Facts

  • Population: 261 million
  • Major languages: Indonesian, plus 300 regional languages
  • Major religion: Islam
    • Indonesia has the world’s largest Muslim population
  • Life expectancy: 67 years (men), 71 years (women)
  • Electricity:ย 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
  • Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
  • Emergency Number: 110

Geography

  • Area: 1.9 million sq km (742,308 sq miles)

Notes

  • The Gallop organization ranked Indonesia one of the 10 safest countries to visit.
  • Spread across a chain of thousands of islands between Asia and Australia.
  • Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.
  • Automatic teller machines are common in Indonesia.

Tourism

  • On the verge of overtourism: Jakarta (World Travel & Tourism Council, 2019)

Overland

  • Drive on the left side
  • Carnet De Passage En Douane (CPD) is required.
    • Indonesian Motor Club:Ikatan Motor Indonesia (IMI)
      Stadion Tennis, Sayap Kanan
      Jln. Pintu Satu, Senayan,
      Jakarta 10270

      Tel: (62-21) 571 20 32 – 573 11 02
      Fax: (62-21) 571 2037

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