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Capital : Jakarta
Language :  Indonesian
Currency :  Rupiah
Population : 260 581 000
Area : 1 910 931 km2

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Indonesia facts

1. Independence from the Netherlands was obtained on August 17, 1945.
2. The population density is 124 people / km2.
3. The country is 6 times bigger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 86%.
5. The highest peak is Jaya, 4884 m above sea level.
6. The longest river is Kapuas, 1,150 km.
7. The full name of the country – the Republic of Indonesia.
8. Political system – republic.
9. Motto of the country – “Unity in diversity”. There are not many places in the world that offer such cultural and geographical diversity.
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11. Indonesia is the only place in the world where you can see dragons from Komodo in nature.

12. It is the largest archipelago of the world consisting of over 18,000 islands (around 6,000 inhabited).

13. Indonesia is the largest Islamic nation in the world, about 90% of the population is Muslim.

14. Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world.

Author: Turyst

15. There are over 500 volcanoes, of which 12% are active all the time.

16. In Sumatra there is the world’s largest volcanic lake – Lake Toba.

17. Indonesians love hot and spicy food.

18. There are over 580 languages ​​and dialects.

19. Rice is the main food in Indonesia.

Author: MR

20. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 18 place,
      – 2018 year – 15 place.

21. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 470,000 professional and 400,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 435 500 professional and 540,000 reservists.

22. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 370 tanks, 1150 armored vehicles, 380 jet aircraft and 150 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 418 tanks, 1130 armored vehicles, 475 jet aircraft and 197 helicopters.

23. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $7,000,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $6,900,000,000 .

24. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 , the year was around 56 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 55 ships.

Author: Wojak

25. In this country, the popular procedure for many ailments is lying on the tracks.

Author: Ilona

26. On August 27, 1889, the largest recorded volcanic eruption in the history of humanity occurred on Krakatau. So many gases got into the atmosphere that for three years the sun, seen from Earth, was colored green and the moon was blue.

27. The Krakatau volcano eruption was also the loudest sound known to humanity. It could be heard from a distance of 5,000 km.

Author: ciekawy

28. In 2009, the world’s largest baby was born in the Indonesian hospital. It weighed 8.7 kg and was 67 cm long.

Author: Witek

29. On the Komodo island there is the largest number of poisonous snakes per square meter.

Author: Edyta

30. The most popular language break in Indonesia is: “Kuku kaki kakak kakak ku kayak kuku kaki kakek kakek ku”, which means: Indonesian sisters have the same toes as their grandparents.

Author: Poplątany Język

31. The Borobudur temple located in Java is one of the largest Buddhist cult objects in the world.

Author: Grzegorz

32. The minimum wage varies from 910 000 rupees per month to 2 441 301 rupees per day depending on the region (data from 2014).

33. The amount of income tax in Indonesia is 25%.

Author: Daria

34. Men and women can retire at the age of 58.

35. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.1% .

Author: Daria

36. 23 Indonesians have accumulated assets greater than a billion US dollars.

37. The richest of them is R. Budi Hartono with assets worth over $9 billion.

Author: $$$NaBogato$$$

38. In Indonesia, an average person consumes about 0.6 liters of pure alcohol per year.

39. The national alcohol is anise.

40. The most beer is beer – 84.9%, then spirit – 15%, and wine – 0.1%.

Author: AlkoWorld

41. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

42. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

43. The average IQ level is 87.

Author: EduKacJa

44. The national animal is a komodo lizard and a mythical garuda bird.

45. The national fruit is bread and durian.

Author: Kos

46. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 40 to 50 km / h.

47. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 60 to 100 km / h.

48. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

49. In 2013, 26 416 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

50. In this country there is left-hand traffic.

Author: AutoMania

51. The country has more than 104,211,000 registered vehicles (408 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

52. The Indonesian word “Yes” (a bit different than in Poland), which is a diminutive from the word “Tidak” means Polish “No”.

Author: Cudny

53. 16% of the population suffer from malnourishment (approximately 40 870 000 people).

54. 41.7% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

55. The outbreak of the Krakatau volcano on August 26, 1883 led to the creation of a powerful tsunami wave. over 40,000 people died.

56. On April 10, 1815, the Tambor volcano erupted. who killed 92,000 people.

57. The great fire in Sumatra and Kalimantan in 1997 killed 240 people.

Author: Fiorella

58. In this country there are over 496 607 km of paved roads, including more than 1 710 km of expressways (0.77% of all roads in the world).

