How many islands in Indonesia are uninhabited?
There are over 17,000 islands that are officially part of Indonesia – many are uninhabited, remote and do not even have a name.
Why does Indonesia have so many islands?
Indonesia has so many islands it has never been able to fully count or name them. A 1996 law estimated the number of islands in the world’s biggest archipelago at 17,508.
What countries are included in Indonesia?
The country’s capital, Jakarta, is the world’s second-most populous urban area. Indonesia shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and the eastern part of Malaysia.
|Republic of Indonesia Republik Indonesia (Indonesian)|
|Regional languages||Over 700 languages|
|Ethnic groups||Over 1,300 ethnic groups|
What is the largest Indonesian island?
The largest islands are Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo), Sulawesi, and the Indonesian part of New Guinea (known as Papua or Irian Jaya).
Facts & Figures.
|Location||:||Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean|
|Official Language||Bahasa Indonesia|
Is Indonesia a third world country?
However, none of these nations would be considered Third World under the modern definition—they’re all too prosperous.
Third World Countries 2021.
|Country||Human Development Index||2021 Population|
Is Thailand a part of Indonesia?
Indonesia and Thailand have officially established diplomatic ties on 7 March 1950. The two countries have since enjoyed a cordial bilateral relationship.
|Area||1,904,569 km2 (735,358 sq mi)||513,120 km2 (198,115 sq mi )|