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For local government purposes Indonesia is divided into as many as four levels of subnational entities. ... Along with regencies / kabupaten, cities / kota are subdivisions of Indonesian Provinces. ... A regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) is a political subdivision of a province in Indonesia. ... A sub-district (kecamatan) is a subdivision of a regency (kabupaten) or city (kota) in Indonesia. ... A village (kelurahan/desa) is the lowest level of administrative division in Indonesia. ... Image File history File links Coat_of_Indonesia. ... Indonesia is a republic based on the 1945 constitution providing for a limited separation of executive, legislative, and judicial power. ...

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The province (Indonesian: provinsi) is the highest tier of local government subnational entity in Indonesia. Each province has its own local government (Pemerintah Daerah Provinsi), headed by the governor (gubernur); and has its own legislative body (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Daerah). The Governor and member of representatives are elected by popular vote for 5 years term. Symbol of Indonesias Pancasila Pancasila, pronounced Panchaseela, is the philosophical basis of the Indonesian state. ... Flag of the President of Indonesia Note 1: Sukarno lost his executive powers on 1966 March 11, but he was not stripped of his presidential title by the Indonesian parliament until one year and one day later. ... -1... List of Vice Presidents of Indonesia Dr. Mohammad Hatta (1945 - 1956) Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX (1973 -1978) Adam Malik (1978 - 1983) Umar Wirahadikusumah (1983 - 1988) Sudharmono (1988 - 1993) Try Sutrisno (1993 - 1998) B.J.Habibie (1998) Megawati Sukarnoputri (1999 - 2001) Hamzah Haz (2001 - 2004) Jusuf Kalla (2004 - 2009) See also... Jusuf Kalla Jusuf Kalla (born Watampone, South Sulawesi; May 15, 1942) is the current Vice President of Indonesia. ... United Indonesia Cabinet (Kabinet Indonesia Bersatu) is a presidential cabinet led by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Indonesia has moved towards bicameralism by establishing the Dewan Perwakilan Daerah, most commonly called the DPD in the Indonesian media. ... The Peoples Representative Council is the lower house of the legislature of Indonesia. ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections. ... Politics of Indonesia Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Indonesia ... Legislative elections were held in Indonesia on April 5, 2004. ... A sample ballot paper showing the five presidential candidates and their vice-presidential running-mates. ... There are four levels of government administration in Indonesia, plus one community-led level of administration. ... The neutrality of this article is disputed. ... US$43 billion in International Monetary Fund (IMF) aid in 2003 was sent as foreign aid to Indonesia, and this assistance has traditionally been an important part of the central government’s budget. ... The nation-state known in modern times as Indonesia encompasses an archipelago of 17,508 islands (6,000 inhabited) stretching along the Equator. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ...


Currently, Indonesia is divided into 33 provinces (provinsi). Seven provinces were created since 2000. The last province added is West Sulawesi in September 2004. This article is about the year 2000. ... Map showing West Sulawesi province within Indonesia West Sulawesi or Sulawesi Barat (short form Sulbar) is the 33rd province of Indonesia, created in 2004. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Map and list of provinces

Map of the provinces of Indonesia Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x590, 76 KB) Summary Map of the provinces of Indonesia in English. ...


Here is a list of provinces of Indonesia, grouped by island(s) region (Please note: region is not a subdivision of Indonesia). Name in Indonesian language is shown on italics.

Region Province Capital City
Sumatra (Sumatera) Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Banda Aceh
North Sumatra (Sumatera Utara) Medan
West Sumatra (Sumatera Barat) Padang
Riau Pekanbaru
Riau Islands (Kepulauan Riau) Tanjung Pinang
Jambi Jambi
Bengkulu Bengkulu
South Sumatra (Sumatera Selatan) Palembang
Bangka-Belitung Pangkal Pinang
Lampung Bandar Lampung
Java (Jawa) Jakarta Special Capital Region* (Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta) Jakarta
Banten Serang
West Java (Jawa Barat) Bandung
Central Java (Jawa Tengah) Semarang
Yogyakarta Special Region* (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta) Yogyakarta
East Java (Jawa Timur) Surabaya
Nusa Tenggara Bali Denpasar
West Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Barat) Mataram
East Nusa Tenggara (Nusa Tenggara Timur) Kupang
Kalimantan (Indonesian part of Borneo) West Kalimantan Pontianak
Central Kalimantan (Kalimantan Tengah) Palangkaraya
South Kalimantan (Kalimantan Selatan) Banjarmasin
East Kalimantan (Kalimantan Timur) Samarinda
Sulawesi (Celebes) North Sulawesi Manado
Gorontalo Gorontalo
Central Sulawesi (Sulawesi Tengah) Palu
South East Sulawesi (Sulawesi Tenggara) Kendari
South Sulawesi (Sulawesi Selatan) Makassar (formerly: Ujung Pandang)
West Sulawesi (Sulawesi Barat) Mamuju
Maluku Islands (Moluccas) Maluku Ambon
North Maluku (Maluku Utara) Ternate
Western New Guinea (Irian Barat) Papua* (formerly: Irian Jaya) Jayapura
West Irian Jaya (Irian Jaya Barat) Manokwari

