Indonesia 🇮🇩

Jakarta

Indonesia is part of Asia with main city at Jakarta. Official language is Indonesian. Indonesia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is from UTC+07:00 to UTC+09:00. Find travel information like languages spoken, calling, sim cards, ATM, cards used, currencies used etc.

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💱 Currencies Used

Indonesia uses the Indonesian rupiah (symbol: Rp), code IDR.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000 and 1000 rupiahs. Rupiah is subdivided into 100 sens. Coins come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200 and 100 rupiahs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Indonesia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Indonesia is on average 3.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Indonesia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 65,667.68 IDR, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 7 telecoms: 3 (Tri), Bolt, IM3 Ooredoo, Net1, Smartfren, Telkomsel or XL Axiata. Indonesia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Indonesia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Indonesia, dial +, then 62 (the country code for Indonesia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Indonesia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 61 .

🔌 Sockets

Indonesia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🛣️ Road rules

In Indonesia you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 40-50 km/h (24-31 mph) in all built-up areas and 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency

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Last updated: July 13, 2019