You asked: What was the old name of Indonesia?

Short Form: Indonesia. Former Names: Netherlands East Indies; Dutch East Indies.

What is the nickname of Indonesia?

That is why Indonesia is called as the emerald of the equator.

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.

Why did the Dutch Takeover Indonesia?

The Dutch arrived in Indonesia in 1595 looking for natural resources and a place to take over.

What is the race of Indonesia?

Background

Ethnic groups Population (million) Main Regions
Sundanese 31.765 West Java, Banten, Lampung
Malay 8.789 Sumatra eastern coast, West Kalimantan
Madurese 6.807 Madura island, East Java
Batak 6.188 North Sumatra
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