Free and always accurate driving directions, Google Maps, traffic information for Indonesia (ID). Explore satellite imagery of Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, on the Google Maps of Southeast Asia below.
Indonesia (GPS: 5 00 S, 120 00 E) located in Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The country’s area measurements are total: 1,904,569 sq km; land: 1,811,569 sq km, water: 93,000 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly less than three times the size of Texas. The total irrigated land is 67,220 sq km (2012).
One of Indonesia’s essential features: According to Indonesia’s National Coordinating Agency for Survey and Mapping, the total number of islands in the archipelago is 13,466, of which 922 are permanently inhabited (Indonesia is the world’s largest country comprised solely of islands). The country straddles the equator and occupies a strategic location astride or along major sea lanes from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. Indonesia is one of the countries along the Ring of Fire, a belt of active volcanoes and earthquake epicenters bordering the Pacific Ocean. Up to 90% of the world’s earthquakes and some 75% of the world’s volcanoes occur within the Ring of Fire. Despite having the fourth largest population in the world, Indonesia is the most heavily forested region on earth after the Amazon.