Area: 1,904,569 sq km
Capital: Jakarta
Population: 237 424 363 inhabitants (2011)

Travel advice
Current status: All travel to be discouraged some areas in Indonesia.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to Indonesia. This avoids the months with the most chance of precipitation.

Indonesian is the official language in Indonesia. In addition, there are approximately 750 local languages ​​spoken in the country such as Javanese, Dutch, Sundanese, Malay, Balinese, Mandarin, Arabic, Portuguese and Cantonese.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least 6 months upon arrival in Indonesia.
visa is required. If you are staying less than 30 days, you can purchase at most airports for approximately 23 euros. On arrival at another airport or staying longer than 30 days can apply for a visa online or in person at the Embassy of Indonesia in The Hague.
Upon departure from Indonesia, you must pay a departure tax of around 13 euros.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in Indonesia: .
Dutch consulates in Indonesia .
Indonesian Embassy in Netherlands: .

Immunization (vaccination)
For a visit to Indonesia it is the recommended one to get or more vaccinations.

In Indonesia (excluding Jakarta and the tourist cities in Java and Bali) is malaria.

Money and Money
In Indonesia is paid with the Indonesian rupiah (rupiah) (IDR).

Traffic and route
In Indonesia you have to drive on the left side of the road.

In Indonesia, the same plugs and sockets are used as in the Netherlands.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news on Indonesia available on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Indonesia, visit Abyznewslinks .

Websites from Indonesia .id end on.
Official websites of Indonesia: and .

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of photos from Indonesia.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos from Indonesia.

An overview of all the holidays in Indonesia, visit .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Indonesia can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in Indonesia can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.