Geography of Indonesia factsGeography quiz
In which country is Javanese the official language?
Nowhere. With 82 million native speakers (more than French) Javanese is the largest language without an official status anywhere (and thus the largest minority language in the world), despite being used throughout Southeast Asia and Suriname.
China, India and the United States are the three most populous countries. Which country is the fourth?
Indonesia has 237 million inhabitants. This is more than Brazil (201M), Pakistan (184M), Nigeria (173M), Bangladesh (152M), Russia (143M) and Japan (127M)
Which Indonesian island is the most populous?
Island 3. With a population of 135 million (excluding the 3.6 million on the island of Madura which is administered as part of the province of Java), Java is the world's most populous island, and one of the most densely-populated places on the globe.
Where is Bali?
At point 3. Bali is the largest tourist destination in Indonesia. According to BBC Travel released in 2011, Bali is one of the World's Best Islands, rank in second after Greece. Since 2011, China has displaced Japan as the second-largest supplier of tourists to Bali, while Australia still tops the list.
Which two countries have similar flags, differing only by the reversed placement of colors?
Poland and Indonesia. The popular story of Indonesian flag is that when Indonesia threw out the Dutch after some 300 years of colonial rule, the nationalists tore off the blue part of the Dutch red-white-blue.