Interesting facts about Indonesia for Kids


If your child is interested in Indonesia, and want to find interesting facts about the state of Indonesia, then you're in the right place. We will give to you, and your child. Check it out

Indonesia is the largest maritime country in the world, and the world's largest archipelagic nation that consisting of 17.504 islands (about 6,000 of them are uninhabited)

Indonesia never colonized by the Portuguese, Spanish, English, Dutch, and Japanese. Of all the colonial powers, the Dutch were the longest, they were in power for over 350 years.

Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and the largest Muslim populated country in the world.

The word "Indonesia" is derived from the word Indus which in Latin means "Ocean" and the word nesos which in Greek means "island". So, Indonesia means the territory of the Indian islands, or archipelago located in the Indies.

There are five Officially recognized religions in Indonesia, namely Islam, Catholicism, Protestantism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. And Islam is the Largest one.

The position of Indonesia is located at coordinates 6 ° north latitude - 11 ° 08 'south latitude and 95 °' east longitude - 141 ° 45 'east longitude and is located between two continents, the continents of Asia and Australia / Oceania.

Indonesia's territory extends along 3.977 mile between the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. Indonesia's land area is 1,922,570 km ² and 3,257,483 km ² marine area

Indonesia consists of five major islands, namely: Java with an area of ​​132,107 km ², Sumatera with an area of ​​473,606 km ², Borneo with an area of ​​539,460 km ², Sulawesi, with an area of ​​189,216 km ², and Papua with an area of ​​421.981 km ²

The most popular sports in Indonesia are badminton and football.