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There are over 17 000 islands in Indonesia, the world's largest archipelago with many ethnic groups and landscapes. Among the multitude of islands, about 6 000 are uninhabited. Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Borneo, Sulawesi and Papua are the largest islands in Indonesia with the highest concentration of population (over 200 million inhabitants).
Jakarta, formerly Batavia, is Indonesia's capital. It is one of the world's largest cities with a population of nearly 10 million and is located on the island of Java. The capital's population is constantly growing.
People come to the capital from all over Indonesia to form a cosmopolitan population. The majority of Indonesians are Muslims; however the country has many other religions: Christianity, Buddhism and even Animism.
Would you like to visit Indonesia? The country offers a multitude of landscapes and sites to visit. Many are on UNESCO's world heritage list. Tropical forests cover a large portion of the territory.
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Visit Jakarta and the island of Java

When you arrive in Jakarta, take a tour of the city to become familiar with the country. Remember: the capital is a highly populated city. Jakarta has many museums and monuments, such as the Monas and Merdeka Square, the world's largest square. Make sure to visit one of the "cultural villages" as well, where betawi traditions are conserved. The largest village is Setu Babakan. These villages are showcases for traditional Indonesian culture, including dwellings and the traditional Indonesian way of life.
There are many things to see on the island of Java, away from the bustling city of Jakarta: visit the Kraton, the sultan's palace in Yogyakarta which is like a city within a city, admire Borobudur, the country's most beautiful and oldest temple or discover the Hindu temple, Prambanan.

Visit the islands from Jakarta

It is possible to reach all of the country's islands by boat from Jakarta. Once arrived, you can travel between cities by bus. Visit Sumatra and Bali, favourite tourist attractions: spend at least a week to discover beaches, shows, markets and exceptional sites. The island of Lombok is less touristic and offers visitors an ideal place for relaxation between mountains and white sandy beaches. Finally, a visit to West Papua New Guinea will provide a more authentic immersion in Indonesian culture. Western New Guinea, formerly called Irian Jaya, is a natural haven for wildlife and botanical species. Located near the equator, Indonesia has a hot, humid climate. The best times to visit are during the dry season in May, June and September, or even October.

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