Are all Indonesian islands inhabited?

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.

Indonesia.

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
Capital City : Jakarta
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
Indonesia 0.694 276,361,783
Vietnam 0.694 98,168,833
Egypt 0.696 104,258,327
Philippines 0.699 111,046,913
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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.

Country comparison.

Indonesia Thailand
Population 255,461,700 67,091,120
Area 1,904,569 km2 (735,358 sq mi) 513,120 km2 (198,115 sq mi )