Indonesia Statistics

  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Population: 251,160,124
  • GDP: $1,030,000,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    735,358 (sq miles)
    1,904,569 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Indonesian rupiah (IDR)

Indonesia Facts

  • Indonesia Facts... When a child loses a tooth they throw their tooth backwards over the roof. Their mother says they must throw it very straight so... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes...

    Although there are many restaurants along the streets, eating while standing or walking on the street is inappropriate. Finishing a drink implies the desire for... Learn More

  • In their Language... The official language is Indonesian (a variety of Malay). However, some 300 other languages are also spoken in the country. One of them, Javanese is... Learn More
  • Family... Traditionally, Indonesians have had large families, but in recent times people are stopping at two children. Members of the extended family often live under the... Learn More
  • Fashion...

    Indonesians prefer modest dress, whether they wear Western styles or more traditional clothing. The traditional dress for a woman is called a "kain", a long... Learn More

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