Among 33 provinces of Indonesia, 4 of them have special status (*) : Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, Yogyakarta Special Region, Papua, and Jakarta Special Capital Region. Aceh (pronounced Ah-chay) is a special territory (daerah istimewa, or special area) of Indonesia, located on the northern tip of the island of Sumatra. ... Location of Banda Aceh Banda Aceh is the provincial capital and largest city of Aceh, Indonesia, located on the island of Sumatra at , with an elevation of 21 m. ... Map of North Sumatra province within Indonesia North Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera Utara) is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Location of Medan in Indonesia. ... Motto: Tuah Sakato. ... Padang is the main capital of West Sumatra in Indonesia. ... Map of Indonesia showing Riau province Detailed map of Riau Riau is a province of Indonesia, located in the center of Sumatra island along the Strait of Malacca. ... Pekanbaru is the capital of Riau province, Indonesia. ... The Riau Islands (Kepulauan Riau (Kepri for short) or sometimes Riau Kepulauan in Bahasa Indonesia) are a province and a group of islands in Indonesia, located south of Singapore, off the eastern coast of Riau province on Sumatra island. ... Tanjung Pinang is the capital of the Indonesian province of Riau Islands. ... This article is about the province of Indonesia. ... Map showing Bengkulu province in Indonesia Bengkulu is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Map of South Sumatra province in Indonesia South Sumatra or Sumatera Selatan is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Location of Palembang Palembang is a city in the south of the Indonesian island of Sumatra. ... Map showing Bangka-Belitung province in Indonesia Bangka-Belitung is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Pangkal Pinang is the largest town on the Indonesian island of Bangka and the capital of the province of Bangka-Belitung. ... Map showing Lampung province in Indonesia Lampung is a province of Indonesia, located on the southern tip of the island of Sumatra. ... Bandar Lampung (also Tanjungkarang-Telukbetung) is the capital province of Lampung, Indonesia. ... Java (Indonesian, Javanese, and Sundanese: Jawa) is an island of Indonesia, and the site of its capital city, Jakarta. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta, formerly Batavia, as well as Jayakarta) is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... Motto: Jaya Raya (Indonesian): Prosper and Great Founded 22 June 1527 Governor Sutiyoso Area 661. ... Map showing Banten within Indonesia Banten is one of the provinces of Indonesia and located at the western end of the island of Java. ... Serang is the capital town of Banten province in Indonesia. ... Map showing West Java in Indonesia West Java (Jawa Barat) is a province of Indonesia, located on the island of Java. ... Bandung is also the name of a Malaysian drink. ... Map of Central Java province within Indonesia Central Java (Indonesian: Jawa Tengah) is a province of Indonesia. ... Semarang is a city on the north coast of the island of Java, Indonesia. ... Yogyakarta (also Jogjakarta in pre-1972 spelling or Jogja) is a city and province on the island of Java, Indonesia. ... Yogyakarta (also Jogjakarta in pre-1972 spelling or Jogja) is a city and province on the island of Java, Indonesia. ... Map showing East Java within Indonesia East Java (Indonesian: Jawa Timur) is one of Indonesias 32 provinces. ... Surabaya (formerly Soerabaja) is Indonesias second-largest city, and the capital of the province of East Java. ... Categories: Islands of Indonesia | Southeast Asia geography stubs | Indonesia geography stubs ... Bali is an Indonesian island located at , , one of the Lesser Sunda Islands. ... Gajah Mada Str. ... Map showing West Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia West Nusa Tenggara (Indonesian: Nusa Tenggara Barat) is a province in south-central Indonesia. ... Mataram was the last major independent Javanese empire on Java before the island was colonized by the Dutch. ... Map showing East Nusa Tenggara province in Indonesia East Nusa Tenggara (Indonesian: Nusa Tenggara Timur) a province of Indonesia, located in the eastern portion Lesser Sunda Islands, including West Timor. ... Kupang is the capital of the Indonesian province East Nusa Tenggara. ... Kalimantan is the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. ... Borneo (left) and Sulawesi. ... Map of Indonesia showing West Kalimantan province West Kalimantan (Indonesian: Kalimantan Barat) is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... A pontianak or