Where is Indonesia?

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country located in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans. Indonesia is the world's largest island country and the 14th-largest country by area, It covers an area of 735,358 square miles (1,904,569 square kilometres). Jakarta, its current capital, Indonesia has announced that its new capital will be called Nusantara.

At least 162 dead after Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island. 203 km from Bengkulu City, Bengkulu, Indonesia.

Where is Indonesia located in the World map?

Where is Indonesia About Map: Map showing location of Indonesia in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans.
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Where is Indonesia Located?

The given Indonesia location map shows the accurate geographical position of Indonesia. It is a country largely of Southeast Asia and partly of Oceania. So, Indonesia is the country of group of islands located in the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean surrounded by many small seas. There are about 17,508 islands which collectively consist Indonesia. Surprisingly, this island country is fourth most populated country of the world. Jakarta, its current capital, is located on the island of Java.

The government type of Indonesia is a Unitary Presidential Republic, with an elected legislature and president. Indonesia is a founding member of international organization ASEAN and also a member of the G-20 major economies countries. Though, the country is group of islands nonetheless, it shares its international boundaries with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and Malaysia. Besides, the neighboring countries are Singapore, Australia, Philippines, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India. The largest islands are Java, Sumatra, Borneo (Borneo also shared by Brunei and Malaysia), New Guinea (also shared by Papua New Guinea), and Sulawesi. Indonesia has a tropical climate, with monsoonal characteristics i.e. wet and dry seasons.

Throughout the islands, Indonesia houses distinct ethnic, linguistic, and religious groups. The Java people are the largest group and also the politically dominant ethnic group. Likewise, Indonesia has developed an amalgamated distinctiveness defined by a national language, religious pluralism, and ethnic diversity.

Moreover, Indonesia has plenty of tourist places to visit including Jakarta the capital city, beach resorts of Bali and Lombok, and the fantastic islands of Java, Sumatra and Kalimantan. All these beautiful places lie in the lap of tropical rainforests. This is the reason that the Indonesia tourism attracts thousands of international tourists every year.

Indonesia Geography & Facts

LocationSoutheast Asia
Coordinates0.7893° S, 113.9213° E
Capital and largest cityJakarta
Proposed CapitalNusantara
Official language and national languageIndonesian
Regional languagesOver 700 languages
Religion (2018)86.70% Islam, 10.72% Christianity, 1.74% Hinduism, 0.77% Buddhism, 0.04% Folk/Other, 0.03% Confucianism
GovernmentUnitary presidential constitutional republic
Independence from the NetherlandsProclaimed - 17 August 1945 and Recognition - 27 December 1949
Area Land1,904,569[6] km2 (735,358 sq mi) (14th)
• Water (%)4.85
Population (2020 census)270,203,917 (4th)
GDP (PPP)2022 estimate
CurrencyIndonesian rupiah (Rp) (IDR)
Time zoneUTC+7 to +9 (various)
Mains electricity220 V-50 Hz
Driving sideleft
Calling code62
ISO 3166 codeID
Internet TLD.id