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Where is Indonesia?

Indonesia is an island country that is located in South East Asia. It is considered the largest island country in the world containing more than 14,000 islands. The country shares land borders with East Timor, Papua New Guinea, and Malaysia. Other countries that are located near where is Indonesia include the Philippines, Singapore, Palau, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Australia.

The island country comprises of 34 provinces in the country, out of which 5 have Administrative status. The country represents a mosaic of different linguistic and ethnic groups. The largest group includes the Javanese of Austronesian origin. The island country is popular among tourists due to its pristine beaches and entertainment spots. The area where is Indonesia situated supports the second highest biodiversity in the region. There are various places to visit in Indonesia.
Travel to Indonesia is not complete without a visit to Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia. The city is filled with various sightseeing spots, shopping malls, and vibrant backstreets that are the perfect spot for shopping, fun, and gastronomic delights.

Yogyakarta is the center of cultural and historical spot in Indonesia. It is the contains various site of historical interests. Here visitors can find ruins of different ancient kingdoms. Mt. Bromo is another wonderful attraction in Indonesia. It is located at East Java beside Mount Semeru at the site of Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park. Visitors can rent or catch a jeep or even better ride a horse to rise to the top of the mountain and view the charming sunset.
Bali is also an interesting place to visit in Indonesia. The beaches here attract tourists from all over the world. The area is known for laidback coasts and misty hiking trails that goes across the majestic volcanoes.

Samosir island (Pulau Samosir) is another great place to have a memorable time in Indonesia. It is a large volcanic island that is located within Lake Toba in the northern part of Sumatran Island. The place is nestled amidst mountains with clear view of the lake that serve as a relaxing place. Visitors can get a warm dose of hospitality from the local 'Batak' people and enjoy local jungle juice, food, music, and pipes. Overall the area where is Indonesia located is full of wonderful attractions and entertainment spots. You should plan a visit to the island country to have a magnificent time of your life.

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