|City status||4 March 1621|
|Province status||28 August 1961|
|• Type||Special administrative area|
What does Jakarta mean in English?
Its name ‘Jakarta’ derives from the word Jayakarta (Devanagari: जयकर्त) which is ultimately derived from the Sanskrit जय jaya (victorious) and कृत krta (accomplished, acquired), thus Jayakarta translates as ‘victorious deed‘, ‘complete act’ or ‘complete victory’.
Is Borneo a part of Indonesia?
Covering an area of roughly 287,000 square miles, Borneo is the third-largest island in the world. It is divided into four political regions: Kalimantan belongs to Indonesia; Sabah and Sarawak are part of Malaysia; a small remaining region comprises the sultanate of Brunei.
What is Java called now?
Java is divided into four administrative provinces: Banten, West Java, Central Java, and East Java, and two special regions, Jakarta and Yogyakarta.
|Native name: Jawa (Indonesian) ꦗꦮ (Javanese) ᮏᮝ (Sundanese)|
|Archipelago||Greater Sunda Islands|
|Area||129,904 km2 (50,156 sq mi)|
Why is Jakarta sinking?
Like many coastal cities around the world, Jakarta is dealing with sea-level rise. But Indonesia’s biggest city also has a unique problem: Because of restricted water access in the city, the majority of its residents have to extract groundwater to survive. And it’s causing the city to sink.
Is Jakarta a developed city?
Although Jakarta is relatively better developed, the apps uptake seems to be relatively better in several Indian and Bangladeshi cities. Following the recent terror attacks in Jakarta – a new app titled Stop Terrorism has attracted many downloads.