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Jakarta Barat Indonesia

by WCC on February 24, 2013

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Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia. Jakarta Barat, also known as West Jakarta, is one of the districts of the city. It is a part of the Old Batavia town and is also home to Glodok, which is the city’s Chinatown. This area offers various areas of interest for tourists including street hawker food, Chinese temple complexes, restaurants with Chinese cuisine and multiple shopping areas.

For those tourists interested in delving into the culture of the city, Jakarta Barat features a variety of places to visit. Nadi Gallery is a popular place among tourists interested in art and paintings. Some popular monuments that

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usually catch the eye of most tourists are Diamond City Hanging Bridge, which is built near diamond fort and renovated multiple times; it is the Old Batavia’s central bridge. Another famous monument in this area is the

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Jakarta, Indonesia

by WCC on March 25, 2012

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Jakarta is the capital of the Republic of Indonesia . With 9.58 million inhabitants (2010) in the city proper (ie excluding the suburban belt) is the largest city in Southeast Asia with about 28 million inhabitants (2010) in the metropolitan region ‘s largest metropolitan area in the country. The capital has the status of a province, ruled by a governor. It is the political, economic and cultural center and transportation hub of the country with universities, colleges, theaters and museums. The city’s population is of different origin. To live in Jakarta, people of Malay , Arab , Indian , Dutch and Chinese descent.

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The city is located in the Bay of Jakarta ( Indonesian Teluk Jakarta ) on the northwest coast of the island of Java , at the mouth of the Ciliwung average of eight meters above sea level . The city is flat and has an area of 661.52 square kilometers. The Jakarta area is used for agriculture. In strategic areas of tropical rain forest is found. [click to continue…]

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