Jakarta Indonesia – Jakarta Special Capital Region (DKI Jakarta) is a metropolitan city that became the capital of Indonesia and Jakarta is the largest city in Indonesia. Jakarta is a city in Indonesia that has a provincial-level status and only Jakarta, no other city has such status in Indonesia. Jakarta is located on the northwest coast of Java Island. In the past, Jakarta had several names namely Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta, and Batavia. Among the international community, Jakarta is known by the nickname J-Town or more popularly known as The Big Durian because it is considered a city comparable New York City (Big Apple) in Indonesia.
Jakarta has an area of around 661.52 km² which includes the sea area of about 6,977.5 km ². The population of Jakarta is 10,187,595 inhabitants (2011). The metropolitan area of Jakarta (Jabodetabek) with a population of approximately 28 million people makes Jakarta the most extensive metro city in Southeast Asia and Jakarta is the second largest metropolitan city in the world.
Jakarta is home to the headquarters of state-owned enterprises, private companies, and foreign companies, as it is a business, political and cultural center of Indonesia. The city is also the center and seat of government institutions and the ASEAN secretariat office in Indonesia. Jakarta has two airports, namely Soekarno-Hatta Airport and Halim Perdanakusuma Airport, three seaports in Tanjung Priok, Sunda Kelapa, and Ancol.
There are so many things that can be done in Jakarta and many tourist attractions that we can visit in Jakarta. However, only a handful of nature-related tours because Jakarta is a big city, the thing you often encounter are large and majestic buildings that stand firmly throughout Jakarta. However, there are also tourist attractions that can be visited for those who love art and culture such as Museum Fatahillah, National Gallery of Indonesia and other museums.
Even so, if you want to go to the beach in Jakarta area, you can directly cross to Kepulauan Seribu. Because there you can enjoy the beach with various activities you can do such as swimming, sunbathing, honeymoon, diving, snorkeling and other activities.