What is the youngest province in Indonesia?

What is the least populated province in Indonesia?

The most populous province is West Java (with more than 43 million people), while the least populous province is that of West Papua in the far eastern region of Indonesia (home to around 761,000 people).

Which province is Jakarta in?

listen)), officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Indonesian: Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta), is the capital of Indonesia. It lies on the northwest coast of Java (the world’s most populous island).

Jakarta
City status 4 March 1621
Province status 28 August 1961
Government
• Type Special administrative area

What percentage of Indonesia is Chinese?

2010

Ethnic group Population (million) Percentage
Balinese 3.028 1.51
Chinese Indonesian 2.832 1.20
Sasak 2.611 1.17
Makassarese 1.982 0.99

Why is Jakarta sinking?

Like many coastal cities around the world, Jakarta is dealing with sea-level rise. But Indonesia’s biggest city also has a unique problem: Because of restricted water access in the city, the majority of its residents have to extract groundwater to survive. And it’s causing the city to sink.

How many Papuans are there?

Close to 2 million Papuans live in Indonesia (1,460,846 according to the 2000 Indonesia census), mainly in the western segment of the island of New Guinea, in the two Indonesian provinces of Papua Barat (formerly West Irian Jaya and renamed in February 2007, though the name change still needs to be confirmed by …

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Is West Papua safe?

We advise against all tourist and other non-essential travel to Papua and West Papua provinces. The security situation remains unpredictable and there is a risk of kidnapping. Political tensions associated with anti-government groups and local rivalries can lead to violent clashes.