Cities of Indonesia

The largest city in Indonesia, which is also the capital, is Jakarta which has a population of approximately 10,000,000 people.

Its current name is derived from the word “Jayakarta”. The origins of this word lie in the Old Javanese and thus ultimately in the Sanskrit language. “Jayakarta” translates as “victorious deed”, “complete act”, or “complete victory”.


Top 10 Most Populous Cities in Indonesia:

1. Jakarta (8.792 million)

2. Surabaya (3,282,156)

3. Bandung (2,771,138)

4. Medan (2,036,018)

5. Bekasi (1,940,308)

6. Tanggerang (1,488,666)

7. Semarang (1,352,869)

8. Depok (1,339,263)

9. Palembang (1,323,169)

10. Makassar (1,168,258)

http://www.travbuddy.com/Indonesia-popular-cities-c84

Links:

TravBuddy: “Popular Cities in Indonesia”

http://www.travbuddy.com/Indonesia-popular-cities-c84

Top 10 Most Populous Cities in Indonesia

http://thepowerofindonesia.blogspot.com/2010/05/top-10-most-populous-cities-in.html

Interactive game that challenges one to pinpoint the cities of Indonesia on a map, by Geography-Map-Games.com:

http://www.geography-map-games.com/geography-games-Cities-of-Indonesia-_pageid110.html

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