Indonesia at Glance

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visit indonesia, indonesia visit, visit indonesia year, visit indonesia year 2017, tour indonesia, indonesia tourIndonesia is big Asian country located in south east Asia. Here is some information about Indonesia at glance. Indonesia or officially the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Republik Indonesia [rɛpublik ɪndonesia]), is a unitary sovereign state and transcontinental country located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania. Situated between the Indian and Pacific oceans, it is the world’s largest island country, with more than fifteen thousand islands. At 1,904,569 square kilometers (735,358 square miles), Indonesia is the world’s 14th-largest country in terms of land area and world’s 7th-largest country in terms of combined sea and land area. It has an estimated population of over 260 million people and is the world’s fourth most populous country, the most populous Austronesian nation, as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. The world’s most populous island, Java, contains more than half of the country’s population.
1. Capital of Indonesia: Jakarta (6°10.5′S 106°49.7′E)
2. Official languages: Indonesian
3. Spoken languages: Indonesian, Malay, English, Javanese, 700 others
4. Ethnic groups (2010)
-Javanese 40.2%
-Sundanese 15.5%
-Batak 3.5%
-Balinese 1.6%
-Chinese 1.2%
-Others 38%[4]
5. Religion (2010)
—87.2% Islam
—9.9% Christianity
—7.0% Protestantism
—2.9% Roman Catholicism
—1.7% Hinduism
—0.7% Buddhism
—0.2% Confucianism and others
6. Demonym:Indonesian
7. Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
• President: Joko Widodo
• Vice-President: Jusuf Kalla
• Speaker of the Regional Representative Council: Oesman Sapta Odang
• Speaker of the People’s Representative Council: Setya Novanto
• Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: Muhammad Hatta Ali
• Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court: Arief Hidayat
8. Legislature People’s Consultative Assembly
• Upper house Regional Representative Council
• Lower house People’s Representative Council
9. Formation
• Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms 2nd century
• Islamic sultanates 13th century
• Dutch East India Company 20 March 1602
• Dutch East Indies 1 January 1800
• Japanese occupation 9 March 1942
• Independence declared from the Netherlands 17 August 1945
• United States of Indonesia (USI) 27 December 1949
• USI dissolved 17 August 1950
10. Area
• Land: 1,904,569 km2 (735,358 sq mi) (14th)
• Water (%): 4.85
11. Population
• 2017 estimate: 263.51 million
• 2010 census: 237.42 million[10] (4th)
• Density: 124.66/km2 (322.9/sq mi) (84th)
12. GDP (PPP): 2017 estimate
• Total: $3.257 trillion[10] (7th)
• Per capita: $12,432[10] (96th)
13. GDP (nominal): 2017 estimate
• Total:$1.020 trillion (16th)
• Per capita: $3,895 (114th)
14. Gini (2016) 39.0 medium
15. HDI (2015):Increase 0.689
medium · 113th
16. Currency: Indonesian rupiah (Rp) (IDR)
17. Time zone: various (UTC+7 to +9)
– Date format: DD/MM/YYYY
18. Drives on the: left
19. Calling code: +62
20. Export: The most recent exports are led by coal briquettes which represent 8.71% of the total exports, followed by palm oil (7.63%), petroleum gas (5.9%), crude petroleum (3.7%) and rubber (2.6%). Indonesia’s main export markets (2015) are the United States (12%), China (11%), Japan (11%), Singapore (8.4%) and India (7.8%). The major suppliers of imports to Indonesia are China (25%), Singapore (20%), Japan (8.1%), South Korea (5.6%) and Thailand (5.5%).
21. Import: The most recent imports are led by refined petroleum which represented 9.3% of the total imports of Indonesia. The top import origins of Indonesia are China, Singapore, Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

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