Jakarta is 's capital and largest city, with about 10 million inhabitants, and a total 30 million in on the island. Dubbed The Big Durian, an equivalent to 's Big Apple, its concrete jungle, traffic frenzy, and hot polluted air may tempt you to skip the city as fast as possible, but what awaits inside will change your perspective!

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acts as the commercial and business district of Jakarta. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the municipalities of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, known for its upscale residential areas and shopping malls, and a part of the city's business district with tall office buildings and wide boulevards. Photo: Gunkarta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the municipalities of the Indonesian capital, along the Java Sea coast, and the location where Jakarta began to take shape. Photo: Pixelated Pixels, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is part of the Old Batavia and is home to Jakarta's Chinatown, called the Glodok area. Photo: Midori, CC BY 3.0.


is the industrial quarter of Jakarta, and the location of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah… Photo: Sabung.hamster, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a 262-meter tall skyscraper located in the BNI City complex at Jalan Jenderal Sudirman in Jakarta, . is situated 3 km northwest of Jakarta. Photo: Josipstalin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Muhammadiyah is a major Islamic non-governmental organization in . is situated 3½ km north of Jakarta.

The National Library of Indonesia is the legal deposit library of . is situated 2 km north of Jakarta. Photo: Meursault2004, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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