Where is Jakarta?

As shown in the given Jakarta location map that Jakarta is located on the north-west cost of Indonesia. Jakarta is the most populous and capital city of Indonesia.

Indonesian Sriwijaya Air plane loses contact after taking off from Jakarta

A Sriwijaya Air plane Boeing 737-500 operating as flight SJY182 with more than 50 people on board lost contact after taking off from Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province on January 9, 2021. (AP), local media reported.

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Location Map of Jakarta, Indonesia

Where is Jakarta
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Where is Jakarta Located?

Jakarta officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. Jakarta is situated on the northwest coast of Java, at the mouth of the Ciliwung River on Jakarta Bay, an inlet of the Java Sea. It has the Status of Special Capital Territory. The urban area of Jakarta i.e. Jabodetabek, is the second largest in the world. Furthermore, Jakarta is the economic, cultural, and political centre of Indonesia. Above all, Jakarta is recognized as global city in the 2008 by Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) research.

The word Jakarta is coined from the Javanese word i.e. "Jayakarta" that means "complete victory," "victorious deed," or "complete act." The city is quite old and has had the historical importance. It is one of the oldest trading ports for the Kingdom of Sunda. The city is connected through numerous intercity and commuter railways, and served by various bus lines running on reserved bus ways. One of the most important features in the city is the National Monument and Istiqlal Mosque.

Facts about Jakarta City, Indonesia

ContinentAsia
CountryIndonesia
RegionSpecial Capital Region of Jakarta
Founded22 June 1527
LocationJakarta is situated on the northwest coast of Java.
Jakarta Coordinates6.2088° S, 106.8456° E
Area of Jakarta662.3 km2 (255.7 sq mi)
Jakarta Population (2019)10,770,487 (6th in Indonesia)
Jakarta ClimateTropical monsoon climate
Jakarta Time zoneUTC+07:00 (Indonesia Western Time)
Jakarta Major AirportSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)
Jakarta Websitehttps://www.jakarta.go.id/

Places to Visit in Jakarta

Taman Mini Indonesia IndahWayang MuseumWaterbom Pantai Indah KapukTaman Lapangan Banteng
National Monumentakarta Bahari MuseumSelamat Datang MonumentOnrust Island
Taman Impian Jaya AncolSea World AncolSnowBay Waterpark TMIITransera Waterpark
Dunia Fantasi - AncolSetu BabakanNational Gallery of IndonesiaTaman Rekreasi Wiladatika
Jakarta History MuseumTaman SuropatiTaman MentengMayestik Market
Istiqlal MosqueAncol beachOcean Dream Samudra - AncolProclamation of Independence
National MuseumPulau BidadariAtlantis Water Adventures AncolSitu Gintung Tourism Park
Merdeka Square, JakartaKidzania JakartaTaman Wisata Alam Mangrove, AngkeJakarta Planetarium
Ragunan ZooMuseum Bank IndonesiaAllianz Eco ParkJakarta Old Town
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