Indonesia is a huge archipelago of diverse islands scattered over both sides of the Equator between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. With an extensive, but quickly carved out amount of green forests on all of its islands and halfway between the poles, Indonesia is nicknamed The Emerald of the Equator.

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is Indonesia's capital and largest city, with about 10 million inhabitants, and a total 30 million in on the island. Photo: Pixelated Pixels, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in Indonesia. The much smaller but still sizable island of , off the coast of and covered as part of the region of , is also included in this article. Photo: Uprising, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region of Indonesia and the 6th largest island in the world. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the western third of the island of , Indonesia. Photo: Uchup19, CC BY-SA 3.0.


, also known as the Lesser Sunda Islands, is a region in southeastern Indonesia. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, the famed "Island of the Gods", stakes a serious claim to be paradise on earth. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the main islands of Indonesia, and the 11th largest island in the world. Photo: Inkey, CC BY 2.0.

is the Indonesian part of the island of , the 3rd largest island in the world. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Islands, also known as the Moluccas or the Spice Islands, are a region of Indonesia lying between and . Photo: Fabio Achilli, CC BY 2.0.

, also known as Western New Guinea and formerly Irian Jaya, is the easternmost part of Indonesia. Photo: Kiko Turteliny, CC BY 2.0.


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