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Population: 254 million (2014)

Geography: The largest islands in Indonesia are Sumatra, Java and Bali. Indonesia is part of the 'ring of fire' as it has the world's largest number of active volcanoes.

Climate: Mostly tropical across all the islands. The main variable in Indonesian weather is rainfall, not temperature.

World heritage sites: Komodo National Park, Sumatran Tropical Rainforest, Lorentz National Park

Capital city: Jakarta

Languages: Malay, Javanese, Sundanese, Madurese

Official language: Indonesian

Political system: Unitary presidential constitutional republic

Value of Australian exports: AUD$14.6 billion in 2012

Mahameru volcano

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