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Indonesian Student Guide

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Country Facts

  • Republic of Indonesia (RI)
  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Population: 246 mil.
  • Population in Bali: 4 mil.
  • Officeal languages: Bahasa Indonesian
  • Major languages: Bahasa Indonesian, English
  • Religions: Islam majority, plus Christian groups, Hinduism, animism and ancestor worship.
  • Balis religions: Hindu (84.5%)
  • Time Zone: GMT + 7
  • Time Zone Bali: GMT + 8
  • Currency: Indonesian rupiah (IDR)
  • International phone code: +62

Indonesian Public Holidays

  • January 1
  • January/February
  • Jan (usually)
  • March/April
  • March/April
  • March or April (usually)
  • May/June
  • Middle June
  • July and Sept (usually between )
  • August 17
  • Oct or Nov (usually)
  • Dec and Jan (usually between )
  • December 25
  • New Year (Tahun Baru)
  • Chinese New Year
  • Muharam - Islamic New Year
  • Nyepi, Balinese New Year
  • Good Friday and Easter Sunday
  • Maulud Nabi Muhammad, Anniversary of the birth of Muhammed
  • Waisak Day, Anniversary of the birth, death and enlightenment of Buddha
  • Ascension Day of Jesus
  • Lailat al Miraj Ascension Day of Muhammed
  • Independence Day (Hari Proklamasi Kemerdekaan)
  • Idul Fitri, The celebration of the end of Ramadan
  • Idul Adha (Hajhl) Feast of Sacrifice
  • Christmas

Balis Galungun: Takes place for ten days every 210 days to celebrate the victory of good over evil.

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