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Jakarta
JAKARTA (/dʒəˈkɑːrtə/ ), officially the SPECIAL CAPITAL REGION OF JAKARTA, is the capital and most populous city of Indonesia . Located on the northwest coast of the world's most populous island of Java , the city is the center of economics, culture and politics of Indonesia, with a population of 10,075,310 as of 2014 . Greater Jakarta metropolitan area, which is known as Jabodetabek (a name formed by combining the initial syllables of Jakarta, Bogor , Depok , Tangerang and Bekasi ), is the second largest urban agglomeration in the world, with population of 30,214,303 inhabitants as of 2010 census. Jakarta's business opportunities, as well as its potential to offer a higher standard of living, attract migrants from all over Indonesian archipelago, making the city a melting pot of many communities and cultures
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Jakarta (other)
JAKARTA is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. JAKARTA may also refer to: * Jakarta
Jakarta
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Jakarta
(band) , a former Yugoslav rock band * Jakarta
Jakarta
(DJ) , an electronic music band known for the hit "One Desire" * Jakarta
Jakarta
(mango) , a named mango cultivar from Florida * Jakarta! , 2012 novel by Christophe Dorigné-Thomson This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title JAKARTA. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jakarta_(other) additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
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Capital Districts And Territories
A CAPITAL TERRITORY or CAPITAL DISTRICT is normally a specially designated administrative division where a country 's seat of government is located. As such, in a federal model of government, no state or territory has any political or economic advantage relative to the others because of the national capital lying within its borders . A capital territory can be a specific form of federal district . A distinction should be made from administrative divisions which include national capitals, but have no special designated status legally (for example, Île de France
France
has no distinct quality from other regions of France
France
). Some federal countries (like Belgium
Belgium
and Germany
Germany
), give their national capitals the status as full, equal federal units. Some federal countries have made no distinction administratively for the territory around the capital
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Jakarta Old Town
KOTA TUA JAKARTA (" Jakarta
Jakarta
Old Town"), officially known as Kota Tua, is a neighborhood comprising the original downtown area of Jakarta
Jakarta
, Indonesia
Indonesia
. It is also known as Oud Batavia (Dutch "Old Batavia"), Benedenstad (Dutch "Lower City", contrasting it with Weltevreden , de Bovenstad ("Upper City")), or Kota Lama (Indonesian "Old Town"). It spans 1.3 square kilometres within North Jakarta
Jakarta
and West Jakarta ( Kelurahan Pinangsia, Taman Sari and Kelurahan Roa Malaka, Tambora ). The largely Chinese downtown area of Glodok
Glodok
is a part of Kota Tua
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Hotel Indonesia
HOTEL INDONESIA KEMPINSKI JAKARTA, commonly abbreviated as HI, is one of the oldest and best known hotels in Indonesia
Indonesia
. Located in Central Jakarta
Jakarta
, it was one of the first 5-star hotels in the country and remains a major city landmark; its fame is often linked to the country's political pride. It is located by the famed Hotel Indonesia Roundabout , which gets its name from the hotel. Occupying 25,082 m2 (269,980 sq ft) of land, Hotel Indonesia
Indonesia
was designed by a Danish architect, Abel Sorensen , and his wife, Wendy Becker. The hotel was inaugurated on August 5, 1962 by Indonesia's first President, Soekarno
Soekarno
in preparation for the 1962 Asian Games
1962 Asian Games
. The building was declared as national heritage by the local government, Pemda DKI, on 29 March 1993
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Gelora Bung Karno Stadium
Coordinates : 6°13′6.88″S 106°48′9.04″E / 6.2185778°S 106.8025111°E / -6.2185778; 106.8025111 Stadion Utama Gelora Bung Karno GBK A view of Jakarta's Bung Karno Stadium
Stadium
from Wisma Fajar 2, the headquarters of the National Sports Committee of Indonesia
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Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
TAMAN MINI INDONESIA INDAH (TMII) or "Beautiful Indonesia
Indonesia
Miniature Park" (literally translated) is a culture-based recreational area located in East Jakarta , Indonesia
Indonesia
. It has an area of about 250 acres (1.0 km2). The park is a synopsis of Indonesian culture , with virtually all aspects of daily life in Indonesia's 26 (in 1975) provinces encapsulated in separate pavilions with the collections of rumah adat as the example of Indonesian vernacular architecture , clothing , dances and traditions are all depicted impeccably. Apart from that, there is a lake with a miniature of the archipelago in the middle of it, cable cars, museums, Keong Emas Imax
Imax
cinema, a theater called the Theatre of My Homeland (Theater Tanah Airku) and other recreational facilities which make TMII one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city
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National Monument (Indonesia)
Coordinates : 6°10′31.45″S 106°49′37.61″E / 6.1754028°S 106.8271139°E / -6.1754028; 106.8271139 MONUMEN NASIONAL Monumen Nasional Location within Jakarta
