About Indonesia

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Indonesia lies between 6 degrees N - 11 degrees latitude and 95 degrees BT - BT 141 degrees. The geographical position of Indonesia is located between the two continents, Asia and Australia continents and two oceans, namely Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. And at the confluence of two mountain ranges, the circum-Pacific and circum-Mediterranean.

Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world comprising 17,504 islands. 3 of the 6 largest island in the world, Borneo (the third largest island in the world), Sumatra and Papua. Indonesia has 33 provinces. Indonesia also includes the largest maritime country in the world with an area of 93 thousand km2 waters and long beaches around 81 thousand km2 or almost 25% of the long beaches in the world.


Indonesia's population of more than 260 thousand soul. From Sabang to Merauke consists of various races, languages and religions. Java tribe is the largest tribe with a population reaching 41.7% of the entire population of Indonesia.


Indonesia has many cultures and diverse, and is the country with the largest language in the world that is 583 languages.


The Location of Indonesia astronomy shows that Indonesia is located in the tropical climate. The area of tropical climate exists between 23.5 degrees LU, and 23.5 degrees LS. This resulted in Indonesia with a quite high temperatures (between 26 degrees Celsius - 28 degrees Celsius), a fair amount of rainfall (between 700mm-7000mm per year), zenital rain (rain rose equator), a quicker process of rocks weathering quite, and there are various type of animal and plant species.

Time Zone

GMT – 7 hours ( west)
GMT – 8 hours (central)
GMT – 9 hours (East)

Currency & Money Exchange

The Rupiah is the currency used in Indonesia in notes 100,500,1000,5000,10.000,20.000,50.000. the most commonly used note is 50.000 Rupiah (about $5 US). There are many places available to exchange your dollars. You’ll get a better exchange rate for crisp, clean US $100 bills. Old or dirty bills may not be accepted. As with any foreign country.

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