...

Jakarta

Jakarta - description of the city:

Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia, located on the island of Java. In the 16th century, it was known as a city of Sunda Kelapa, from 1527 was called Jayakarta; in the early 17th century, the city was destroyed by the Dutch. In 1619 on the site was built a fortress Batavia. The city around it in 1621 got the same name. On August 17, 1945 there was proclaimed the independence of Indonesia. In 1949, Batavia was renamed to Jakarta. Currently, it is home to 8.3 million inhabitants. It has a transport hub, a marine outer harbor Tanjung Priok in the Java Sea (turnover - above 15 million tons per year). Jakarta also has an international airport. Main industries include processing of rubber; textile, footwear, food industry; metal and machinery. There are universities, an art gallery, and the Institute of Indonesian culture with a museum in Jakarta. Within the historic core of the city there are channels, houses of 17-18 centuries, the Penang gate, the Portuguese church (both of 17th century), several Dutch churches, and a water palace.

Country Indonesia
International title Jakarta
Population 8,540,121 people
Timezone Asia/Jakarta
State Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
Geographic coordinates Latitude: -6.21462 x Longitude: 106.84513

Photo Galery Jakarta

Spending Time in Jakarta
#01: Spending Time in Jakarta Spending Time in Jakarta Jakarta
Photos of Jakarta
#02: Photos of Jakarta Photos of Jakarta Jakarta
Acquaintance to Jakarta
#03: Acquaintance to Jakarta Acquaintance to Jakarta Jakarta
Jakarta - places of Interest
#04: Jakarta - places of Interest Jakarta - places of Interest Jakarta
Unknown Jakarta
#05: Unknown Jakarta Unknown Jakarta Jakarta
Spending days in Jakarta
#06: Spending days in Jakarta Spending days in Jakarta Jakarta
Places to visit in Jakarta
#07: Places to visit in Jakarta Places to visit in Jakarta Jakarta
A tour about Jakarta
#08: A tour about Jakarta A tour about Jakarta Jakarta
Views of Jakarta
#09: Views of Jakarta Views of Jakarta Jakarta
The beauty of Jakarta
#10: The beauty of Jakarta The beauty of Jakarta Jakarta
The main attractions of Jakarta
#11: The main attractions of Jakarta The main attractions of Jakarta Jakarta
Sights of Jakarta
#12: Sights of Jakarta Sights of Jakarta Jakarta

Jakarta video guide

Places to visit in Jakarta

Famous Places

Parc des Bastions
Country: Switzerland

Parc des Bastions Introduction Located close to the Place de Neuve, the Parc des Bastions is a little nature area right in the center of the city. It is a perfect getaway spot for the young couple that wants to take a walk through a beautiful area ...

Les Diablerets
Country: Switzerland

Les Diablerets Introduction Les Diablerets is a ski resort and mountain villaged located in the Ormont-Dessus municipality in the Vaud Canton of Switzerland.  The village has an altitude of over 1,000 meters on the north side of the Diablere ...

BohmischeHofkanzlei
Country: Austria

The Habsburg rulers were also kings of Bohemia, which was initially governed from Prague; in 1627, however, Emperor Ferdinand II transferred the administration to Vienna. In 1714, the Bohemian Court Chancery moved into this grand palace, designed b ...

Norsk Teknisk Museum
Country: Norway

The subject matter of the Norsk Teknisk Museum is technology from the past and from the present. The translation of the name of the museum is Norwegian Museum for Science and Technology. The museum is located in Kjelsas and was founded in the year ...

Drobak
Country: Norway

Drobak is a wonderful wooden village that is just 30 minutes south of Oslo. It is located on the east side of Oslofjorden. The village was once a pilot station. It would serve as the winter port for when the capital and the fjord closer were ice bo ...

Indonesia Cities:
© 2016 secretworldwiki.com Contact Us