Physical map of Indonesia
Information about the geography of IndonesiaIndonesia with over 18000 counted islands, is by far the largest and most varied archipelago on Earth. It spans almost 2 million square kilometres between Asia and Australia. There are five main islands (Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, and Irian Jaya), two major archipelagos (Nusa Tenggara and the Maluku Islands), and sixty smaller archipelagos. The terrain is mainly coastal lowland with mountains on some of the larger islands.
The country's tallest mountains, which reach between 4700 and 5000 meters, are located in the Jayawijaya Mountains and the Sudirman Mountains in Irian Jaya. The highest peak, Puncak Jaya, which reaches 5039 meters, is located in the Sudirman Mountains.
Jakarta, on the island of Java, is the capital city.
See also: Political map of Indonesia