Special Administrative Region in Indonesia

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Jakarta, officially the Special Administrative Region of Jakarta, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of the world's most populous island, Java, it is the centre of economics, culture and politics of Indonesia, with a population of 10,075,310 as of 2014. Jakarta metropolitan area has an area of 6,392 square kilometers, which is known as Jabodetabek. It is the world's second largest urban agglomeration with a population of 30,214,303 as of 2010. Jakarta is predicted to reach 35.6 million people by 2030 to become the world's biggest megacity. Jakarta's business opportunities, as well as its potential to offer a higher standard of living, attract migrants from across the Indonesian archipelago, combining many communities and cultures.

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JAKARTA: Indonesia pulled off a complex yet peaceful election across its vast — and ethnically diverse — island territory this week, cementing its place as a..
2 days ago • WorldNews

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo said Thursday he was won re-election after receiving an estimated 54% of the vote, backtracking on an..
3 days ago • WorldNews
The unofficial results from the Indonesian presidential polls place Joko Widodo ahead of his challenger Prabowo Subianto, the former general claimed victory..
3 days ago • WorldNews
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesians began voting in the world's biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial..
4 days ago • WorldNews
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Election Supervision Agency said Tuesday about 320,000 overseas voters in neighboring Malaysia’s biggest city should..
5 days ago • WorldNews
The only motorbike taxi driver running for national parliament in Indonesia says he can't afford the flashy billboards or music concerts used by other candidates..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Indonesians have flocked to presidential campaign rallies ahead of a final debate between the two candidates...
1 week ago • WorldNews
A crowd of villagers cheers as a holographic image of Indonesia's President Joko Widodo appears at a campaign rally outside the capital, Jakarta.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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