Ashley L. - 1st period
Intro to Indonesia
One of the very many tropical beaches in Indonesia.
A satellite view of the islands in Indonesia.
This is a natural resource that everybody loves, gold.
Indonesia - "The land of beauty, and nature"
Indonesia - Geography and Climate
One of the mountains in Borneo.
A beach in Indonesia with beautiful mountains and clear, blue water.
Coastal lowlands in Indonesia.
Indonesia - People and Culture
Indonesia has a mixture of cultures from different foreign countries. They still play many traditional games, but western culture has influenced some of them. Modern sports are played internationally. Some of those sports include football (soccer), baseball, and badminton. Badminton is one of the successful sports in Indonesia. They won a gold Olympic medal for it. Indonesia is a great country for you if you love to play sports.
Indonesian dancing skills are reflected on the diversity of culture from different ethnic groups. Some of the neighboring countries like China and India have influenced dancing in Indonesia. The dances can be divided into three different eras. Those eras include, the Prehistoric Era, the Hindu/Buddhist Era, and the Era of Islam. It can also be separated into two different genres. Those genres are court dance and folk dance. Indonesia has an amazing culture, this is only a little bit about all of the exciting things about their culture.
One of the Buddhist statues in Indonesia.
One of the Indonesian Olympic gold Medalist for badminton.
One of the Indonesian dances. This one is called the plate dance.
Indonesia - Government and Citizenship
Some of Indonesia citizen's rights include right of free expression, worship, and assembly. Citizens are allowed to petition the government. Men and Women have equal rights. If you are a foreigner, you have to be 18 years or older and have to of lived there for at least five years to become a citizen. Five years isn't a very long time.
An ID card for an Indonesian citizen.
Indonesia Government Assembly
Indonesian Assembly in Session.
Indonesians exercising right of free assembly.
Indonesia - Economy
Indonesia is the world's largest tin market. Here is what Indonesia's main imports are: machinery, equipment, chemicals, fuels, and food. Here is what Indonesia's main exports are: electronics, textiles, petroleum, natural gas, nickel, timber, bauxite, copper, fertile soils, coal, gold, and silver. Indonesia is a wonderful place for mining.