kuntilanak (as known in Indonesia, sometimes shortened to just kunti) is a type of vampire in Malay folklore. ... Categories: Indonesia geography stubs | Provinces of Indonesia ... Palangkaraya is the capital city of the Kalimantan Tengah province, Borneo. ... Categories: Indonesia geography stubs | Provinces of Indonesia ... Banjarmasin is the capital of South Kalimantan, Indonesia. ... Map of Indonesia showing East Kalimantan province Kalimantan Timur, or East Kalimantan, is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Samarinda is the capital of East Kalimantan Province. ... Sulawesi (formerly Celebes ) is a large island in Indonesia. ... Map showing North Sulawesi province in Indonesia North Sulawesi or Sulawesi Utara is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Manado is the capital of the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia. ... Map showing Gorontalo province in Indonesia Gorontalo is one of the provinces of Indonesia. ... Map of Central Sulawesi province within Indonesia Central Sulawesi (Sulawesi Tengah) is one of Indonesias provinces located in the heart of Sulawesi Island. ... A beach near Palu. ... Categories: Indonesia geography stubs | Provinces of Indonesia ... Kendari is the capital of the Indonesian province of South East Sulawesi. ... Map showing South Sulawesi province within Indonesia South Sulawesi (Indonesian: Sulawesi Selatan) is a province of Indonesia, located on Sulawesi island. ... Makassar, (Macassar, Mangkasar) is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. ... Map showing West Sulawesi province within Indonesia West Sulawesi or Sulawesi Barat (short form Sulbar) is the 33rd province of Indonesia, created in 2004. ... Mamuju is the capital of the Indonesian province of West Sulawesi. ... The Maluku Islands (also known as the Moluccas, Moluccan Islands or simply Maluku) are an archipelago in Indonesia, and part of the larger Malay Archipelago. ... Map of Maluku province in Indonesia Maluku is a province of Indonesia, comprising, broadly, the southern part of the Maluku Islands (also known as the Moluccas, Molucca Islands or Moluccan Islands). ... Ambon may refer to two geographical places. ... Categories: Indonesia geography stubs | Provinces of Indonesia ... A 1720 depiction of Ternate. ... Map showing West New Guinea region Western New Guinea is the western half of the island of New Guinea. ... Map showing Papua province in Indonesia Papua is a province of Indonesia comprising part of the western half of the island of New Guinea and nearby islands (see also Western New Guinea). ... Jayapura City (Kota Jayapura) is the capital of Papua province, Indonesia, on the island of New Guinea. ... Map showing West Irian Jaya province in Indonesia West Irian Jaya (Indonesian: Irian Jaya Barat) is a province of Indonesia on the western end of the island of New Guinea. ... Manokwari is a city and regency (district) in West Irian Jaya in Indonesia, at the western end of New Guinea. ... Aceh (pronounced Ah-chay) is a special territory (daerah istimewa, or special area) of Indonesia, located on the northern tip of the island of Sumatra. ... Yogyakarta (also Jogjakarta in pre-1972 spelling or Jogja) is a city and province on the island of Java, Indonesia. ... Map showing Papua province in Indonesia Papua is a province of Indonesia comprising part of the western half of the island of New Guinea and nearby islands (see also Western New Guinea). ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta, formerly Batavia, as well as Jayakarta) is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ...


Provinces are divided into regencies (kabupaten) and cities (kota). A regency (Indonesian: kabupaten) is a political subdivision of a province in Indonesia. ... Along with regencies / kabupaten, cities / kota are subdivisions of Indonesian Provinces. ...


See also

For local government purposes Indonesia is divided into as many as four levels of subnational entities. ... There are four levels of government administration in Indonesia, plus one community-led level of administration. ...

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Provinces of Indonesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (179 words)
The province (Indonesian: provinsi) is the highest tier of local government subnational entity in Indonesia.
Among 33 provinces of Indonesia, 4 of them have special status (*) : Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, Yogyakarta Special Region, Papua, and Jakarta Special Capital Region.
Provinces are divided into regencies (kabupaten) and cities (kota).
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