There are plenty of reasons that make Indonesia such a fabulous getaway destination. With a massive collection of 17,000 islands to explore and a rich culture, the beauty of this country stretches far and wide with adventure, culture, jungles, volcanoes, and many other natural wonders. The tropical warmth of Indonesia's weather and famous places to visit such as Bali are energizing for the mind and soul. Also, the refreshing atmosphere of areas such as Java, Ubud and Lombok makes Indonesia a vacation that's high on both adrenaline and affordability for the perfect pairing.
USEFUL INFO. ABOUT INDONESIA
OFFICIAL NAME: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Federation
POPULATION: 273.52 million
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S): Bahasa Indonesia
LANGUAGES SPOKEN:Over 300 different native languages are spoken in Indonesia.
CURRENCY: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
ETHINICITY: Javanese (42%), Sundanese (15.41%), Malay (3.45%), Madurese (3.37%), Batak (3.02%), Minangkabau (2.72%), Betawi (2.51%), Others (27.52%)
MAP REFERRED: ASIA
AREA: 1.905 million km square
Water: 93,000 km square of inland seas
ELEVATION : 367 m
NEIGHBOURING PLACES - : Indonesia shares land borders with Malaysia on Borneo, Papua New Guinea on the island of New Guinea, and East Timor on the island of Timor. Its maritime borders are shared with Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Palau, and Australia.
FAMOUS FOR:Jakarta | Bali Beaches | Borobudur Temple | Lake Toba | Jatiluwih Rice Terrace |Ubud Monkey Forest | Balinese Massages | Kecak Dance | Kuta Beach | Ubud Art Market | Mount Batur | Goa Gajah | Celuk Silver | Lovina Beach | Canggu | Nightlife | Densapur Cafes | Seminyak Art
NATIONAL SYMBOLS:Garuda is the official emblem; it is a coat of arms with the 5 principles of the state - Pancasila, along with its motto "Bhinneka Tunggal Ika.
TIME ZONE: : Central Indonesia Time (GMT+8)
DRIVING SIDE: Left
AIRPORTS IN Indonesia Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Juanda International Airport, Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, Banyuwangi International Airport, Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman International Airport, Kualanamu International Airport, Sultan Hasanuddin Airport, Ahmad Yani Airport, Husein Sastranegara International Airport, Sultan Muhammad Kaharuddin III Airport, Kalimarau International Airport, Kertajati International Airport.
Network / Connectivity
Wi-Fi accessibility at public spaces in Indonesia is common; from the minute you land, most international airports have free Wi-Fi connections to facilitate instant connectivity. Most hotels, restaurants, malls and cafes also offer free Wi-Fi access. Though, in smaller towns it may be password protected to ensure only paying customers can use it.
For a more stable and reliable internet connection, renting a pocket Wi-Fi device is highly recommended. Prices start as low as $3 for lower speeds. Alternatively, you can also buy a mobile SIM card with 4 GB of data which costs an affordable $6 on average.