Incredible Facts About Indonesia

By The News Voice


Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world with assortment of over 17000 islands. It also is one of the largest island inhabited country.


Indonesia is a hotbed of seismic and tectonic activity, giving rise to one of Indonesia's most defining geological feature that is volcanoes. Indonesia is home to about 400 smoldering volcanoes, of which 127 are active right now.


Indonesia has the fourth-largest population in the world, with over 240 million people. Java is the most populous island in the world, with over 140 million people.


The world’s largest flower, Rafflesia Arnoldi, weighs up to 7 to 8 kg (15 pounds) and only grows on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. It is also the foulest smelling flower.


Borobudur temple in Central Java is the largest Buddhist temple in the world, decorated with 2,672 relief panels and 504 Buddha statues.


Indonesia is the home to world's largest lizard. Komodo dragons are the biggest lizards on the planet with a recorded length of more than three metres! They can be found on the islands of Komodo, Flores and Gili Motang.


Religion Is Diverse in Indonesia. Islam is the dominant religion in Indonesia. However, faith changes from island to island. Bali, for instance, is mostly populated with Hindus while some islands have Christians as the majority.


Indonesia and Monaco have the same flag but Indonesia’s is slightly wider.


Jakarta falls into the Top 10 of most featured cities on Instagram world-wide, according to Instagram. The city’s impressive skyline, cuisine and islands are some of the most frequent shots posted on social.


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