Jakarta

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Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, literally Jakarta Capital Special Region), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.wikipedia
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Capital of Indonesia

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Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, literally Jakarta Capital Special Region), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia according to the Indonesian law Number 10 of 1964.

Indonesia

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Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, literally Jakarta Capital Special Region), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
Jakarta, the country's capital, is the second-most populous urban area in the world.

Java

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Situated on the northwest coast of the world's most populous island of Java, it is the centre of economy, culture and politics of Indonesia with a population of more than ten million.
The Indonesian capital city, Jakarta, is located on its northwestern coast.

Sunda Kelapa

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Established in the fourth century as Sunda Kelapa, the city became an important trading port for the Sunda Kingdom.
Sunda Kelapa (, Sunda Kalapa) is the old port of Jakarta located on the estuarine of Ciliwung River.

Batavia, Dutch East Indies

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It was the de facto capital of the Dutch East Indies when it was known as Batavia.
The area corresponds to present-day Jakarta, Indonesia.

Sunda Kingdom

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Established in the fourth century as Sunda Kelapa, the city became an important trading port for the Sunda Kingdom.
The Sunda Kingdom (Sundanese: ; Karajaan Sunda) was a Sundanese Hindu kingdom located in the western portion of the island of Java from 669 to around 1579, covering the area of present-day Banten, Jakarta, West Java, and the western part of Central Java.

Thousand Islands (Indonesia)

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Its provincial government consists of five administrative cities and one administrative regency.
It forms the only regency of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.

Dutch East Indies

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It was the de facto capital of the Dutch East Indies when it was known as Batavia.
A capital was established in Batavia (now Jakarta), which became the center of the VOC's Asian trading network.

List of urban areas by population

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The Jakarta metropolitan area, which has an area of 6,392 square kilometres, is the world's second most populous urban area after Tokyo, with a population of about 30 million.
This is evident, for example, in Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Seoul and Moscow, where the UN data are for political jurisdictions, rather than urban areas.

Flooding in Jakarta

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Jakarta's prime challenges include rapid urban growth, ecological breakdown, gridlocked traffic, congestion, and flooding.
Flooding in Jakarta occurs on the northwest coast of Java, at the mouth of the Ciliwung River on Jakarta Bay, which is an inlet of the Java Sea and has happened recently in 1996, 2002, 2007 and 2013.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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Jakarta is an alpha world city and is the seat of the ASEAN secretariat, making it an important city for international diplomacy.
The ASEAN Secretariat is located at Jakarta, Indonesia.

Merdeka Square, Jakarta

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After expanding to the south in the 19th century, this nickname came to be more associated with the suburbs (e.g. Menteng and the area around Merdeka Square), with their wide lanes, green spaces and villas.
Merdeka Square (Indonesian: Medan Merdeka or Lapangan Merdeka) is a large square located in the center of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Indonesia Stock Exchange

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Financial institutions such as the Bank of Indonesia, Indonesia Stock Exchange, and corporate headquarters of numerous Indonesian companies and multinational corporations are located in the city.
Indonesia Stock Exchange (Indonesian: Bursa Efek Indonesia) is a stock exchange based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Menteng

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After expanding to the south in the 19th century, this nickname came to be more associated with the suburbs (e.g. Menteng and the area around Merdeka Square), with their wide lanes, green spaces and villas.
Menteng is a subdistrict of Central Jakarta, one of the administrative municipalities in the special capital territory of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Sundanese people

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The area in and around modern Jakarta was part of the 4th-century Sundanese kingdom of Tarumanagara, one of the oldest Hindu kingdoms in Indonesia.
The Sundanese have traditionally been concentrated in the provinces of West Java, Banten, Jakarta, and the western part of Central Java.

North Jakarta

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The area of North Jakarta around Tugu became a populated settlement in the early 5th century.
North Jakarta (Jakarta Utara) is one of the five administrative cities (kota administrasi) which form Special Capital Region of Jakarta, Indonesia.

Provinces of Indonesia

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Jakarta is officially a province with special capital region status, though it is commonly referred to as a city.

Banten

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In 1602, the British East India Company's first voyage, commanded by Sir James Lancaster, arrived in Aceh and sailed on to Banten where they were allowed to build a trading post.
The province borders West Java and the Special Capital Region of Jakarta to the east, the Java Sea to the north, the Indian Ocean to the south, and the Sunda Strait to the west, which separates Java from the neighbouring island of Sumatra.

Tarumanagara

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The area in and around modern Jakarta was part of the 4th-century Sundanese kingdom of Tarumanagara, one of the oldest Hindu kingdoms in Indonesia.
The kingdom was located not far from modern Jakarta, and according to Tugu inscription Purnavarman apparently built a canal that changed the course of the Cakung River, and drained a coastal area for agriculture and settlement.

Indonesian National Revolution

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Following World War II, Indonesian Republicans withdrew from Allied-occupied Jakarta during their fight for independence and established their capital in Yogyakarta.
It was mid-September before news of the declaration of independence spread to the outer islands, and many Indonesians far from the capital Jakarta did not believe it.

Kampung Tugu

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The area of North Jakarta around Tugu became a populated settlement in the early 5th century.
Kampung Tugu (Indonesian-Malay "Tugu Village") is a historic neighborhood located in the northwestern part of Jakarta, Indonesia.

1740 Batavia massacre

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Following a revolt, 5,000 Chinese were massacred by the Dutch and natives on 9 October 1740, and the following year, Chinese inhabitants were moved to Glodok outside the city walls.
The 1740 Batavia massacre (Chinezenmoord, literally "Murder of the Chinese"; Geger Pacinan, meaning "Chinatown Tumult") was a pogrom in which Dutch East Indies soldiers and native collaborators killed ethnic Chinese residents of the port city of Batavia (present-day Jakarta) in the Dutch East Indies.

2009 Jakarta bombings

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Jemaah Islamiah-connected bombings occurred almost annually in the city between 2000 and 2005, with another in 2009.
The 2009 Jakarta Bombings were a terrorist attack which took place in Jakarta, Indonesia on 17 July 2009.

Buni culture

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The north coast area of western Java including Jakarta was the location of prehistoric Buni culture that flourished from 400 BC to 100 AD.
The Buni culture is a prehistoric clay pottery culture that flourished in coastal northern West Java, Jakarta and Banten around 400 BC to 100 AD and probably survived until 500 AD.

Trisakti University

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Tensions peaked when four students were shot dead at Trisakti University by security forces.
Trisakti University (Usakti) is Indonesia's largest private university located in Jakarta, Indonesia.