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    Nations report part 1 Nations report part 1 Presentation Transcript

    • Indonesia
      By Ryan Schuhler
    • Geography
      Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia
      It is unique because it is comprised of 17,508 island, but only 6,000 are inhabited
      The largest islands are Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, New Guinea, and Sulawesi
    • Indonesia is the 16th largest country in regards to landmass, at 741,050 sq mi
      It contains the worlds most populous island, Java, which has 2,435 people per sq mi
      Indononesia is located a fault line and has many earthquakes and active volcanos.
    • People
      The population of Indonesia is over 222 million, and 130 million of those people live on the island of Java.
      Most Indonesians descended from Austronesian-speaking people originating in Taiwan.
      The national language is Indonesian, but most people also speak local languages.
    • There are six allowed religions: Islam, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Confucianism
      However, Indonesia is the most populous Muslim-majority nation
      The government is a republic with a presidential system.
    • Culture
      There are around 300 ethnic groups in Indonesia
      The culture has been influenced by Indian, Arabic, Chinese, Malay, and European sources
      The most dominant influence has been from India
    • Sports are mainly male-oriented
      The main sports are badminton and football.
      Rice is the staple food of Indonesia
      Indonesians have a strong oral tradition by which they pass down they cultural identities
      The Indonesian film industry has risen steadily in the past decade
    • History
      The majority of the population is Ausonesian, and were said to have migrated from Taiwan.
      Trade with Indian and Chinese peoples has shaped the history of Indonesia.
      The Dutch controlled most of the land during the colonial period.
    • Indonesian got its independence officially in December 1949.
      Its first president was Sukarno who exercised authoritarianism.
      After Sukarno resigned, Indonesian had its first direct presidential election, in 2004.
    • Sources
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mount_Semeru_and_Mount_Bromo_in_East_Java.jpg
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      http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/living/articles/indonesia_2.jpg
      http://www.kri-darwin.org/images/image%20land%20and%20people/indonesian%20people%208.jpg
      http://www.indonesiatravel.org.uk/gifs/people-of-indonesia.jpg