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Indonesia is a sovereign archipelago in Southeast Asia and the fourth most populous country on earth after China, India, and the United States.
Indonesia is made up of more than 17,000 islands with over 1.9 million square miles of land, which makes it the 15th largest country.
Indonesia has a population estimated at 263.99 million in 2017, up from the 2015 estimate of 257 million. About 56.7% of Indonesia's population lives on Java, the most populous island.

Largest Cities in Indonesia

According to the 2010 official population data, Indonesia has 11 cities with a population over 1 million, although estimates from 2014 show that there are now 14 cities that have populations that exceed 1 million. The 10 largest cities in Indonesia, with populations as of 2014, are:

Jakarta (DKI Jakarta Special Capital Region): 10.135 million
Surabaya (East Java): 2.843 million
Bandung (West Java): 2.575 million
Medan (North Sumatra): 2.497 million
Bekasi(West Java): 2.51 million
Semarang (Central Java): 2.067 million
Tangerang (Banten): 2.001 million
Depok (West Java): 1.869 million
Palembang (South Sumatra): 1.561 million
Makassar ( South Sulawesi) : 1.436 million
Tangerang Selatan : 1.428 million

Jakarta isn't just the most populous city in Indonesia; it's also the most populous in Southeast Asia and the 14th most populated city on earth. The official rmetropolitan area, known as Jabodetabek, is the third largest in the world, and the metropolis's suburbs extend even further. The entire area has a population of over 30 million, which makes it one of the largest conurbations on earth. It's also one of the fastest-growing cities on earth, growing faster than Beijing and Bangkok, with a population density in the city proper of 15,342 people per square kilometer (39,740/square mile).

Jakarta as the capital of Indonesia is a special region with provincial status and consists of six municipalities. (Jakarta Pusat City, Jakarta Barat City, Jakarta Timur City, Jakarta Utara City, Jakarta Selatan City & Kepulauan Seribu Regency)

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