Population 246 million
Area 1,919,440 sq km
Language Bahasa Indonesia
Religions Islam majority, plus Christian groups, Hinduism, animism and ancestor worship.
Currency Indonesian rupiah (Rp)
International phone code t +62
Time zone GMT + 7–9hr. Bali is one hour ahead of Java.
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