Ethnic Communities


The Republic of Indonesia is located in the Malay Archipelago, the world's largest archipelago, between Indochina and Australia, between the Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Quick Facts

Area: 1,919,440 sq km

Climate: tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands

Terrain: mostly coastal lowlands; larger islands have interior mountains

Population: 241,973,879 (July 2005 est.)

Religion: Muslim 88%, Protestant 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 2%, Buddhist 1%, other 1% (1998)

Languages: Bahasa Indonesia (official, modified form of Malay), English, Dutch, local dialects, the most widely spoken of which is Javanese

Community Name

Indonesian Community

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Donation to the International Wall of Friendship

 Indonesia plaque

The stone from the Indonesian community was presented by Frans Sakul, President of the Australian-Indonesian Association of Tasmania on 15th of August 1987 at a function to celebrate Indonesian independence. The stone is Balinese dark-grey granite with a polished face. The top section of the gold-filled engraved design feature a large replica of a garuda bird, the Indonesian national emblem. Below which is the inscription in Sanskrit and English.


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International Wall of Friendship Development Committee.

C/- Bellala
GPO Box 920
Hobart TAS 7001

Phone Int. (03) 6270 1200
Phone: +61 3 6270 1200