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Where is Indonesia in relation to Philippines?

Where is Indonesia in relation to Philippines?

Indonesia and Philippines share maritime borders mainly on Sulawesi Sea. In the past both countries involved in territorial disputes over Miangas island (Island of Palmas Case).

Is Indonesia a country or a region?

Southeast Asia
Indonesia, country located off the coast of mainland Southeast Asia in the Indian and Pacific oceans.

What kind of country is Indonesia?

constitutional republic
Indonesia is a presidential, constitutional republic with an elected legislature. It has 34 provinces, of which five have special status. The country’s capital, Jakarta, is the world’s second-most populous urban area. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and the eastern part of Malaysia.

What are the Indonesian in the history of the Philippines?

THE INDONESIAN MIGRANTS • They were the first immigrants to come by the sea to the Philippines. They came about 5,000 years ago and sailed in boats from South Asia. They were drove into the mountains and lived in the lowlands. Indonesians were more advanced than the Negritos.

Who are the Indonesian people in the Philippines?

Indonesians in the Philippines consist of expatriates and immigrants from Indonesia residing in the Philippines, and their descendants.

Why are the Philippines divided into different and different regions?

The same reason why many other regions divide themselves, to make governing easier. The president simply cannot govern an entire country, so that is why we elect governors to take care of these provinces. Why do we have mayors?

How many provinces are there in the country of Indonesia?

The Provinces of Indonesia are the 34 largest subdivisions of the country and the highest tier of the local government (formerly called Daerah Tingkat I – level 1 region). Provinces are further divided into regencies and cities (formerly called Daerah Tingkat II – level 2 regions), which are in turn subdivided into districts (kecamatan).

Who are the indigenous ethnic groups of Indonesia?

Indigenous ethnic groups Mentawai, Asmat, Dani, Dayak, Toraja and many others are still practising their ethnic rituals, customs and wearing traditional clothes. Indonesia is home to with those from the islands of Java, Sumatra and Bali being frequently recorded.