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Indonesia, also called the Republic of Indonesia (RI) or the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI), is a country in Southeast Asia that is crossed by the equator and is between the continents of Asia and Australia, and between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Indonesia is the largest archipelago country in the world consisting of 17,504 islands. The alternative name commonly used is the archipelago. With a population of nearly 270,054,853 people in 2018, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, with more than 230 million people.
The form of the state of Indonesia is a unitary state and the form of government of Indonesia is a republic, with the House of Representatives, the Regional Representative Council and the President directly elected.
The national capital of Indonesia is Jakarta. Indonesia shares land borders with Malaysia on Kalimantan Island, with Papua New Guinea on Papua Island and with Timor Leste on Timor Island. Other neighboring countries are Singapore, the Philippines, Australia, and the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in India.
Capital City : Jakarta
The official language and national language: Bahasa Indonesia
Regional Languages : Approximately 700 languages
Capital (and largest city) : Jakarta; 6°10.5′S 106°49.7′E / 6.1750°S 106.8283°E