Southeastern Asia - Indonesia - Nationwide Newspapers

Regional Newspapers

Bali Post
Bisnis Bali

Central Java
Solo Pos
Suara Merdeka(Semarang)

East Java
Berita Jawa Timur
Surya Online

East Nusa Tenggara
Pos Kupang

Cenderawasih Pos

Riau Pos

South Kalimantan
Banjarmasin Post

South Sulawesi
Fajar Online(Makassar)
Tribun Timur(Makassar)

South Sumatra
Sriwijaya Post

West Java
Pikiran Rakyat
Tribun Jabar

West Kalimantan

Kedaulatan Rakyat
Koran Wawasan

Country Information

Location:  Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
Geographic Coordinates:   5 00 S, 120 00 E
Area:   1,904,569 sq km (land: 1,811,569 sq km water: 93,000 sq km)
Climate:  Tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands
Languages:  Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects (of which the most widely spoken is Javanese) note: more than 700 languages are used in Indonesia
Population:  253,609,643 (July 2014 est.)
Capital:  Jakarta
Religion:  Muslim 87.2%, Christian 7%, Roman Catholic 2.9%, Hindu 1.7%, other 0.9% (includes Buddhist and Confucian), unspecified 0.4% (2010 est.)
Ethnic Groups:  Javanese 40.1%, Sundanese 15.5%, Malay 3.7%, Batak 3.6%, Madurese 3%, Betawi 2.9%, Minangkabau 2.7%, Buginese 2.7%, Bantenese 2%, Banjarese 1.7%, Balinese 1.7%, Acehnese 1.4%, Dayak 1.4%, Sasak 1.3%, Chinese 1.2%, other 15% (2010 est.)
Independence:  17 August 1945 (declared)

Source:  CIA Factbook