Indonesia

Government, Economy, Culture, Geography

Geography

Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean

Geography

Landforms: Most landforms known to Indonesia are mostly coastal lowlands; larger islands have interior mountains. Natural Resources : Some natural Resourses known to Indonesia are petroleum, tin, natural gas, nickel, timber, bauxite, copper, fertile soils, coal, gold, and finally silver.Natural Disasters: Some natural disasters that happen in Indonesia are the occasional floods; severe droughts; tsunamis; earthquakes; volcanoes; forest firesvolcanism: Indonesia contains the most volcanoes of any country in the world - some 76 are historically active; significant volcanic activity occurs on Java, western Sumatra, the Sunda Islands, Halmahera Island, Sulawesi Island, Sangihe Island, and in the Banda Sea; Merapi (elev. 2,968 m), Indonesia's most active volcano and in eruption since 2010, has been deemed a "Decade Volcano" by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior, worthy of study due to its explosive history and close proximity to human populations; other notable historically active volcanoes include Agung, Awu, Karangetang, Krakatau (Krakatoa), Makian, Raung, and Tambora.Climate: The climate in Indonesia mostly consists of tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands

Government

Government

Government of Indonesia

It is a republic government.the national day of the constitution is called Independence Day, 17 August (1945). August 1945; abrogated by Federal Constitution of 1949 and Provisional Constitution of 1950, restored 5 July 1959; series of amendments concluded in 2002.People can vote at the age of 17. People can vote at the age of 17. The name of the head in the Executive Branch is President Susilo Bambang YUDHOYONO (since 20 October 2004).

Economy

Economy of Indonesia

the GDP of Indonesia is $5,000 (2012 est.)country comparison to the world: 155 $4,700 (2011 est.) $4,500 (2010 est.) note: data are in 2012 US dollars.the popular Agricultural rice of Indonesia consists mostly of, cassava (manioc), peanuts, rubber, cocoa, coffee, palm oil, copra; poultry, beef, pork, eggs. The popular industries of Indonesia mostly consists of petroleum and natural gas, textiles, apparel, footwear, mining, cement, chemical fertilizers, plywood, rubber, food, and some industries specialize with tourism. Indonesia trades with China 14.8%, Singapore 14.6%, Japan 11%, South Korea 7.3%, US 6.1%, Thailand 5.9%, Malaysia 5.9% (2011). The Indonesian currency is 0.00 of the u.s. dollar. For example, is i have 800 Indonesian dollars, i have 8 cents in u.s. dollars.


Indonesian Culture

Indonesian Culture

People from Indonesia are called Indonesians. Indonesians practice Muslim 86.1%, Protestant 5.7%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 1.8% as their religion.they speak Bahasa Indonesian as their most popular religion. Indonesians have JavaJavanese 40.6%, Sundanese 15%, Madurese 3.3%, Minangkabau 2.7%, Betawi 2.4%, Bugis 2.4%, Banten 2%, Banjar 1.7%, other or unspecified 29.9% (2000 census) as thair most popular Ethnic groups.

Indonesia

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