Indonesia Genealogy

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The Republic of Indonesia is a nation in Southeast Asia. Comprising 17,508 islands, it is the world's largest archipelagic state. With a population of over 234 million people, it is the world's fourth most populous country and the most populous Muslim-majority nation, although officially it is not an Islamic state. Indonesia is a republic, with an elected parliament and president. The nation's capital city is Jakarta. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Malaysia. Other neighboring countries include Singapore, the Philippines, Australia, and the Indian territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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  • Consisting of the territory of the former Netherlands East Indies, Indonesia's main island groups are the Greater Sunda Islands , which include Java , Sumatra , central and S Borneo (Kalimantan), and Sulawesi ; the Lesser Sunda Islands, consisting of Bali , Flores , Sumba , Lombok , and the western part of Timor ; the Moluccas (Maluku), with Ambon , Seram , and Halmahera ; and the Riau Archipelago . After years of dispute with the Dutch, Papua was formally annexed by Indonesia in August 1969. The most important islands, culturally and economically, are Java, Bali, and Sumatra.

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