Although the Indonesia is well known in South Asia and nearby Australia, few people really know much about the Indonesia. Here are seven surprising elements on the Indonesia.
1. The Forth worlds largest Population
The Indonesia officially has more than 225 million people, about 10% of Indonesians live in or around the capital of the nations, Jakarta. The majority of Indonesians are less than 25 years, with a percentage higher than in females. The Indonesia is a young country.
2. A Nation of Islands
The Indonesia officially has more than 17,000 islands, spread over 5 000 kilometres of ocean. Many of these islands are sparsely populated, with the majority of Indonesians living on the island of Java, that is the capital of the nations.
3. Political system
The Indonesia is a modern democracy with a Parliament and regional Governments in all of its provinces and Islands. Since 1998, the Indonesia has developed a political system of de-centralization and democracy, based on the American primary-system-with an elected President and the Parliament every five years.
The Indonesia is still rich in natural resources such as the modernization of nations based on the American model, has been fuelled by oil, natural gas, gold, precious stones, and forestry exports. This change, as the Indonesia has become a net importer of oil, but still has a strong localized industrial base, a regional tourism sector and a stable maritime economy.
Bahasa Indonesian is the official language, many people their "local" language spoken at home and uses bahasa Indonesia for business. There are an estimated 2000 local languages used in Indonesia, located on the Islands that make up this unique Nation.
6. Volcanic rich
The Indonesia is located on the Pacific coast, fire, with active volcanoes pointed through the islands of the Indonesia. Many are still active, others today disappeared have created some of the rich more agricultural land in the world.
7. Religious diversity
Indonesian majority are Muslims, but also many Indonesians are Christian, Catholic, Buddhist, Hindu, and in some remote areas animalists. The Indonesia constitution guarantees freedom of religion and the protection of religious and ethnic rights. Stability and acceptance through religious communities, has helped create a nation reasonably tolerant and open minded.
The Indonesia is a land of contrasts mile of its looking Western cities such as Jakarta, with centres-band commercial, suburban and modern industry in quite remote back drops were life has hardly changed for centuries.
It is not difficult to visit the Indonesia, since many budget airlines fly to cities and the different islands. Vessels of modern speed passengers regularly performs at RIau and Sumatra through Singapore and Malaysia Islands. Makes it much easier and more affordable to visit the unique islands of Indonesia.
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