Andaman tribals fishing (c. 1870)
A Borobudur ship carved on Borobudur temple, c. 800 CE. Outrigger boats from the archipelago may have made trade voyages to the east coast of Africa as early as the 1st century CE.
Japanese military delegation salute Lieutenant Colonel Nathu Singh, commanding officer of the Rajput Regiment, following their surrender of Islands, 1945
The submission of Prince Diponegoro to General De Kock at the end of the Java War in 1830
Barren Island in the Andaman Islands
Mount Semeru and Mount Bromo in East Java. Indonesia's seismic and volcanic activity is among the world's highest.
Map of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with an extra detailed area around Port Blair.
Rainforest in Mount Palung National Park, West Kalimantan
Sea shore at Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Köppen-Geiger climate classification map for Indonesia
Nicobar pigeon
Major volcanoes in Indonesia. Indonesia is in the Pacific Ring of Fire area.
Ross island, Andaman
Low visibility in Bukittinggi, West Sumatra, due to deforestation-related haze.
Elephant on the Andaman and Nicobar seashore
A presidential inauguration by the MPR in the Parliament Complex Jakarta, 2014
Thiru. Vettrimalai Murugan temple - Port Blair
Embassy of Indonesia, Canberra, Australia
Little Andaman Island seen by Spot satellite.
Vast palm oil plantation in Bogor, West Java. Indonesia is the world's largest producer of palm oil.
Ross Island a couple of days before the tsunami of December 2004.
A proportional representation of Indonesia exports, 2019
A statue of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar at Cellular Jail.
Jatiluhur Dam, Indonesia's first and largest dam.
Veer Savarkar International Airport
Palapa satellite launch in 1984
Cargo vessel Sindhu manufactured by CSL used for local transportation
Borobudur in Central Java, the world's largest Buddhist temple, is the single most visited tourist attraction in Indonesia.
Andaman Islands
Raja Ampat Islands, West Papua, has the highest recorded level of diversity in marine life, according to Conservation International.
Andaman and Nicobar islands
Population pyramid 2016
The coral reef at Havelock in Andaman
A map of ethnic groups in Indonesia
Mangrove trees on the beach, Shaheed Island
A Hindu shrine dedicated to King Siliwangi in Pura Parahyangan Agung Jagatkarta, Bogor. Hinduism has left a legacy on Indonesian art and culture.
Canopy of tropical rainforest
Menara Kudus, a mosque with a traditional Indonesian architectural style.
The Andaman coast lined with coconut palms
Catholic Mass at the Jakarta Cathedral
Seascape at Chidiyatapu, Andaman islands
Bandung Institute of Technology in West Java
Riots on the streets of Jakarta on 14 May 1998.
Traditional Balinese painting depicting cockfighting
An avenue of Tongkonan houses in a Torajan village, South Sulawesi
An Indonesian batik
Pandava and Krishna in an act of the Wayang Wong performance
Advertisement for Loetoeng Kasaroeng (1926), the first fiction film produced in the Dutch East Indies
Metro TV at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, reporting the 2010 AFF Championship
Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesia's most famous novelist. Many considered him to be Southeast Asia's leading candidate for a Nobel Prize in Literature.
Nasi Padang with rendang, gulai and vegetables
A demonstration of Pencak Silat, a form of martial arts
A Hindu prayer ceremony at Besakih Temple in Bali, the only Indonesian province where Hinduism is the predominant religion.
Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, Aceh. The spread of Islam in Indonesia began in the region.

The territory is about 150 km north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by the Andaman Sea.

- Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Indonesia shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and the eastern part of Malaysia, as well as maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Australia, Palau, and India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands).

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India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), – "Official name: Republic of India.";

India, officially the Republic of India (Hindi: ), – "Official name: Republic of India.";

