Jakarta




  • Jakarta, Indonisa


  • Weather-
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  • Info-Jakarta, the capital, is the largest city. It is located on the north-western coast of the island of Java on Jakarta Bay, at the mouth of the Ciliwung River. Jakarta is also the center of activities for the whole of Indonesia. There are more than 300 ethnic groups in Indonesia with over 200 languages being spoken. Half the total population are Javanese with the balance being made up largely of Sundanese in West Java, Javanese in Central and East Java, Madurese in East Java and Madura, Balinese, the Coastal Malays,Buginese, Makassarese, and Bataks. Being a big city, Jakarta's population is a composite of many racial strains, including Arab, Indian, Papuan, Dutch and Chinese. But the majority are of Malay origin.


  • Location-(Absolute-Jakarta -7 13' S 112 43' E) reltive- Indonisa

  • Hotels-
    1. Hotel Gran Mahakam: Located in Jakarta's the famous shopping area 'Blok M' close the South Jakarta residential districts. more... Jakarta, Indonesia 153.00 - 242.00. Hotel-161 rooms (US Dollar ) Kempinski Hotel Plaza

    2.The hotel is located in the Business center in the heart of Jakarta. 20 km from more... Jakarta, Indonesia116.00 - 1500.00 (US Dollar )Hotel 362 rooms

    3. IBIS JAKARTA TAMARIN Located in the centre of CBD - convenient to offices and close to shopping & entertainment districts. more.Jakarta, Indonesia 71.00 - 87.00 (US Dollar ) Hotel 130 rooms .

  • History- National Monument Jakarta is the main gateway to Indonesian archipelago. It is a contrast of modern western architecture and traditional Indonesian culture. Its rapid growth into metropolitan city, however, is a reflection of the economic, political, social and industrial development of the nation.

  • Places of intrest-Teater Imax Keong Emas Indonesia in Miniature Park An extensive park to get a glimpse of the diverseness ofthe Indonesian archipelago, it represents Indonesia's 27 provinces and their outstanding characteristics, reflected most strikingly in the exact regional architecture of the province. It has its own orchid garden in which hundreds of Indonesian orchid varieties are grown. There is also a bird park with a walk-in aviary, a fauna museum and recreational grounds with a swimming pool and restaurants.

    "Arjuna Wiwaha" Monument Sunda Kelapa Sunda Kelapa, better known as Pasar Ikan (meaning fish market) is located at the mouth of the Ciliwung river. It was formley the harbour town of Sunda Kelapa where the Portuguese traded with the Hindu Kingdom of Pajajaran in the early 16th century.The fish catch of the day was auctioned in the early morning at the old fish market 

    Orchid Gardens Same of the most exotic orchids come from Indonesia. Several commercial orchid gardens are open to the public, the best known of them is located at Slipi and Taman Mini.



  • Eat Here-
    Jakarta offers a wide variety of good Chinese, Korean, European, Japanese and Indian restaurants besides those that serve tasty Indonesian dishes. Here are some suggestions for you to choose from in Jakarta: Indonesian Atithya Loka, Tel: 516102, Jln. Gatot Subroto, No 14,Jakarta. Sari Kuring, Tel: 341542, Jln. Batu Ceper 55A, Jakarta. Satay House, Tel: 326238, Jln. Kebon Sirih 31A,Jakarta Putri Duyung, Tel: 680108, Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Jakarta. Manggala Wahana Bhakti, Jln. Jend. Gatot Subroto, Jakarta. Eka Ria, Tel: 3803955, Jln. K.H. Zainul Arifin, 21 A-23, Jakarta. Jun Njan Restaurant, Tel: 364063, Jln. Batu Ceper 69, Jakarta. European George & Dragon, Tel: CHNTO 325625, Jln. Teluk Betung 32, Jakarta.

    Bibliography:
    1. weather.yahoo.com Copyright 2001 Yahoo! Inc. and Weathernews Inc. 11/19/01

    2.The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia T... http://www.thejakartapost.com/headlines.asp Thursday, November 8, 2001

    3. INDONESIA TOURISM : JAKARTA - HISTORY "http://www.indonesia-tourism.com/jakarta/history.html
    Thursday, November 8, 2001

    Created by: Jeremy and Jesse
    Date Created: November 8, 2001
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