Characteristics of Indonesian Geography, A Unique Archipelago

Indonesia is one of unique countries in the world because it consists of archipelagos separated by the sea. It has approximately 13000 archipelagos that divides in to 34 provinces. Most of them still undiscovered and haven’t been named. This numerous archipelagos brings positive benefits for Indonesia. Indonesia is surrounded by four interesting border, the north […]

The Total of How Many Islands in Indonesia are Populated

Indonesia is known as the largest archipelago country in the world, with an area of 1,904,569 km2 and the number of islands at least 17,508. Indonesia lies on the equator and belongs to Southeast Asia, flanked by two continents, Asia and Australia and two oceans, the Pacific and the Indies. Therefore, Indonesia is also called […]

The Number of How Many of Indonesia’s Islands are Inhabited

Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) recorded that 87.62 percent or 15,337 islands in Indonesia is uninhabited. That means only 12.38 percent or about 2,342 islands are inhabited from the number of islands as many as 17,504 islands. The Government of Indonesia in 2007 at the United Nations Conference on the Standards of Geographical […]

The History of West Papua Indonesia

The history of West Papua or formerly known as Irian Jaya before Indonesian independence is less discussed in national history books for elementary to middle school, so many do not know it. The history of West Papua in terms of its relationship with other nations inhabiting the archipelago is very important, because if we talk […]