Jakarta is one of the most populated cities in Indonesia, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 06.09S latitude / 106.49E longitude. For routing in Jakarta, please check the free driving directions Jakarta service below.
When you visit Indonesia, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Indonesian, and the officially used currency is Indonesian rupiah (IDR), since 1949.
Jakarta, the capital city, has numerous population; 13 194 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Jakarta counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Indonesia, bears 266 794 980 sum citizens spreading on its 737 813,89 sq mi / 1 910 930 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Indonesia is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Unity in Diversity, while salute for the national anthem called: Indonesia Raya (Great Indonesia).
Google maps Jakarta, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Indonesia and the neighboring countries like East Timor, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Indonesia Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Indonesia
Indonesia is an archipelago in the southeast Asia consisting of 17,000 islands (6,000 inhabited) and straddling the equator. The largest islands are Sumatra, Java (the most populous), Bali, Kalimantan (Indonesia’s part of Borneo), Sulawesi (Celebes), the Nusa Tenggara islands, the Moluccas Islands, and Irian Jaya (also called West Papua), the western part of New Guinea. Its neighbor to the north is Malaysia and to the east is Papua New Guinea. Indonesia, part of the ring of fire, has the largest number of active volcanoes in the world. Earthquakes are frequent. Wallace’s line, a zoological demarcation between Asian and Australian flora and fauna, divides Indonesia.