Indonesia

An Ancient Tourists' Paradise!

Dalton Dasch

Hour:7

4-22-15

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The Basics

Location: East and Southeast Asia


Weather: Average of 26-28 degrees Celsius


Climate Type: Almost entirely tropical climate with large mountain ranges.


2 Physical Characteristics: Mountain Ranges and The Musi River.

How To Fit In:

Language Spoken: Indonesian


4 Folways: Celebration of Ramadan, spending time with strangers, 60% of population are farmers, and when it comes to food quantity and quality are critical.


Taboos: Touching others on the head, calling elders by their names, Public displays of affection (PDA), dining without proper etiquette, and offensive body gestures.


Values: Families are close and large, manners (especially when eating), flexible schedule, and social harmony.

Digging Deeper Into Culture

2 Subcultures: The Internet Subculture of Indonesian face-veiled Women and Street gangs of children.


Culture Landscape: Rice terraces, older buildings, and lots of stone formations and structures.


Evidence of Cultural Diffusion: Trade agreements in nearby regions and they method of growing rice that is now used globally.


Evidence of Cultural Change: The way an every-day person dresses in Indonesia has changed drastically. Clothes are much more modern now.

Sources

everyculture.com


cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-facebook/