59. In this country there are 673 airports, 186 with paved surface.

60. The largest airport in Indonesia is in Banten. Annually over 57 million people use it.

Author: Marlène

61. In this country there are over 5,042 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

62. In this country over 78 000 000 (2015) 143 260 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 55% of the population).

63. Around 75 400 000 (2015) 130,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

64. The average internet connection speed is 3 Mb / s, and the maximum speed is 31 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

Author: NET

65. The country’s top-level domain is .id . There are over 139 630 websites with such an extension.

66. The most popular pages with the extension .id are: google.co.id, kaskus.co.id and viva.co.id.

Author: http

67. This country has 2018 over year $118,300,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.85% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

68. Amount of gold reserves in …
      – 2015 year was 78100 kg ,
      – 2018 year is 80600 kg

Author: Vinamra

69. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $914 973 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $1,016,000,000,000 .

70. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 25% GDP, or around: $228 743 250 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 28.7% GDP, or around: $291,592,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $1 141.

71. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 the year was around: $293,200,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $352 247 000 000 .

Author: Komornik

72. In this country you can vote from the age of 17.

Author: Firina

73. There are currently 88 “skyscrapers” in Jakarta (buildings with a height of over 150 meters).

Author: BobBudowniczy

74. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 90 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

75. In this country there are 6.1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 15 583 164 people).

76. In Indonesia, according to statistics, an average of one person reads 51 minutes a day.

Author: Reebeka

77. The lowest temperature: -5,6 °C was measured at Kertasarie Estate.

78. The highest temperature: 39.5 °C was measured in Semarang.

Author: weather

79. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

80. The average life expectancy in this country is 67.9 years (women – 69.4 years and men – 66.3 years).

Author: Wilga

81. In this country, women can get married at the age of 16, and men aged 19.

82. In this country, women having their first child on average 22.8 years old.

83. 10 women give birth to 22 children on average

Author: Nadia

84. The average age people living in this country is 29.6 years old.

85. The country is around:
66 798 000 people (25.82%) in the age range 0-14 years.
174 781 000 people (67.56%) in the age range 15-64 years.
17 126 300 people (6.62%) over 65 years old.

86. In this country, about 4 326 000 children are born each year (1.7% of the population), and about 1 650 000 people die (0.6% of the population).

Author: Sara19

87. Indonesia is one of five countries in the world where women commit more suicides than men. The other countries are: Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iraq and China.

Author: Liliana

88. The percentage share in the global economy of Indonesia in 2015 is 1.19% (for comparison, Poland’s share is 0.74%, and the United States – 23.32%).

Author: Setar

89. In this country, a person aged 8 years is subject to criminal liability.

90. In Indonesia there are 545000 km2 of agricultural land (30% of the country).

Author: Statyk

91. 5 people in 1000 possess firearms.

92. Mulia is the highest located city in the country.

93. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 97 days.

Author: Statyk

94. He joined the UN on September 28, 1950.

95. The work week is 40 hours.

96. 46% of the country’s population live in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

97. 847522 km2 of the country is covered by forests (46.8%)

98. In 2016, death penalty was imposed on 4 people.

Author: Statyk

99. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 25% (2018).

100. The tax on goods and services is 10% (2018).

101. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.2%.

Author: Fan%

102. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 4,951,000 Rp.

Author: Daria

103. 95% of the southern Jakarta area in 20150 will disappear under water. To prevent this, the authorities have started the construction of a large dam with a length of over 32 km.

Author: Bartek

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What is the highest mountain in Indonesia?
The highest peak in Indonesia is Jaya (4884 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Indonesia?
The largest river in Indonesia is Kapuas, 1,150 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Indonesia?
we’re waiting for a response …

answer:

What is the national dish?
we’re waiting for a response …

answer:

Which Indonesia has national colors?
National colors: red and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is anise.

answer: Marta

What is the national animal?
The national animal is the komodo scout and the mythical garuda bird.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
National sport is Pencak Silat.

answer: Marta

Which countries borders Indonesia?
Indonesia borders on such countries as: East Timor 228 km, Malaysia 1,782 km, Papua New Guinea 820 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 29.6 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage varies from 910,000 rupees per month to 2,441,301 rupee per day depending on the region (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Indonesia?
The population density is 143 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Unity in diversity”. There are not many places in the world that offer such cultural and geographical diversity.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 39.5 ° C was measured in Semarang.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -5,6 ° C was measured at Kertasarie Estate.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 21.

answer: Marta