Wonderful Indonesia

Indonesia, this is an amazing country. A place where there are lots of things you'll find at the beautiful green islands known as the equatorial zambrud. A charming country with a diversity of natural and cultural charm, combined with a friendly community and is able to give the impression of depth.

This is the largest archipelago in the world by the number reached 17,508. Consists of 5 major islands and 30 smaller islands group. Archipelago is made up of mountains stretching from west to east, crossed Equator and situated between continents, Asia and Australia continent and is surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean to place it in strategic areas in the world.

With thousands of islands that stretches 5,120 km, comprising 30% of Indonesia land, while the remaining 70% is ocean. The large area to make Indonesia an area of ​​the United States or the equivalent distance between London and Moscow. Famous islands in Indonesia are Sumatra, Java, Bali, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua, then the rest are small islands. Each island has a unique culture, customs, beliefs, food, historical stories, as well as the beauty of the landscape that can make anyone amazed.

Indonesia has a population of over 235 million people or fourth most populous in the world. Comprised of approximately 350 ethnic tribes with 483 languages ​​and culture. Imagine the diversity and cultural richness that can coexist in harmony. The majority of the population is Muslim and is famous for the number of very large mosque and pilgrims contributors in the world.

Currently, after six decades of independence, Indonesia has become the third largest democracy in the world. The international community has known the Indonesian people because of moderation and tolerance. Indonesia, the world community has managed to overcome religious differences and racial conflict.
Since centuries this region has been visited by various nations, namely India, China, Arabic, and Persian. They have left a cultural legacy that today you can still enjoy. The next several European nations and Japan came to the country of Portugal, Spain, UK, Netherlands, and Japan, they are tempted by the incredible wealth of this country and then managed to build colonial rule and occupation.

Indonesia is a country of high art flavor with a wealth of traditional arts not only create but have managed to bring the highest level. Religious ceremonies and rituals that exist in almost all regions make unique attraction for tourists. Traditional items like handicrafts Martapura luster of gems, gold and silver in Surabaya Yogyakarta, enjoy trasisional and contemporary music, dance exotic and full of meaning, cosmopolitan-paced modern life in the big city while shopping for a variety of world-class products in a variety of fashion boutiques, to craft. If you are interested why not buy as much local goods sold in traditional markets and roadside, of course, you can issue a bargaining skills.

Do not miss also to sample the culinary adventure of flavor Lesbian roadside leading up to world-class restaurants. Do not forget to also shop while bringing home souvenirs typical of the region. You can also fascinated by the original 327 species takstil archipelago, such as batik, songket, embroidery, weaving, and many others, made of silk or cotton with traditional motifs and modern regional specialties. Very many craft skilled hands can be a by-right and memorable for people who travel stories awaits you.

If you dare why not start getting ready adventurous nature or marine tourism during the week which could provide a memorable personal experience. If you want to make a trip on the small island in the archipelago then this would be a fun experience. Not because there are still many unexplored islands, even yet to be named but also you will be amazed by the view of the mountain, a waterfall that flows into rivers, tropical forests combined with the coolness of the sea, the waves surging surf or dive in deep blue sea. Well, what if you try to swim with dugongs, dolphins, giant manta rays or large.

Indonesia is blessed with beautiful nature of lush rice fields in Java and beautiful terraces in Bali with exotic culture. There are many luxurious tropical rainforests of Sumatra, Kalimantan and Sulawesi, or the vast grasslands of the savannah as seamless Nusa Tenggara. How well when you are provided a place to climb up to the top of the mountain permafrost in the Jaya Wijaya, Papua?

Indonesian marine store regular curved wealth. Expected, extensive coral reefs in the world to reach 284.300 square kilometers. Indonesia has about 18% of the world's coral reefs, with the highest biodiversity of more than 2500 species of fish, 590 species of stony corals, 2500 species Mollusks, and 1500 types of crustaceans. Underwater scientists find prehistoric coelacanth fish in North Sulawesi. Here there are hundreds of species of fish and coral are amazing. Paedocypris fish found in Sumatra progeneticaini sized mosquito with a length of only 7.9 mm, there is also a Python reticulata in Sulawesi which has a length of 10 meters.

Various types of terrestrial flora and fauna living in Indonesia starting from prehistoric giant Komodo dragon as the world's largest lizard species that live on the islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Mota, and Gili Dasami in Nusa Tenggara. Indonesia is a country that has the largest shark species in the world with 150 species of sharks, leopard sharks one. There is also an orangutan in Borneo, one-horned rhino in Java, Sulawesi anoa, dwarf buffalo, crested parrots are beautiful, there are also birds of paradise in Papua which reflect the attractiveness of the island as unspoiled.

Do not forget, Indonesia is also the habitat arnoldi Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world who live in Bengkulu. Indonesia has the largest orchid biodiversity in the world with 6 thousand species of orchids, ranging from the largest tiger orchid (Grammatophyllum speciosum) to the smallest such Taeniophyllum the leafless, including the rare black orchid and only found in Kalimantan and Papua. Indonesia also have various types of spices, aromatic wood and a variety of fruits.

City thousands in Jakarta Indonesia, located on the north coast of West Java. The city became a center of government, business and financial center. A great city, a modern metropolis with a population of 9 million people. Jakarta has now become a cultural mix of all different ethnic groups from all over Indonesia.
Other major cities in Indonesia such as Bali, Medan, Padang, Bandung, Solo, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, and Makassar are connected by national and international flights. There is a regular plane can take you to many cities in Indonesia or remote islands where it can begin an exploration and sightseeing in the equatorial zambrud.
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