Indonesia, Indonezja, Republika Indonezji, Republik Indonesia
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The world's largest archipelago, Indonesia achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1949. Current issues include: implementing IMF-mandated reforms of the banking sector, effecting a transition to a popularly elected government after four decades of authoritarianism, addressing charges of cronyism and corruption, holding the military accountable for human rights violations, and resolving growing separatist pressures in Aceh and Irian Jaya. On 30 August 1999 a provincial referendum for independence was overwhelmingly approved by the people of Timor Timur. Concurrence followed by Indonesia's national legislature, and the name East Timor was provisionally adopted. The independent status of East Timor - now under UN administration - has yet to be formally established.

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1. Dependency status: NA

2. Government type: republic

3. Location: Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean

4. Border Countries: Malaysia 1,782 km, Papua New Guinea 820 km

5. Climate: tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands

6. Terrain: mostly coastal lowlands; larger islands have interior mountains

7. Area: 1,919,440 km2

8. Capital: Jakarta

9. Administrative divisions: 27 provinces (propinsi-propinsi, singular - propinsi), 2 special regions* (daerah-daerah istimewa, singular - daerah istimewa), and 1 special capital city district** (daerah khusus ibukota); Aceh*, Bali, Banten, Bengkulu, Gorontalo, Irian Jaya, Jakarta Raya**, Jambi, Jawa Barat, Jawa Tengah, Jawa Timur, Kalimantan Barat, Kalimantan Selatan, Kalimantan Tengah, Kalimantan Timur, Kepulauan Bangka Belitung, Lampung, Maluku, Maluku Utara, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Riau, Sulawesi Selatan, Sulawesi Tengah, Sulawesi Tenggara, Sulawesi Utara, Sumatera Barat, Sumatera Selatan, Sumatera Utara, Yogyakarta*; note - the province of Irian Jaya may have been divided into two new provinces - Central Irian Jaya and West Irian Jaya; with the implementation of decentralization on 1 January 2001, the 357 districts (regencies) may become the key administrative units

10. Population: 228,437,870 (July 2001 est.)

11. Languages: Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects, the most widely spoken of which is Javanese

12. Religions: Muslim 88%, Protestant 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 2%, Buddhist 1%, other 1% (1998)

13. Currency: Indonesian rupiah (IDR)

14. Original language tekst: NA

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24. Indonesia office in Poland:

  • Embassy Republic of Indonesia
    ul. Estońska 3/5
    03-903 Warszawa
    tel. (022) 617-51-08, 617-51-79
    fax (0) 39121885 (Komertel)
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25. Intresting WEB's about Indonesia:

  • Lonely Planet - Indonesia - General overview from this renowned guidebook publisher covers history, culture, travel tips, essential info, transport and traveler reports
  • Living in Indonesia - A Site for Expatriates - Good source for information for those expatriates in Indonesia. Read about preparing for the move and the actual day-to-day living
  • East Java - Learn about local culture and traditions, and access names and contact info for restaurants, hotels, theaters, travel agents and transportation
  • Tourism Indonesia - Find geographical and population data, or learn about the country's native animals and greenery. Follow the links to local hotel facilities
  • BPS - Statistics Indonesia - Depository of statistics about the Asian nation includes censuses. Search its presentations and numbers by subject and region
  • WWW Virtual Library - Indonesia - Much more than just travel information, these links cover business, culture, art, basic facts and information useful for academic studies
  • Indonesia: daily news and current events - Global news service providing up to date information on current affairs and the latest news
  • Indonesia - Inside Indonesia Magazine - Independent quarterly covering the politics,society, economy and people of Indonesia. Selected articles available online
  • Indonesia - Global Yellow Pages - Locate businesses by doing category, name, and city searches. Includes job and business-opportunity listings
  • Songs Indonesia - Find a selection and discussion of Indonesian songs, read lyrics in the original language, and listen to sound clips
  • Indonesia - Consular Information - US State Department's updated travel information service provides visa requirements and travel advice
  • Governments on the WWW: Indonesia - Links to websites of governmental institutions and political parties in Indonesia
  • All About Indonesia ... - Shortlisted links in A-Z categories and beyond with suggested keywords to begin find more information about Indonesia
  • Discover Indonesia - A country with more than 13000 islands named Bali, Java, Lombok, Flores or Sumatra. A refined art of dances, gamalan music, batik paintings, wood handicrafts. Wonderful beaches, impressive volcanos, strange fauna and flora. Come and visit
  • Travel Asia - Indonesia - The Travelmall Indonesia. Everything you need to plan your stay in Indonesia. Hundreds of hotels, tours and vehicle options - all securely bookable on-line
  • World Travel Guide - Indonesia - Travel guide to Indonesia includes maps, an overview of the history and government and accommodation information. Research passport requirement
  • Ethnologue: Indonesia - details the languages spoken in Indonesia
  • Weather Underground - Indonesia

26. Other WEB's :

  • SKYTRAX | the World Airline Site - The World Airline Site for latest Airline News, Airline Passenger Surveys, global Airline standards Rating, Best Airline and Airport of the Year, Airline Flight Reviews, Airline Quality Star Ranking across the world
  • - dictionary translating from polish and english, german, french, italian, spanish, russian etc.
  • - dictionary translaiting both ways in 25 lanquages useful in translating texts

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