13 comments on “remembering INDONESIA freedom

    • Thank you so much, gpcox. The data of total number of island is varies but no less than 17,504 islands in which 7,870 have names while 9,634 islands unnamed. There are five major islands namely Java, Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi and Papua and the rest are small islands includes Bali, Lombok, Sumba, Sumbawa and others. Thousands of them are uninhabited which are same size as Fiji or Maldives.


  1. Congratulations on 68 years of Independence. Thanks also for a well written and very educational post. The son links and the google earth link helped a lot as well.
    Also I did not know there were 17,000 islands that made up your homeland…..wow that is a lot of islands!


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