In the UN’s geopolitical conception used by the International Olympic Committee, and by many atlases, Oceania includes Australia and the nations of the Pacific from Papua New Guinea east, but not Indonesian New Guinea.
Is Indonesia a part of Oceania?
Although Indonesia is considered to be mainly situated within the continent of Asia, some of its territories are located within the continent of Oceania, making it a transcontinental country. Indonesia’s largest Islands are Borneo, Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi.
Is Indonesia in Australia continent?
As the country of Australia is mostly on a single landmass, and comprises most of the continent, it is sometimes informally referred to as an island continent, surrounded by oceans.
|Area||8,600,000 km2 (3,300,000 sq mi) (7th)|
|Countries||3 (Australia, Papua New Guinea and portions of Indonesia)|
What continent Indonesia belongs to?
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.
Who is the most famous person in Indonesia?
The most Indonesian celebrity of all, at around one million years old, is Pithecanthropus, also known as Java Man.