Indonesia

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Indonesia

Fast Facts - Located in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is a nation consisting of more than 17,000 islands. - Indonesia has a massive population of over 238 million people, making it the fourth most populous country in the world – right after China, India and the USA. The island of Java, with over 140 million people, is the most populous island in the world.

Indonesia

Raja Ampat- Islands of Indonesia

The country of Indonesia is ethnically diverse, with around 300 distinctive native ethnic groups and over 740 different languages and dialects spoken in the country.

Orang Utan in Indonesian means "Man of the Forest"

Indonesia is home to thousands of different flora and fauna, making it the country with the second highest level of biodiversity in the world (after Brazil).

Indonesia is part of the Pacific Rim "Ring of Fire". The country has some 400 volcanoes, about 150 of these are active which is around 75% of all currently active volcanoes on Earth.

Based on Chinese, European, Middle Eastern, and Indian influences, Indonesian cuisine varies a lot by region. Traditional meals usually involve rice served with side dishes of fish or chicken, vegetables, spices and coconut milk.


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