Buddhism in Indonesia

Fast Facts

Full Name

Republic of Indonesia.

Capital City

Jakarta (pop 9.3 million).


1,919,440 sq km, 741,096 sq miles.



Time Zone

GMT/UTC +7 ()
GMT/UTC +8 ()
GMT/UTC +9 ()


Indonesian (official), English, Javanese, Sundanese.


88% Muslim, 8% Christian, 2% Hindu.


Rupiah (Rp).


127/230V 50HzHz.

Electric Plug Details

European plug with two circular metal pins, British-style plug with two flat blades and one flat grounding blade

Country Dialing Code


Passport and Visa

Citizens of 11 countries will get the VISA FREE to visit Indonesia : Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Morocco, Peru, Singapore, Thailand, The Philippines and Vietnam.

Citizens of 21 countries will be offered the facilities VISA ON ARRIVAL, they are : Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary Italy, Japan, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, South Africa, South Korea, Swiss, Taiwan, The United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States. The procedure on the Airport should not take more than 7 minutes. Indonesia will charge foreigners US$25 for a 30 days non-renewable visa or US$ 10 for a 3 days visit upon arrival (some conditions apply, please visit for further information).

Citizens of countries NOT on the “visa on arrival” or “visa free” lists will be required to apply for a visa before entering Indonesia.


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