Indonesia

Jakarta

Melting pot of South-East Asia

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Jakarta

Jakarta is the capital, political and administrative centre of Indonesia. Many people from all over the region live and work in this mega city. Chinese, Indians, Arabs and Australians all make up this melting pot of South-East Asia. The metropolis is situated on the Indonesian island of Java, the most densely populated island in the world. Jakarta is a great Islamic city and is a mixture of old and new, traditional and modern. Jakarta`s skyline is ultramodern and skyscrapers line the streets of the busy harbour. The city has many fine museums, galleries, and historic sites. 


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