Thursday, August 22, 2013

Basic facts of indonesia

Hi , I assume most of you already know about Bali Island , and yes , Bali is part of Indonesia.
Most people don't know a lot about Indonesia in general (or don't even know Indonesia at all)

1. Fourth Most Populous Country in The World

Here's the list :
1 China1,359,510,000
2 India1,232,910,000
3 United States316,511,000
4 Indonesia237,641,326

and Indonesia is world's most populous Islamic nation (even though we don't use Islamic law)

2. World's Largest Archipelago Country

Indonesia have more than 17,000 islands, and there is 5 big islands ( Borneo , Celebes/ Sulawesi , Sumatra , Papua , and Java) .Around 8,000 island have been named while only 900+ islands inhabited.

So, if you're going to Indonesia for travelling and you only have a few days , good luck with that :p

3. Languages

There are 700+ languages spoken across Indonesia with one official national language , Bahasa Indonesia.

Even though there is English lesson at school , its not used that much daily. So if you're planning to go to Indonesia , learn some Indonesian words


• There are 3 time zone in Indonesia :
 GMT +7 (Sumatra , Java )
 GMT  +8 (Bali , Half of Borneo )
 GMT +9 (Papua , Celebes)

•  Electricity : 220V/50Hz