: The Sea Worms Festival on the island of Lombok 12 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The island of Lombok in the West Nusa Tenggara Province will once again celebrate the age-old tradition of Bau Nyale or catching the Sea Worms Festival in the forthcoming month. This year, following a meeting of the council of government officials, tradit

  • Indonesia Gears Up for the 2018 ASIAN Games 08 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The Capital City of Jakarta is preparing to establish an 11 hectares athletes’ complex in Kemayoran, Central Jakarta in connection with the international sport event ASIAN Games 2018, which Indonesia will host. The statement was made by Jakarta Gover

  • The 2016 Solar Eclipse can be Observed across the Indonesian Archipelago 06 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    Although astronomers have confirmed that only a small number of cities in Indonesia lie on the path of the 2016 total solar eclipse, however, the opportunity to observe parts of this phenomenon can be experienced in most parts of the Indonesian Archipe

  • Indonesia surpasses 9.3 Million Tourist Arrivals 2014 target: Tourists to Bali surged by 14.78%. 05 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    On 2 January 2015, Indonesia's National Statistics Board informed that the total number of international tourist arrivals to Indonesia nationwide during January to November 2014 reached 8.52 million, - a growth of 7.29% year on year compared to the t

  • Indonesias Astronomy Associations and Communities promote the Total Solar Eclipse 2016 05 January 2015 | Author : indonesiatravel

    The Total Solar Eclipse which will occur in the skies over the Indonesian Archipelago on 9th March 2016 is safe to observe as long as one follows the proper guidance. To educate and provide information as how to properly observe this spectacular phenomeno

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  • Batam Outer Ring 08 February 2017

    Batam Outer Ring is a new international cycling challenge of circling the outer ring road of Batam Island. Not for the faint-hearted, the route stretches 120 km (75 miles) from start to finish, making it one of the biggest cycling route challenges in Indonesia.

  • Yogyakarta's Chinese Cultural Week From 05 February 2017 - 11 February 2017

    Everything looks different at the Malioboro Street during Yogyakarta’s Chinese Cultural Week. Famous for joyful colors and vibrant energy, people in the city could watch diverse performances and activities of Chinese origins, including Liong Dragon Dance, Wushu martial arts, and the unique Wayang Poo Tay Hee, a Chinese Glove puppetry merged with Javanese culture.

  • Indonesia Fashion Week From 01 February 2017 - 05 February 2017

    First established in 2012, Indonesia Fashion Week is not just any ordinary fashion event, but a progressive stylish movement. It fuses fashion, competition, and trade shows, featuring the latest trends in fashion, aiming to provide a grounded direction to Indonesian fashion industry.

  • CNY Festival 2017 28 January 2017

    Bintan’s Chinese New Year Festival is celebrated with great aplomb and festivity. There are traditional Chinese song and dance performances with a colorful street parade featuring vibrantly painted dragons and lions. At the peak of the event, thousands of Chinese lanterns are released into the sky.

  • Nongsa Regatta From 18 January 2017 - 22 January 2017

    During the peak of Northeast Monsoon, Nongsa Point Marina & Resort hosts inaugural Nongsa Regatta dedicated for IRC yachts, sports boats, and racing multihulls, including the Stand-Up Paddleboard and Radio Control Sailing.

  • Reba Party From 14 January 2017 - 16 January 2017

    The Reba Party or ‘Pesta Reba’ is a yearly ritual practiced by the Ngada people. The ritual celebrates the coming of the typhoon, symbolizing gratefulness towards their ancestors.

  • Neptune Regatta From 10 January 2017 - 13 January 2017

    Come and sail in Neptune Regatta as you enjoy the beauty of the sea along the equatorial line. With great sailing, picturesque tropical islands, delicious food, and lots of fun, Neptune Regatta starts from Batam’s Nongsa Point Marina to the Equator.

  • Jakarta Marathon 2015 25 October 2015

    Following the success of the two previous editions, the Jakarta Marathon, - biggest running event in Indonesia - will again turn the streets of the capital city of Jakarta into a colossal race track for thousands of runners on Sunday, 25th October 2015. This mega sport-tourism event is jointly presented by the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia and the Jakarta Provincial Government in cooperation with promoters INSPIRO.

  • Bali Marathon 2015 From 30 August 2015 - 30 August 2015

    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.

  • IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan 23 August 2015

    Set in the Riau Islands Province's Bintan Island, the inaugural 2015 Bintan IronMan takes place on August 23; winners compete for prizes totaling US$25,000, as well as 40 age-group qualifying slots in the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Queensland, Australia.

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