Jakarta

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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Popular Destinations

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.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a 132 m obelisk in the centre of Merdeka Square, , symbolizing the fight for . Photo: Gunkarta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
Museum Taman Prasasti is a museum located in Jakarta, . Photo: Wikimedia, GFDL.

Stadium
Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium, formerly Gelora Senayan Main Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located at the center of the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex in , . Photo: Gunkarta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shopping center
is a 74-metre tall 15-floor department store in , , Indonesia. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Destinations

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

Localities in the Area

Village
is an administrative village in the subdistrict in of . Photo: Midori, CC BY 3.0.

Jakarta

Latitude
-6.1866° or 6° 11' 11.9" south
Longitude
106.8032° or 106° 48' 11.7" east
Population
10,500,000
IATA airport code
JKT
United Nations Location Code
ID JKT
Elevation
16 metres (52 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 29939632
Geo­Names ID
1642911
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: DKI Jakarta
  • Achinese: Jakarta
  • Adyghe: Джакартэ
  • Afar: Jakarta
  • Afrikaans: Djakarta
  • Albanian: Xhakarta
  • Amharic: ጃካርታ
  • Arabic: Jakarta
  • Arabic: بيتافيا
  • Arabic: جاكارتا
  • Arabic: جاكرتا
  • Aragonese: Jakarta
  • Aragonese: Yakarta
  • Armenian: Ճաքարթա
  • Armenian: Ջակարտա
  • Assamese: জাকাৰ্টা
  • Asturian: Xakarta
  • Awadhi: जाकर्ता
  • Azerbaijani: Cakarta
  • Balinese: Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
  • Balinese: Daérah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
  • Bambara: Jakarta
  • Banjar: Jakarta
  • Bashkir: Батавия
  • Bashkir: Джакарта
  • Bashkir: Сунда Келапа
  • Basque: Jakarta
  • Belarusian: Джакарта
  • Bengali: জাকার্তা
  • Bhojpuri: जकार्ता
  • Bosnian: Džakarta
  • Bosnian: Jakarta
  • Breton: Jakarta
  • Bulgarian: Джакарта
  • Burmese: ဂျကာတာမြို့
  • Catalan: Jakarta
  • Cebuano: Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
  • Cebuano: Jakarta
  • Central Bikol: Jakarta
  • Central Kurdish: جاکارتا
  • Chechen: Джакарта
  • Cherokee: ᎠᏤᏙ
  • Chinese: Jakarta
  • Chinese: 耶加達
  • Chinese: 雅加达
  • Chinese: 雅加達
  • Chuvash: Джакарта
  • Cornish: Jakarta
  • Corsican: Giacarta
  • Croatian: Jakarta
  • Czech: Jakarta
  • Danish: Jakarta
  • Dotyali: जाकार्ता
  • Dutch: Batavia
  • Dutch: Djakarta
  • Dutch: Jakarta
  • Eastern Mari: Джакарта
  • Egyptian Arabic: جاكارتا
  • English: Batavia
  • English: Big Durian
  • English: Djakarta
  • English: JKT
  • English: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • English: Special Capital Region of Jakarta
  • Erzya: Джакарта ош
  • Esperanto: Ĝakarto
  • Estonian: Jakarta
  • Extremaduran: Yakarta
  • Faroese: Jakarta
  • Fiji Hindi: Jakarta
  • Fijian: Jakarta
  • Finnish: Jakarta
  • French: Batavia
  • French: Djakarta
  • French: Jakarta
  • Friulian: Jakarta
  • Galician: Iacarta
  • Georgian: ჯაკარტა
  • German: Jakarta
  • Gorontalo: Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
  • Greek: Τζακάρτα
  • Guianese Creole French: Jakarta
  • Gujarati: જકાર્તા
  • Gujarati: જાકાર્તા
  • Haitian: Jakarta
  • Hakka Chinese: Jakarta
  • Hakka Chinese: Ngâ-kâ-tha̍t Sú-tû Thi̍t-khî
  • Hausa: Jakarta
  • Hawaiian: Jakarta
  • Hebrew: ג'קרטה
  • Hindi: जकार्ता
  • Hungarian: Jakarta
  • Icelandic: Djakarta
  • Ido: Jakarta
  • Iloko: Jakarta
  • Inari Sami: Jakarta
  • Indonesian: Batavia
  • Indonesian: DKI Jakarta
  • Indonesian: Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
  • Indonesian: Djakarta
  • Indonesian: JKT
  • Indonesian: Jakarta
  • Indonesian: Jayakarta
  • Indonesian: Sunda Kelapa
  • Ingush: Джакарта
