interesting facts about Indonesia
November 9, 2009 | In: Countries facts
Indonesia comprises 17,508 islands.Three of the ten largest islands in the world are found here.The biggest island in Indonesia is Sumatra.
With a population of around 230 million people, it is the world’s fourth most populous country.
Indonesia is home to Komodo dragon (varanus komodoensis), the largest lizard in the world.
There are 316 ethnic groups which speak 670 dialects in Indonesia.
Indonesia has many high mountains, the highest of which are over 4000 meters.
Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur frequently in Indonesia. With over 400 active volcanoes, there are over 3 earthquakes per day.
Indonesia falls in the tropical zone, and has an average humidity of between 70% and 90%.
The population in Indonesia is expected to be at 315 million by 2035.