||Indonesia stretches over
three time zones.
Eastern Standard Time is GMT + 9 hours.
Central Standard Time is GMT + 8 hours.
Western Standard Time is GMT + 7 hours.
||210 Million people (2000).
||Jakarta (10 - 12 million people)
||Bahasa Indonesia is the official language.
Javanese and Sudanese are the other main languages. English
is generally spoken in government and business circles
in Jakarta and the main cities.
||Indonesia has the largest Muslim population
of any country - the majority practice Islam.
The island of Bali is predominantly Hindu.
||The rupiah has been subject to wild
fluctuations. We recommend that visitors check with their
local bank or money changer for the latest rate of exchange.
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