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Jakarta
  • Interlingue: Jakarta
  • Irish: Iacárta
  • Italian: Giacarta
  • Japanese: ジャカルタ
  • Javanese: DKI Jakarta
  • Javanese: Jakarta
  • Kabiyè: Jakarita
  • Kalaallisut: Jakarta
  • Kannada: ಜಕಾರ್ಟ
  • Kannada: ಜಕಾರ್ತ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Jakarta
  • Kazakh: Джакарта
  • Khmer: ចាការតា
  • Khmer: ហ្សាការតា
  • Kinyarwanda: Jakarta
  • Kirghiz: Жакарта
  • Komi: Джакарта
  • Kongo: Jakarta
  • Korean: 자카르타
  • Kurdish: Cakarta
  • Ladin: Jacarta
  • Ladino: Djakarta
  • Lao: Jakarta
  • Latin: Jakarta
  • Latvian: Džakarta
  • Lezghian: Джакарта
  • Limburgan: Jakarta
  • Literary Chinese: 雅加達
  • Lithuanian: Džakarta
  • Livvi: Džakarta
  • Lombard: Giacarta
  • Low German: Jakarta
  • Lower Sorbian: Jakarta
  • Luxembourgish: Jakarta
  • Macedonian: Џакарта
  • Madurese: Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
  • Maithili: जकार्ता
  • Malagasy: Jakarta
  • Malay: DKI Jakarta
  • Malay: Jakarta
  • Malayalam: ജക്കാർത്ത
  • Maori: Jakarta
  • Maori: Tiakāta
  • Marathi: जकार्ता
  • Mazanderani: جاکارتا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Jakarta
  • Min Nan Chinese: Jakarta
  • Minangkabau: Batavia
  • Minangkabau: DKI Jakarta
  • Minangkabau: Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
  • Minangkabau: Daerah Kusuih Ibukota Jakarta
  • Minangkabau: Djakarta
  • Minangkabau: Jakarta
  • Mingrelian: ჯაკარტა
  • Mirandese: Jacarta
  • Mongolian: Жакарта
  • Moroccan Arabic: جاكارطا
  • Nauru: Jakarta
  • Nepali: जकार्ता
  • Nepali: जाकार्ता
  • Newari: जकार्ता
  • Nias: Jakarta
  • Northern Frisian: Jakarta
  • Northern Luri: آستون جاکارتا
  • Norwegian: Jakarta
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jakarta
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jakarta
  • Novial: Jakarta
  • Nyanja: Jakarta
  • Occitan (post 1500): Jakarta
  • Oriya: ଜାକର୍ତା
  • Ossetian: Джакартæ
  • Panjabi: ਜਕਾਰਤਾ
  • Papiamento: Jakarta
  • Persian: جاکارتا
  • Piemontese: Giacarta
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Jakarta
  • Polish: Dżakarta
  • Portuguese: Jacarta
  • Portuguese: Jakarta
  • Pushto: جکارتا
  • Quechua: Jakarta
  • Romanian: Jakarta
  • Russia Buriat: Джакарта
  • Russian: Батавия
  • Russian: Джакарта
  • Russian: Особый столичный округ Джакарта
  • Russian: Сунда Келапа
  • Rusyn: Джакарта
  • Samogitian: Džakarta
  • Sanskrit: जकार्ता
  • Sanskrit: तरुमा नगर
  • Santali: ᱡᱟᱠᱟᱨᱛᱟ
  • Sardinian: Giacarta
  • Scots: Jakarta
  • Scottish Gaelic: Jakarta
  • Serbian: Џакарта
  • Serbo-Croatian: Džakarta
  • Shona: Jakarta
  • Sicilian: Giacarta
  • Sicilian: Giakarta
  • Sicilian: Jakarta
  • Silesian: Dżakarta
  • Sindhi: جڪارتا
  • Sindhi: جڪارتہ
  • Sinhala: ජකර්තා
  • Sinhala: ජකාර්තා
  • Slovak: Jakarta
  • Slovenian: Džakarta
  • South Azerbaijani: جاکارتا
  • Spanish: Yakarta
  • Sranan Tongo: Jakarta
  • Sundanese: DKI Jakarta
  • Sundanese: Jakarta
  • Swahili: Jakarta
  • Swedish: Jakarta
  • Swiss German: Jakarta
  • Tagalog: Jakarta
  • Tagalog: Yakarta
  • Tajik: Ҷакарта
  • Tamil: ஜகார்த்தா
  • Tatar: Cakarta
  • Tatar: Җакарта
  • Telugu: జకార్తా
  • Tetum: Jakarta
  • Thai: จาการ์ตา
  • Tibetan: ཊ་ཁར་ཏ།
  • Tosk Albanian: Jakarta
  • Turkish: Cakarta
  • Turkish: Jakarta
  • Turkmen: Jakarta
  • Twi: Jakarta
  • Udmurt: Джакарта
  • Uighur: جاكارتا
  • Ukrainian: Джакарта
  • Upper Sorbian: Jakarta
  • Urdu: جکارتا
  • Urdu: جکارتہ
  • Uzbek: Jakarta
  • Venetian: Xacarta
  • Veps: Džakart
  • Vietnamese: Jakarta
  • Vietnamese: gia-các-ta
  • Vlaams: Jakarta
  • Volapük: Jakarta
  • Waray (Philippines): Jakarta
  • Welsh: Jakarta
  • Western Armenian: Ճաքարթա
  • Western Frisian: Djakarta
  • Western Frisian: Jakarta
  • Western Panjabi: جکارتا
  • Western Panjabi: جکارتہ
  • Wu Chinese: 雅加達
  • Yakut: Дьакаарта
  • Yakut: Дьакарта
  • Yiddish: דזשאקארטא
  • Yoruba: Jakarta
  • Yue Chinese: 耶加達
  • Zhuang: Jakarta
  • Zhuang: Yajgyadaz
  • Djogkarta
  • Dki Jakarta
  • Gyakata
  • Jogkarta
  • ចាកាតា

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