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Encyclopedia > Betawi
Betawi
Total population 5.0 million (2000 census)
Regions with significant populations Jakarta: 2.3 million
Language Betawi, Indonesian
Religion Muslim
Related ethnic groups Javanese, Sundanese

The Betawi (Orang Betawi, or "people of Batavia") are the descendants of the people living around Batavia (the colonial name for Jakarta) from around the 17th century. Orang Betawi are mostly descended from various Southeast Asian ethnic groups brought to or attracted to Batavia to meet labour needs, including people from various parts of Indonesia. They have a culture and language distinct from the Sundanese and Javanese. This article is about the year 2000. ... Motto: Jaya Raya (Indonesian): Prosper and Great Founded 22 June 1527 Governor Sutiyoso Area 661. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian and Urdu: مسلمان) is an adherent of Islam. ... Javanese is a term used to describe a native of the Indonesian island of Java. ... The Sundanese are an ethnic group in the western part of the island of Java in Indonesia. ... Motto: Jaya Raya (Indonesian): Prosper and Great Founded 22 June 1527 Governor Sutiyoso Area 661. ... The Sundanese are an ethnic group in the western part of the island of Java in Indonesia. ... Javanese is a term used to describe a native of the Indonesian island of Java. ...


Orang Betawi is known for their religious life (Islam) and is very open to others.


 
 

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