Indonesia
geographical name 1. country SE Asia in Malay Archipelago comprising Sumatra, Java, S & E Borneo, Sulawesi, W Timor, W New Guinea, the Moluccas, & many adjacent smaller islands; formerly (as Netherlands Indies) an overseas territory of the Netherlands capital Jakarta area 764,749 square miles (1,980,700 square kilometers), population 187,468,250 2. Malay Archipelago

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