An illustration from an early-modern manuscript of the Sanskrit epic Ramayana, composed in story-telling fashion c. undefined.
Cave 26 of the rock-cut Ajanta Caves
India has the majority of the world's wild tigers, approximately 3,000 in 2019.
A Chital (Axis axis) stag attempts to browse in the Nagarhole National Park in a region covered by a moderately dense forest.
The last three Asiatic cheetahs (on record) in India were shot dead in Surguja district, Madhya Pradesh, Central India by Maharajah Ramanuj Pratap Singh Deo. The young males, all from the same litter, were sitting together when they were shot at night in 1948.
Children awaiting school lunch in Rayka (also Raika), a village in rural Gujarat. The salutation Jai Bhim written on the blackboard honours the jurist, social reformer, and Dalit leader B. R. Ambedkar.
Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar about to score a record 14,000 runs in test cricket while playing against Australia in Bangalore, 2010.
Bhutesvara Yakshis, Buddhist reliefs from Mathura, {{CE|2nd century}}
Gupta terracotta relief, Krishna Killing the Horse Demon Keshi, 5th century
thumb|Elephanta Caves, triple-bust (trimurti) of Shiva, {{convert|18|ft|m}} tall, {{circa|550}}
Chola bronze of Shiva as Nataraja ("Lord of Dance"), Tamil Nadu, 10th or 11th century.
Jahangir Receives Prince Khurram at Ajmer on His Return from the Mewar Campaign, Balchand, {{circa|1635}}
Krishna Fluting to the Milkmaids, Kangra painting, 1775–1785

In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives; its Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia.

Pieces of natural vulcanized rubber at Hutchinson's Research and Innovation Center in France.

Natural rubber

Rubber, also called India rubber, latex, Amazonian rubber, caucho, or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of polymers of the organic compound isoprene, with minor impurities of other organic compounds.

Rubber, also called India rubber, latex, Amazonian rubber, caucho, or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of polymers of the organic compound isoprene, with minor impurities of other organic compounds.

Pieces of natural vulcanized rubber at Hutchinson's Research and Innovation Center in France.
Latex being collected from a tapped rubber tree, Cameroon
Rubber tree plantation in Thailand
Rubber latex
Rubber latex elasticity
Chemical structure of cis-polyisoprene, the main constituent of natural rubber. Synthetic cis-polyisoprene and natural cis-polyisoprene are derived from distinct precursors, isopentenyl pyrophosphate and isoprene.
Rubber is generally cultivated in large plantations. The image shows a coconut shell used in collecting latex, in plantations in Kerala, India.
Sheets of natural rubber
Vintage tobacco card, Tapping a Rubber Tree, India, Products of the World series, Player's Cigarettes, 1909
A woman in Sri Lanka harvesting rubber, c. 1920
Mixed field coagula.
Cup lump rubber coagula in a Myanmar road stall.
Removing coagulum from coagulating troughs.
Torn latex rubber dry suit wrist seal
Compression molded (cured) rubber boots before the flashes are removed
Compression molding machine for rubber parts

Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia are three of the leading rubber producers.

In later years the plantation expanded to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India.

South-west suburb of Banda Aceh, Sumatra on 2 January 2005.

2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

South-west suburb of Banda Aceh, Sumatra on 2 January 2005.
Epicenter and associated aftershocks
Initial earthquake and aftershocks measuring greater than 4.0 from 26 December 2004 to 10 January 2005
Aftershocks of 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake
Vertical-component ground motions recorded by the Global Seismographic Network and displayed by the IRIS Consortium
Seismic moment release of the largest earthquakes from 1906 to 2005
The tsunami's propagation took 5 hours to reach Western Australia, 7 hours to reach the Arabian Peninsula, and did not reach the South African coast until nearly 11 hours after the earthquake
Average height of the waves
Maximum recession of tsunami waters at Kata Noi Beach at 10:25 a.m., prior to the third—and strongest—tsunami wave
Tsunami inundation height can be seen on a house in Banda Aceh
Apung 1, a 2,600-ton vessel, was flung some 2 km to 3 km inland. In the years following the disaster, it became a local tourist attraction and has remained where it came to rest.
Overturned cement carrier in Lhoknga
Fishing boat stranded in Batticaloa
Thai Navy boat stranded almost 2 km inland
Tree stumps and debris remain on Karaikal beach several years after the 2004 tsunami
Destruction in Chennai
Flooding in George Town, Malaysia
Countries affected
Tsunami inundation in Khao Lak, Thailand
Chennai's Marina Beach after the tsunami
Tsunami aftermath in Aceh, Indonesia
Patong Beach in Thailand after the tsunami
German tsunami relief mission visiting Mullaitivu in Sri Lanka's Northern Province
Memorial dedicated to victims of the tsunami, Batticaloa, in Sri Lanka

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (also known as the Boxing Day Tsunami and, by the scientific community, the Sumatra–Andaman earthquake ) occurred at 07:58:53 local time (UTC+7) on 26 December, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands appear to have shifted south-west by around 1.25 m and to have sunk by 1 m.