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  1. INDONESIAby Abby Hird

  2. The Indonesia flag’s colors originated from the Majapahit Empire’s banner which existed in the 13th century.

  3. History of Indonesia In the 7th century, Srivijaya people arrived and brought Hinduism and Buddhism with them. Later on, the Japanese invaded Indonesia and ended the Dutch rule. Indonesia used to be a dictatorship but then transitioned into a democracy. It used to be largely inhabited by Japanese and they encouraged the Indonesians to become independent. Used to be ruled by the Dutch. On August17th 1945, Indonesia became independent.

  4. The Indonesian form of currency is the Rupiah. One dollar in American currency is equal to 8,920.61 Rupiah.

  5. Religion in Indonesia • 86.1% Muslim • 5.7% Protestant • 3% Catholic • 1.8% Hindu • 3.4% Buddhist

  6. GOVERNMENT IN INDONESIA • President of Indonesia= Dr. H. SusiloBambangYudhoyono • Vice president of Indonesia= Prof. Dr. Boediono, M.E.c. • The president is only allowed to be president for two five year terms • Less than ten years ago Indonesia went from a Dictatorship to a Democracy. The previous ruler, Suharto, was overthrown after ruling Indonesia for thirty two years. • Since it transitioned into a democracy, Indonesia has had four presidents.

  7. Food in Indonesia There is no real “Indonesian cuisine” but their food is influenced by foreign cultures and the different regions of Indonesia. Some popular dishes are: bakmi which are noodles, bakso which are meatballs, lumpia, satay, and tempe. In many parts of Indonesia people typically eat with their hands and it isn’t considered rude. Foods such as curries and fried chicken are also popular in many parts of the country.

  8. A variety of different Indonesian foods

  9. Population Statistics: • About 238 million people • World’s 4th most populous country • World’s largest population of Muslims • There are about 17,508 islands

  10. There are many volcanoes in Indonesia such as this one called Krakatoa.

  11. Language in Indonesia • Most local Indonesians speak languages native to the regions that they live in such as Javanese in Java. • Over 700 different languages spoken in Indonesia • Malay (Indonesian) is used commonly in administration and jobs such as teaching and education.

  12. Key words to know in Indonesia • Hello= Halo • Where is the Bathroom?= Manakamarmandi? • Goodbye= Selamattinggal • How much does it cost?= Barapabiayanya? • Please= Silahkan • Thank you= Terimakasih • No thank you= Tidakterimakasih • Water= Air • How do I get to…=Bagaimana melakukan i mendapatkan ke ...

  13. During the west monsoon flooding occurs

  14. Weather and Climate in Indonesia • Best time to visit Indonesia is around April-October because it isn’t rainy. • Tropical • No autumn or winter but it does have distinct wet and dry seasons • East monsoon: June-September= Dry • West monsoon: December-March=moist and rainy

  15. Is strategically in between the Pacific and Indian oceans and is north of Australia. Malaysia borders Indonesia to the north.

  16. Requirements for visiting Indonesia: • Yellow fever shot • Hepatitis A • Hepatitis B • Rabies ( if you are planning on participating in outdoor activities) • 30 day tourist visa • Business visa • Study visa • Social-cultural visit visa

  17. Economy in Indonesia • Largest economy in Southeast Asia • Member of the G-20 major economies • Major industries: Petroleum, natural gas, textiles, apparel, and mining. Agricultural: palm oil, rice, tea, coffee, spices, and rubber.

  18. Indonesian Rupiah

  19. Attractions: 3. Borobudur. In the city of Yogyakarta. Made in the 8th century and is considered the best Buddhist temple in Southeast Asia. Surrounded by volcanoes. 4. Bromo- Tengger- Semeru National Park. In the city of Java. Volcanic landscape with the six mile Tengger crater . Mt. Bromo= a Volcano. 1. WayangKulit (Shadow puppets). In the city of Yogyakarta. Tells stories through puppets about the culture and heritage. 2. Prambanan Temple Complex. In the city of Yogyarkata. Hindu temple built in the 9th century. 3 temples: Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu.

  20. 5. Ubud. In the region of Bali in the hills of Denpasar. It’s the cultural center of Bali. Neka Museum is a traditional and modern Balinese painting museum.

  21. Current Events: • On Sunday the 23rd, a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit Indonesia in areas hit by the earthquake and tsunami in 2004. • Mount Merapi volcano eruption death rate has climbed to 304 people dead after more bodies were found on Sunday after the explosion.

  22. Travel Information

  23. My flight departs from Denver @ 8:45 am on Thurs. May 12th • I am flying Frontier for $1288 round trip and I will arrive in Denpasar, Bali @ 12:05 am • I will stay at the Aston Denpasar Hotel & Convention center in Denpasar for one night for $48 ( 434,016 rupiahs). • Then I will go to Jakarta for 4 days which is in West Java in the Ibis Jakarta Tamarin for $40 per night (1,446,720 Rupiahs) • After staying in Jakarta, I will go to Semarang for 2 days which is also in Java and I will stay in the Quest Hotel for $62.97 ( 569,374.74 Rupiahs) • Go back to Denpasar, Bali and fly back on May 20th @ 5:20pm. I will arrive back in Denver @ 4:18pm. • I will take a flight from Denpasar, Bali to Jakarta, Java on May 14th for $227 (2,048,902 Rupiahs). • To get back to Denpasar, Bali on the 20th I will take a flight from Semarang, Java back to Denpasar, Bali for $310 (2,798,060 Rupiahs). • Transportation in between Jakarta and Semarang will add up to about $202.50 (1,827,765 Rupiah). • Spending money including about 24 meals will turn out to be about 96,000 Rupiahs which is equivalent to about 10.50 USD.

  24. Food Budget • Some common foods sold at outdoor markets in Indonesia are Satay, which are thin slices of marinaded meat, and GadoGado, which is an Indonesian salad served with peanut sauce, usually cost about 4,000 Rupiah which is about $o.44. I will eat about 3 meals per day not including snacks so if I multiply 4,000 times 3 I get 12,000 and then multiply 12,000 by the number of days I’m staying in Indonesia I will get 96,000 Rupiah which is about equal to $10.60. After all of my expenses, I will end up with about $850 (7,684,000 Rupiahs).

  25. Bibliography • “Indonesia.”Wikipedia. (25 Jan, 2011) • “Geography of Indonesia.” Wikipedia. (25 of Jan, 2011) • “The Climate.” Indonesia. (25 of Jan, 2011) • “Indonesia.” Best Time to Visit Indonesia. • “Travel Report Indonesia.” Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada.\ (27 of Jan, 2011) • “Indonesian Cuisine.” Wikipedia. (27 Jan, 2011) • “Indonesia Travel Guide.” iExplore. (27 Jan, 2011) • “Religion in Indonesia.” Wikipedia. (27 Jan, 2011) • “Republic of Indonesia.” National Portal Republic of Indonesia. (27 Jan, 2011) • “” (various). (27 Jan, 2011)

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