Jakarta
GENERAL INFORMATION TYPE Obelisk
Obelisk
Monument LOCATION Central Jakarta , Indonesia
Indonesia
CONSTRUCTION STARTED 17 August 1961 COMPLETED 12 July 1975 INAUGURATED 12 July 1975 RENOVATED 12 July 1975 CLIENT Government of Indonesia OWNER Republic of Indonesia HEIGHT 137 m DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ARCHITECT Frederich Silaban, R.M. Soedarsono MAIN CONTRACTOR P.N. Adhi Karya (foundation piles) The NATIONAL MONUMENT (Indonesian : Monumen Nasional, abbreviated MONAS) is a 132 m (433 ft) tower in the centre of Merdeka Square , Central Jakarta , symbolizing the fight for Indonesia
Indonesia

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Merdeka Palace
The MERDEKA PALACE (Indonesian : ISTANA MERDEKA; also known in Indonesian as ISTANA GAMBIR and during colonial times as PALEIS TE KONINGSPLEIN), is one of six presidential palaces in Indonesia. It is located on the north side of the Merdeka Square in Central Jakarta
Jakarta
, Indonesia
Indonesia
and is used as the official residence of the President of the Republic of Indonesia
Indonesia
. The palace was a residence for the Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies during the colonial era. In 1949, the palace was renamed Merdeka Palace, "(ke)merdeka (an)" meaning "freedom" or "independence"
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Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta
ISTIQLAL MOSQUE, or MASJID ISTIQLAL, (Independence Mosque) in Jakarta , Indonesia
Indonesia
is the largest mosque in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia
and the third largest Sunni mosque in term of capacity. This national mosque of Indonesia
Indonesia
was built to commemorate Indonesian independence and named "Istiqlal", an Arabic word for "independence". The mosque was opened to the public 22 February 1978. Within Jakarta, the mosque is positioned next to Merdeka Square and the Jakarta
Jakarta
Cathedral . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Structure * 3 Visitors * 4 Imams * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORY Istiqlal mosque under construction
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Jakarta Cathedral
JAKARTA CATHEDRAL (Indonesian : GEREJA KATEDRAL JAKARTA) is a Roman Catholic Cathedral
Cathedral
in Jakarta
Jakarta
, Indonesia
Indonesia
, which is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Archbishop
Archbishop
of Jakarta
Jakarta
, currently Archbishop Ignatius Suharyo Hardjoatmodjo . Its official name is GEREJA SANTA PERAWAN MARIA DIANGKAT KE SURGA (from Dutch , De Kerk van Onze Lieve Vrouwe ten Hemelopneming, in English : The Church of Our Lady of Assumption). This current cathedral was consecrated in 1901 and built in the neo-gothic style, a common architectural style to build churches at that time. The Jakarta
Jakarta
Cathedral
Cathedral
is located in Central Jakarta
Jakarta
near Merdeka Square and Merdeka Palace
Merdeka Palace
, it stands right in the front of the Istiqlal Mosque
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Durian
There are currently 30 recognised species (see the List of Durio species ) SYNONYMS Lahia Hassk. The DURIAN (/ˈdjʊəriən/ ) or /ˈdʊriən/ is the fruit of several tree species belonging to the genus DURIO. The name "durian" is derived from the Malay languages word for duri or "spike", a reference to the numerous spike protuberances of the fruit, together with the noun-building suffix -an. There are 30 recognised Durio species, at least nine of which produce edible fruit, and over 300 named varieties in Thailand
Thailand
and 100 in Malaysia
Malaysia
. Durio zibethinus is the only species available in the international market: all other species are sold only in their local regions. There are hundreds of durian cultivars ; many consumers express preferences for specific cultivars, which fetch higher prices in the market
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Sanskrit Language
A few attempts at revival have been reported in Indian and Nepalese newspapers. India : 14135 Indians claimed Sanskrit to be their mother tongue in the 2001 Census of India : Nepal : 1669 Nepalis in 2011 Nepal census reported Sanskrit as their mother tongue. LANGUAGE FAMILY Indo-European * Indo-Iranian * Indo-Aryan * SANSKRIT EARLY FORM Vedic Sanskrit WRITING SYSTEM Devanagari (official) Also written in various Brahmic scripts
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Indonesia
Coordinates : 5°S 120°E / 5°S 120°E / -5; 120 Republic of Indonesia _Republik Indonesia_ (Indonesian ) _ Flag National emblem MOTTO: Bhinneka Tunggal Ika _ ( Old Javanese ) "Unity in Diversity" NATIONAL IDEOLOGY : _Pancasila _ ANTHEM: _ Indonesia Raya _ "Great Indonesia" Area controlled by
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Administrative Divisions Of Indonesia
Indonesia
Indonesia
is divided into provinces (Indonesian : Provinsi). Provinces are made up of regencies and cities . Provinces , regencies and cities have their own local governments and parliamentary bodies. Since the enactment of Law Number 22 Year 1999 regarding Local Government (the law was revised by Law Number 32 Year 2004 ), local governments now play a greater role in administering their areas. Foreign policy , defence (including armed forces and national police ), system of law , and monetary policy , however, remain the domain of the national government . Since 2005, heads of local government (governors, regents and mayors) have been directly elected by popular election
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