Did you recognize the uniqueness of this nation? Here is just a small part of the uniqueness of both the advantages of Indonesia. No other than this knowledge is expected to add to our devotion to this beautiful country, also we shall keep the most important as well to preserve it. Here are some many of the uniqueness of Indonesia, a tropical paradise with tens of thousands of islands.
Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world with the total number of islands reached 113 466 islands. Consists of five major islands and 30 smaller islands group. Including 9634 islands that have not been named and 6,000 uninhabited islands. Inside there are 3 of the 6 largest island in the world, namely: Borneo as the third largest island in the world with an area of 539,460 km, 473,606 km breadth Sumatra and Papua which covers 421,981 km.
Java Island is the most populous island in the world that is around 60% of Indonesia's population or about 130 million people live on the island, which covers only 7% of the entire territory of Indonesia.
Indonesia is the world's largest maritime waters covering an area of 93,000 km and a coastline of about 81,000 km, or almost 25% of the length of the beach in the world.
Indonesia has the largest tribes in the world, there are more than 740 tribes or ethnic, even in Papua alone there are 270 tribes. With the number of tribes as much as it makes Indonesia has the largest regional languages, namely 583 languages and dialects of the 67 main languages used by various tribes in Indonesia. Although many have regional language but its national language is Indonesian afford them together without losing said regional languages.
Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world. The number of Muslims in Indonesia around 216 million people or 88% of the population of Indonesia. This also makes the premises has a number of mosques and pilgrims contributor country in the world.
Borobudur temple in Central Java has the largest Buddhist monument in the world whose height reaches 42 meters consists of 10 levels. Have a wonderful long relief reached more than 1 km.
Indonesia is the discovery of the oldest hominid in the world, namely Pithecanthropus erectus is estimated to come from the past 1.8 million years ago.
Indonesia is ranked No. 1 producer of cloves and nutmeg. The world's No. 2 producer of natural rubber and crude palm oil. The largest exporter of plywood, which is about 80% in the world market. Producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, or about 20% of world supply. Second largest tin producer in the world.
Indonesia has the world's richest coral reefs up to 18% of the total in the world. Has the largest mangrove forest in the world for to prevent sea water erosion. The origin of the wealth of the world's largest orchid flower 6,000 species of orchids and flower Rafflesia Arnoldi as the largest flower in the world with a diameter up to 1 meter.
Indonesia is home to an ancient animal that is alive, Komodo, the largest lizard in the world with a length of 3 meters and weighs 90 kg. In a sea of Indonesia has the most shark species in the world are 150 species. Indonesia has the world's smallest primates, namely Mount Tarsier (Tarsius pumilus) in Sulawesi length is only 10 cm.
In Sulawesi serpent Python reticulates discovery also the longest in the world, 10 meters in length. The world's smallest fish found in the muddy swamps of Sumatra. The length of only 7.9 mm and a maximum size of approximately mosquitoes.
Indonesia is the 70th oldest in the world, the country's first born after World War II in 1945, and the only country to ever come out of the United Nations (UN) (January 7, 1965) and then rejoin the 28 September 1966.