Indonesia’s capital city was officiated on June 22, 1527. It is internationally nicknamed the Big Durian and J-Town. Jakarta has a land area of 661 square kilometers, slightly smaller than Singapore, plus 6,997 square kilometers of seawater dotted with 342 small islands. It is the largest and busiest city in Indonesia. In 2018, more than 18 million vehicles roamed its streets every day, exceeding its 10 million population.
Administratively, Jakarta consists of five administrative cities: North, South, West, East and Central Jakarta. Combined with four neighboring satellite cities, it forms The Greater Jakarta Metropolitan which is known as Jabodetabek (an acronym of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Bekasi).