Flag Meaning • White stands for peace and honesty. • Red stands for hardiness, bravery, strength, and valour.
Info About Indonesia • Location- Southeast part of Asia. • Population-242,968,342 • Capital-Jakarta • Total area-741,096sq. Miles • Border Countries- Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, East Timor, and Australia.
Current President!!!!!!!!! • Indonesia’s presidents name is Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. He is the 6th president and the current one now. He was born on September 9th , 1949.
5th president • The 5th presidents name was Megawati Sukarnoputri. She was the president from 2001 to 2004. she was born on January 23rd , 1947 in Yogyakarta.
Islands***** • Indonesia has 17,000 islands and 6,000 are inhabited. The largest islands are Sumatra, Java, Bali being the most popular, Kalimantan, and a lot more.
Island Pictures • Bali Sumatra • Java
Languages • Indonesia people speak English which is known as “Basha” in Indonesia. The island Bali speaks Basha, English, Dutch, and many other local languages.
Natural Disasters • On December 26th , 2004a magnitude 9.0 earthquake hit Indonesia.
Also, Indonesia was hit by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake early on Monday, April 4th.
Indonesian Animals • Indonesia’s islands have many different types of animals. Like Komodo island has the komodo dragon. Indonesia’s most famous animal is the orangutan.
Birds • Indonesia has 600 species of birds.
Nature • 140 species of mammals were identified by the UNC as threatened. And 15 were identified as critically endangered.
Indonesia has a lot of plant life. There are more than 3,000 species of trees and 40,000 species of flowers. Including the monster flower.
Info on the country Flowers • Indonesia has three country flowers.
Rafflesia Arnoldii • It is found in the rainforest of Indonesia. It can grow to be 3ft wide across and weigh up from 15 to 25 pounds.
More Rafflesia Arnoldii • When Rafflesia Arnoldii is in bloom it emits a smell that is similar to the smell of rotting flesh .
How it got its name. • In 1818 two guys named Sir Stamford Raffle and Dr. Joseph Arnold discovered the plant. The monster flowers real name is the Rafflesia Arnold. It’s the worlds largest flower.
*Famous People* • Maria Walanda Maramis was born in Kemah, North Sulawesi, on December 1st 1872.
Dr. Sam Ratulangi was born on November 5th 1890. He is considered to be a hero.
The most popular form of Indonesian music is gamelan which is a type of percussion music.
Sports • Indonesia plays all types of sports like, stone jumping in Nias, Badminton and Football( soccer).
Famous Land Marks • The Komodo National Park, founded in 1980 and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The Manado Dive Resort is just a place to be to experience Indonesian exotic scuba diving.