Indonesia is a state of the globe that stretches from Sabang to Merauke. Based on the results of satellite imagery studies stated that the number of islands in Indonesia is as many as 18,306 pieces. The population in Indonesia reaches 250 million people.
Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country in the world. Ethnic composition in Indonesia is very varied because this country has hundreds of different tribes and cultures.
The majority of Indonesians are Muslim. About 87.2 percent of the total population of Indonesia – or 207.2 million people – are Muslims. However, Indonesia is not an Islamic country (only in Aceh sharia law is applied). But even though the country is a secular democracy, principles based on Islamic doctrine play an important role in the fields of politics, economy and Indonesian society.
There are also about 16.5 million Protestants (6.9 percent of the total population of Indonesia), 6.9 million Catholics (2.9 percent of the population), and 4 million Hindus (1.7 percent) living in Indonesia. Finally, there is a small minority of Buddhists as well as those who embrace Confucianism, mostly Chinese ethnic societies.
5 top tourist areas in Indonesia
- Bali Island Bali is the most popular island holiday destination in the Indonesian archipelago, with good reason. Here you’ll experience a fine combination of sandy beaches and rolling surf, an ancient culture known for its warm hospitality, and exotic temples and palaces set against stunning natural backdrops. Travel inland and towering volcanoes and pristine jungles await with plenty to see and do, although most can’t stay away from the beach for long. Meal times on Bali offer endless choice of local or far-flung cuisine and, after sunset, famous hotspots come to life offering exciting clubbing scenes and packed dancefloors.
- Bahari Papua (Raja Ampat)
In the papua ampat king, there are about 540 species of corals and 1,511 speises of fish. Even more amazing is that almost 75% of coral specises from around the world are in this amphibian king. There are even 27 species of rare fish here. Furthermore there are 5 species of step sea turtle, 13 species of marine mammals, and 57 species of mantis shrimp.
The activities you can do in Raja Ampat are skiers through the boat, diving, snorkeling, and various other activities to enjoy nature tourism. In addition, you can see the ghost of the sea. This ocean phantom is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the eastern part of Waigeo. This phenomenon is actually a phenomenon of sunset scenery. This view can be seen above. This is the uniqueness of the tour of papua king ampat.
Pink Beach Komodo Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur (NTT)This beach in accordance with its name “Pink Beach” is a pink beach. Pink Beach Beach is a unique beach that has beautiful pink sand. Pink Beach is located within Komodo National Park, East Nusa Tenggara. Pink Beach or Red Beach is one of only 7 pink sand beaches in the world. The only pink beaches found in are Pink Beach on Harbor Island, Bahamas; Bermuda; Santa Cruz Island, Philippines; Sardinia, Italy; Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean Island; And in Balos Lagoon, Crete, Greece. How rich and beautiful nature of Indonesia; One of seven pink sandy beaches can be found.
- Tomini Bay, SulawesiTomini Bay is located in North Sulawesi. Because of its location not far from the equator or equator, this beach becomes a great place to enjoy relaxing time by sunbathing. You can also do diving to see the diversity of marine biota is still natural. One more that you can not miss, fresh seafood that you can enjoy instantly.
- Pantai Nihiwatu, SumbaNihiwatu Beach located in West Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Province is one of the goals of surfers or world-class surfers to try the ferocity of the beach waves. Even the surfers dub this beach as God’s Left. Therefore, many tourists come from abroad. To be able to enjoy the beauty and awesomeness of the waves at Nihiwatu Beach is not just anyone who can do it, including the people of Sumba itself. Nihiwatu beach is indeed one of the beaches that have privacy for certain people. This indeed sounds a bit strange, but that is the reality that applies to Nihiwatu Beach.