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Jakarta

Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta
Special Caipital Territory o Jakarta
(Frae top, left tae richt): Jakarta Auld Toun, Hotel Indonesia Roundabout, Jakarta Skyline, Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Monumen Nasional, Merdeka Palace, Istiqlal Mosque
Official seal of Jakarta
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
The Big Durian[1]
Motto(s): 
Jaya Raya (Indonesie)
(Victorious an Great)
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Coordinates: 6°12′S 106°48′E / 6.200°S 106.800°E / -6.200; 106.800Coordinates: 6°12′S 106°48′E / 6.200°S 106.800°E / -6.200; 106.800
KintraIndonesie
ProvinceJakarta ˡ
Govrenment
 • TeepSpecial admeenistrative aurie
 • GovrenorJoko Widodo
Area
 • City740.28 km2 (285.82 sq mi)
 • Laund662.33 km2 (255.73 sq mi)
 • Water6977.5 km2 (2,694.0 sq mi)
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Population
 (2014)[2]
 • City10,770,487
 • Rank6t in Indonesie
 • Density14,464/km2 (37,460/sq mi)
 • Metro
31,689,592
 • Metro density4958/km2 (12,840/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (WIT)
Area code(s)+62 21
Websitewww.jakarta.go.id (official site)
ˡ Jakarta is not part of any province, it is controlled directly under the government and is designated a Special Capital Territory

Jakarta, offeecially the Special Caipital Territory o Jakarta, is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Indonesie. Locatit on the northwast coast o the island o Java, it haes an aurie o 661.52 square kilometers an a population o 9,580,000 (2010).

It is the maist populous ceety in Indonesie an in Sootheast Asie, an is the twalt-lairgest ceety in the warld. The metropolitan aurie, Jabodetabek, is the seicont lairgest in the warld. Jakarta is leetit as a global ceety in the 2008 Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) research.[3] The ceety's name is derived frae the Auld Javanese wird "Jayakarta" which translates as "victorious deed", "complete act", or "complete victory".

Established in the fowert century, the ceety became an important tradin port for the Kinrick o Sunda. It grew as the caipital o the colonial Dutch East Indies. It wis made caipital o Indonesie when the kintra became independent efter Warld War II. It wis umwhile kent as Sunda Kelapa (397–1527), Jayakarta (1527–1619), Batavia (1619–1942), an Djakarta (1942–1972).

Landmarks include the Naitional Monument an Istiqlal Mosque. The ceety is the seat o the ASEAN Secretariat. Jakarta is served bi the Soekarno-Hatta Internaitional Airport, Halim Perdanakusuma Interniational Airport, an Tanjung Priok Harbour; it is connectit bi several intercity an commuter railways, an served bi several bus lines runnin on reserved busways.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Travel Indonesia Guide – How to appreciate the 'Big Durian' Jakarta". Worldstepper-daworldisntenough.blogspot.com. 8 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 27 Apryle 2010.
  2. "Data Jumlah Penduduk DKI Jakarta". Jakarta Open Data. Pemerintah Provinsi DKI Jakarta, Dinas Kependudukan dan Catatan Sipil. 2014. Archived frae the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  3. "The World According to GaWC 2008". Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC). Loughborough University. Retrieved 7 December 2009.