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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Jakarta (Djakarta), Indonesia
Image: Yohanes Budiyanto
Satellite view is showing Jakarta (also DKI Jakarta) situated on the northwest corner of the island of Java bordering the Java Sea. It is the country's largest city and the capital of Indonesia in Southeast Asia.
Jakarta's former name was Batavia (until 1949) when it was the de facto capital of the Dutch East Indies, the former Dutch colony.
Image: enjoy jakarta DKI
Today Jakarta has a population of about 10 million people, making it the most populous city in Southeast Asia. Jakarta's metropolitan area, known as Greater Jakarta or Jabodetabek (short for Jakarta + Bogor + Depok + Tangerang + Bekasi cities) is one of the largest urban agglomerations on the planet, with a population of 28 million people.
Official language is Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). But Greater Jakarta is a melting pot, an immigration magnet and home to people from all over Indonesia and Southeast Asia, with significant numbers of Sundanese, Javanese, Betawi as well as Bataks.
When in Jakarta you might want to visit Istiqlal Mosque (largest mosque in Southeast Asia); National Museum of Indonesia (arts and cultures of Indonesia); Merdeka Square (main sqare in Central Jakarta); Wayang Museum (Javanese wayang puppetry); Jakarta Textile Museum (state of the art Indonesian textiles); Tanah Abang (textile wholesale market); Ancol Bay City (a tourist destination located along Jakarta's waterfront); Plaza Indonesia (shopping).
Just zoom in (+) to see Monumen Nasional, the National Monument tower, a 137 m (450 ft) tall tower on Lapangan Merdeka (Freedom Square) in Central Jakarta. Arround Merdeka is the city's special capital region, with its government and administrative buildings. Just north of Merdeka square is Jakarta Presidential Palace Complex and Istana Negara, the State Palace. To the south of Merdeka is the United Nations Information Center, and further south the Sarinah shopping mall.
The Map shows a city map of Jakarta with expressways, main roads and streets, as well as the location of Soekarno-Hatta International (IATA Code: CGK) situated in west, and Halim Perdanakusuma Airport (IATA Code: HLP) Jakarta’s former main airport.
Other major Indonesian cities: Bandung, Medan, Surabaya.
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Sunday-February-7 06:19UTC/GMT +7 hours
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City Coordinates: 6°12′S 106°48′E
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