Official language is Bahasa Indonesia.
Indonesia’s national currency is Rupiah (Indonesian Rupiah = IDR). The exchange rate normally fluctuates between IDR 13,000 and IDR 14,000 for 1 USD.
The country code for Indonesia is + 62.
Local area code for Jakarta is 021 and for Denpasar 036. Omit the 0 (zero) when dialing with the country code, followed by the phone number.
For international call: 007 + country code + area code + phone number.
Climate and Weather
Indonesia has a tropical climate with high humidity. The average temperature is 26–31 Celsius or 78 – 87 Fahrenheit.
Indonesia is divided into three time zones:
Western Indonesian Time (GMT+7): Sumatra, Java, West and Central Kalimantan.
Central Indonesian Time (GMT+8): Bali, Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Islands, East and South Kalimantan.
Eastern Indonesian Time (GMT+9): Maluku Islands, Indonesian Papua.
City of Jakarta observes the Western Indonesian Time.
City of Denpasar observes the Central Indonesian Time.
The power supply in Indonesia is 220-240 volts. Outlets are mainly made for two-round-pronged.
Taxis and rentals cars are also available for hire.
Local people are friendly and warm-hearted. Yet, please consider to dress decently.