Indonesia: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2018-05-02.

General points to know about Indonesia – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Jakarta (& largest city)

Population: 262 million (2018 estimate)

Language(s)Indonesian, various regional

President: Joko Widodo

Vice President: Muhammad Jusuf Kalla

CurrencyRupiah Rp (IDR)

Area: 1,904,569 km2 (735,358 mi2)

Dialing Code: +62

Time Zones:
•   Indonesia Western Time (UTC+7)
•   Indonesia Central Time (UTC+8)
•   Indonesia Eastern Time (UTC+9)
•   DST/Summer Time: N/A

Demonym: Indonesian (what’s this?)

EndonymIndonesia
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 110 (police), 113 (fire), 118 (ambulance)

Drinking Age: None (21 to purchase)

Smoking Age: None (18 to purchase)

Age of Consent: 17

Drives on the: Left

Electricity & Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / F (define)

Country Code (ISO): ID (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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