Indonesia: country data and statistics

Indonesia: country data and statistics
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Languages

Official language:

Malay

Religions

Branchdistribution
Roman Catholics2.9%
other Christs7.0%
Hinduists1.7%
Muslims87.2%
other1.2%

Economy more…

(per year)

Land use

2% Urban areas:42,077 km²
30% Agricultural areas:569,920 km²
48% Forest:910,133 km²
5% Water areas:102,010 km²
15% Others:289,440 km²

Transport more…

Roadways:496,607 km
Railways:8,159 km
Waterways:21,579 km
Commercial harbors:9,053
Airports:673

Indonesia is an archipelago between the Pacific and the Indian Ocean. The land has a total area of 1,913,580 km² and a total coastline of 54,716 km. This area is approximately 275% of the area of Texas. The archipelago consists of 18,307 mostly uninhabited

islands

. There are direct national borders with the 3 neighbouring countries

Timor-Leste

,

Malaysia

and

Papua New Guinea

. The distance between New York City and the Capital

Jakarta

is about 16,200 km.

According to the definition of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Indonesia is one of the developing countries because of its lower economic performance.

Most important cities

CityRegionPopulation
Jakarta / CapitalJakarta Raya10,042,000
SurabayaEast Java2,843,000
BandungWest Java2,575,000
BekasiWest Java2,511,000
MedanNorth Sumatra2,497,000
SemarangCentral Java2,067,000
TangerangBanten2,002,000
DepokWest Java1,870,000
PalembangSouth Sumatra1,562,000
MakassarSouth Sulawesi1,470,000
South TangerangBanten1,436,000
BandarlampungLampung924,000
PadangWest Sumatra877,000
DenpasarBali856,000
MalangEast Java843,000
SamarindaEast Kalimantan843,000
PekanbaruRiau704,000
BanjarmasinSouth Kalimantan675,000
City of BalikpapanEast Kalimantan646,000
Jambi CityJambi587,000
SurakartaCentral Java505,000
PontianakWest Kalimantan455,000
ManadoNorth Sulawesi430,000
MataramWest Nusa Tenggara421,000
YogyakartaDaerah Istimewa Yogyakarta404,000
AmbonMaluku356,000
PercutNorth Sumatra311,000
BengkuluBengkulu310,000
PaluCentral Sulawesi282,000
KupangEast Nusa Tenggara282,000

Political indicators

(Based on the “Worldwide Governance Indicators” project of the World Bank)

Political stability:

Rule of law:

Effectivity:

Regulatory quality:

Voice accountability:

Death penalty:constitutionally allowed

Alliances

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