Selamat Pagi!

This means hello in Bahasa Indonesian.

BY: KAITLIN AND OLIVIA

DO YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT INDONESIA? WELL, YOU HAVE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE. Photo by Zimmelino

FUN FACTS:


  1. Indonesia is made out of many islands, in fact it has more than 17,000 islands!
  2. People in Indonesia speak more than 250 different languages, but the most common is called Bahasa Indonesia.
  3. Indonesia is the largest country in South East Asia.
  4. The currency in indonesia is called Rupiah.
  5. The population of Indonesia is 245,000,000 people.


THIS IS THE INDONESIAN FLAG

Photo by Mr. T

The color red stands for bravery, and the white stands for purity and truth

GOVERNMENT

The current ruler is called the president. In history, a man named Hatta Mohammad was an indonesian leader that gained his countries independence in 1945.

CAPITAL AND MAJOR CITYS

The capital of Indonesia is Jakarta. Some of the other major citys are Surabaya, Bandung, Medan and Semarang.

LAND AREA

Photo by Eustaquio Santimano

Indonesia is bordered by Malaysia and East Timor. The area of Indonesia is 741,000 square miles, 1.9 million square kilometers. About three times as large as Texas!

Some of the landforms of Indonesia are forests, hills, mountains, and little flat of low ground. Many mountains are volcanoes.

MAIN PRODUCTS GROWN IN INDONESIA

Indonesia produces oil and natural gas. Its mines produce bauxite, which is made into aluminum, copper, silver, nickel and gold.

CULTURE

The official language in Indonesia is Bahasa Indonesian. The citizens are called Indonesians and the early humans that lived there are called Homo Erectus, also known as Java Man. Most Indonesians are muslims, which means that they follow the religion Islam.

CLIMATE

The climate in Indonesia is hot and humid. The average temperature is about 80 F, which is 27 C.

THANKS FOR READING!!