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Title: Jakarta

  • The capital and the largest city of Indonesia.

About Jakarta
  • Jakarta is located on the northwest coast of the
    island of Java.
  • It has an area of 650 km² and a population of 8.3
    million (as of 2000).
  • Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic

History of Jakarta
  • By the 12th century, it was a major port for the
    Hindu kingdom of Sunda. The Portuguese were
    reported to be the first Europeans to visit the
    port of Kalapa. A Hindu king granted Portuguese
    traders permission to build a fort at Kalapa in
    the early 16th century. Jakarta's port is still
    called Sunda Kelapa today, after this early

Historical Features
  • The Monumen Nasional (Monas) is a 137m tall tower
    in Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for
    Indonesia's Independence. Its construction began
    in 1961 under Sukarno and not finished until 1975
    under Suharto. It's topped by a 14.5 tonnes of
    flame-shaped bronze plated in 35kg of gold.

Social Demographic
  • The population has sharply risen from 2.7 million
    in 1960 to 8.3 million in 2000. Jakarta suffers
    from major urbanization problems.
  • Population below poverty line 27 (1999).
  • Male 92.5 and female 83.4 (2002) of the

Social Demographic
  • Variation of people are
  • Javanese (58)
  • Sundanese (15)
  • Batak(10)
  • Minang(8)
  • TiongHoa(5)
  • Others(4)
  • Religion
  • Muslim (85), Christian, Catholic, Hindu,
    Buddhist, and Kong Hu Chu.

  • Jakarta's transportation depends on toll roads,
    railways, and monorails tracks.
  • Buses and transport cars (local language Angkot,
    angkutan kota) are also popular. Like trains,
    they also become overloaded during peak hours.

Climate in Jakarta
  • Jakarta has a pleasant tropical climate most of
    the year, with gentle breezes. Jakarta is
    equatorial (located in the equator line) the
    temperature is about 28 - 35 C.
  • From late October to April, there is usually a
    rain shower everyday.

Crime Rates in Jakarta
Type of Crime of Population
Theft of car 0.6
Theft from car 5
Car vandalism 2.8
Theft of motorcycle 0.6
Theft of bicycle 1
Theft of car 1.3
Theft from car 10.7
Car vandalism 6
Theft of motorcycle 1.9
Theft of bicycle 1.9
Burglary with entry 3
Attempted burglary 1.4
Robbery 1.4
Personal theft 7.5
Sexual incidents 4.5
Assault/threat 1.6
Consumer fraud 25.6
Corruption 36.5
Taman Mini Indonesia Indah
  • Landscape Taman Bunga Keong Emas
  • Oil and Natural Gas Museum

Miniature of Borobudur Temple
  • Which was one of the Seventh Wonder of the World.

Traditional Dance
  • Yapong also was composed by Bagong Kussudiardjo
    in 1970. Yapong is based on Betawi (Jakartanese)
    traditional style female dance. The music is very
    lively. It is a combination of a new Javanese
    melodic gamelan style with a rock beat.

Recreational Park
Recreational Place
  • The amusement park kind of like Disneyland.
    Beside Dufan acronym of Dunia Fantasi (Fantasy
    World), this is the only recreational park in
    Indonesia that located in Jakarta.

Primary Occupation
  • The primary occupation in Jakarta depends on the
    social classes. The upper class jobs are mostly
    in the office building with Air-conditioner
    compared to the lower class jobs that really
    dont have a proper work place such as selling a
    clean water.

Overview of Jakarta
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My Opinion about Jakarta!
  • For me, Jakarta is an interesting and unique
    city. However, I dont have any desire to live
    there because of the safety issues, the
    pollutions and the job security. Therefore, I
    will visit Jakarta for vacation and shopping
    thats for sure.

The Sources
  • http//www.encyclopedia.com/html/J/Jakarta.asp
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakarta
  • http//www.ci.la.ca.us/sistercities/jakarta1.htm
  • http//www.fig.net/jakarta/practical_info.htm
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