Indonesia

Indonesia Indonesia is a vast territory of South-East Asia which extends from the northwestern tip of Sumatra to the border with the state of Papua New Guinea, for a distance equal to that from Dublin to Moscow! About 17,000 islands separated by huge stretches of water, with a variety of beauty and unmatched scenery in the world.
All shades of green, vast rice fields that stretch to the mountains, dense forests, volcanoes, beautiful beaches, the crossroads of different peoples over the centuries have gone mixing while maintaining their own cultural imprint and the names of the enchanted islands, make Indonesia one of the most famous tourist sites .
What do you want? To expect something would mean defy nature!


TRAVEL INFORMATION:

COUNTRY: Indonesia is also known as "the land of the gods"
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION : Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia . The land borders of the country are with Malaysia in the 'island of Borneo, Papua New Guinea island of New Guinea, and East Timor on the island of Timor . 
Other neighboring countries include Singapore, Philippines, Australia, and the Indian territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
AREA: 1,919,940 sq km
POPULATION: 238,452,952 ( in 2004)
CAPITAL: Jakarta
LANGUAGE: The official language is Bahasa Indonesia
GOVERNMENT: It is a republic , with its own elected legislature and a president (Soesilo Bambang Yudoyono).
CLIMATE: Indonesia has a tropical climate, with two distinct monsoon seasons, a humid from November to April and the other dry from May to October. 
The wettest areas are the mountainous areas of Sumatra, West Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and New Guinea. 
The moisture remains generally high, averaging about 80% .
HISTORY AND CULTURE: In Indonesia passed through several waves to all the neighboring peoples, until the appearance of Indian culture in the first century AD that led the country in the Hindu and Buddhist religions. 
Various kingdoms succeeded until the arrival of Islam in the late thirteenth century, which extended to the entire area with the exception of the island of Bali, which still remains the only stronghold of Hindu religion. 
Since 1500 the Portuguese arrived, followed by the Dutch, thanks to the establishment of the East India Company, conquered the archipelago and remained there until the UN forced the Netherlands to leave the country and finally in 1950 was declared the Republic presidential Indonesia
The different cultural currents of the extensive insular area are also reflected in the art. 
The assimilation of the various influences from China, India, and Europe from Islamic created different art forms such as music , born in Java and Bali and dance that has origins linked to the cult.
CURRENCY: The official currency is the Rupiah Indonesia
TIME COVERED: In Sumatra and Java 6 hours ahead of Italy, in the rest of the archipelago 7 hours ahead; 1 hour less when our country is in daylight saving time.
ELECTRICITY: The voltage is 220 volts, 50 hertz. It is also advisable to carry a universal adapter
ACTIVITY: In Indonesia you have the opportunity to relax on the beautiful beaches, snorkeling or scuba diving, surfing and windsurfing, trekking and hiking in the jungle and the visit of the many Balinese temples and local village.
WHAT TO SEE: Indonesia is a land of many different peoples: Malays, Polynesians, Arabs, Indians and Europeans and is one of the most fascinating tourist destinations in the world: forests, mountain ranges, lakes, plains, flora and fauna at times unique in the world as the Komodo dragons, and above all cultures and traditions originating in and still lives with a rich calendar of religious holidays. 
The archipelago of Gili with white beaches, clear waters, coral reefs with rich depths of tropical fish a true natural paradise where you can relax and suitable for lovers of diving and relaxation.

1 comment:

  1. Don Mauro cerco di far conoscere il suo blog su FB...
    ho già provveduto a creare un post
    Buona Fortuna, e Dio voglia vi aiuterò ancora!
    Preghi per me,
    un'abbraccio a tutti i bimbi, ed a lei Don Mauro con tutto il mio cuore.

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