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Population 2006....................................................245,452,739
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 3,800
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 687
Unemployment....................................................................12.5%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.7
Labor force (%) ....... 2.8
 

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Total Area...................................................................735,268 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 37
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 66
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 47
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................34
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 64
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................15

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Background Note: Indonesia __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2748.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Indonesia __ A detailed look at Indonesia covering history, culture, economics, political structure and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/id.html

Colleges and Universities - Indonesia __ List of schools with direct contact links. - From Christina DeMello - http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/cdemello/id.html

Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia __ Full text - From University of Texas at Austin - http://inic.utexas.edu/asnic/countries/indonesia/ConstIndonesia.html

Country Profile: Indonesia __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Ethnically it is highly diverse, with more than 300 local languages. The people range from stone-age hunter-gatherers to a modern urban elite." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1260544.stm

Economy of Indonesia __ "Indonesia has a market-based economy in which the government plays a significant role. It owns more than 164 state-owned enterprises and administers prices on several basic goods, including fuel, rice, and electricity." You will find an encyclopedic article about the economy of Indonesia along with links to additional resources. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Indonesia 
 
Embassy of Indonesia, Washington, D.C. __ Here is a good spot to begin your study of Indonesia. You will find general information, news and views, tourism info, international relations and more. - illustrated - From Indonesian Embassy - http://www.embassyofindonesia.org/

Ethnologue report for Indonesia __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Indonesia. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Indonesia

 

Indonesia __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/indonesia/

Indonesia __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/indonesia.html

Indonesia __ "The floating emerald islands of the Indonesian archipelago have, for centuries, been a magnet to a diverse range of people. Chinese and Indian traders, European colonisers, proselytising missionaries, wayward adventurers, mining companies, intrepid travellers and package tourists have all, at one time or another, been attracted by its sandalwood and spices breezes, its Bali Hai lifestyle and its magnificent beaches, mountains and volcanoes." History, culture, statistics and more, including a travel warning. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_east_asia/indonesia/

Indonesia __ A good overview of Indonesia, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107634.html
 
Indonesia Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=115&countryName=Indonesia

Indonesia Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate ... __ "Indonesia Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, ..." All this and more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.photius.com/wfb1999/indonesia/indonesia_economy.html 

Indonesia Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Indonesia - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ Here is an Indonesia Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/indonesia_geography.html

Indonesia: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps of Indonesia and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blindonesia.htm  

indonesia map and map of indonesia information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Indonesia, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/id.htm

Indonesia Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Indonesia. Pictures of Indonesia. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Indonesia/ 

Indonesia Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/indonesia/

An Introduction to Indonesia __ Good overview of Indonesia including geography, history, climate and much more. o From InterKnowledge Corp - http://www.geographia.com/indonesia/

The Jakarta Post __ Online English language newspaper - illustrated - From Jakarta Post - http://www.thejakartapost.com/headlines.asp

Maps of Indonesia __ You will find a wide variety of Indonesia map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Indonesia.html

pictures of Indonesia at picturesofplaces.com - indonesia pictures ... __ You will find click-to-view galleries of photos of Indonesia. Indonesia pictures.- illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/indonesia.html 
 

 

 

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