Geography of Indonesia

Answer these questions about the geography of Indonesia.
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Indonesia is the only country in Asia where which line of latitude runs through?
Equator
What was the name of Jakarta during the Dutch colonization times?
Batavia
What is the name of the most populous island in the world?
Java
What is the most populous city outside of that island?
Medan
The 1883 eruption of which island-volcano made weather patterns chaotic for years and
temperatures did not return to normal until 1888?
Krakatoa
Which three major islands does Indonesia share with other sovereign states?
Borneo
New Guinea
Timor
What strait separates the island of Sumatra from the Malay peninsula?
Strait of Malacca
What is the name of the largest ape in Asia found primarily in Indonesia?
Orangutan
What is the main city of the famous island resort of Bali?
Denpasar
What is the highest mountain in Indonesia?
Puncak Jaya
What major sea is located between Indonesia and the Philippines?
Celebes Sea
Which province that is the largest in terms of area has been site of an ongoing unrest
since the withdrawal of the Dutch administration in the region?
Papua
What is the largest volcanic lake in the world?
Lake Toba
The 1815 eruption of what volcano was the largest in recorded human history?
Tambora
After what Indonesian island is the largest lizard on earth named?
Komodo
In what sea is the island of Natuna Besar located?
South China Sea
What language has about 40 million native speakers around Indonesia?
Sundanese
What is the name of the longest river in Indonesia located on the island #1?
Kapuas River
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Level 74
Nov 21, 2019
Sebatik island (much smaller than the other 3) is shared with Malaysia
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Level 73
Nov 21, 2019
I believe that question one should read latitude, not longitude.
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Level 74
Apr 14, 2020
Bali works as a type-in for the Bali question.