Country: Indonesia

Population: 234,693,997

Capital: Jakarta

Time Zone: UTC+7

Currency Name: Indonesian rupiah (IDR)

Government Type: Republic

Languages: Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects (the most widely spoken of which is Javanese)

Ethnic Breakdown: Javanese 40.6%, Sundanese 15%, Madurese 3.3%, Minangkabau 2.7%, Betawi 2.4%, Bugis 2.4%, Banten 2%, Banjar 1.7%, other or unspecified 29.9%

Religion: Muslim 86.1%, Protestant 5.7%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 1.8%, other or unspecified 3.4%

Major Cities: Bali, Medan, Surabaya, Padang, Jakarta

Phone Country Code: 62

Health Concerns: high risk of food, waterborne, and vectorborne diseases (diarrhea, Hepatitis A and E, typhoid fever, dengue fever, malaria, chikungunya, avian flu)

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: May - October

Voltage: 127/230 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, f, g

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), Chinese New Year, Islamic New Year, Day of Silence, Good Friday, Ascension Day, Prophet Muhammed's Birthday, Vesak Day, August 17 (Independence Day), Isra and Mi'raj, Eid ul-Fitr, Eid ul-Adha, December 25 (Christmas Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Indonesia is the world's most populated Muslim nation.