Who first discovered Indonesia?

Europeans such as the Portuguese arrived in Indonesia from the 16th century seeking to monopolise the sources of valuable nutmeg, cloves, and cubeb pepper in Maluku. In 1602, the Dutch established the Dutch East India Company (VOC) and became the dominant European power by 1610.

What is the nickname of Indonesia?

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

Who is the father of Indonesia?

List

Name Nation Title (translation)
Jean-Jacques Dessalines Haiti Father of the Fatherland
Árpád Hungary Founder of the Homeland
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi India Father of the Nation
Sukarno Indonesia Father of the Nation/Great Leader of Indonesian Revolution/The Proclamator

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

Why Indonesia has no surname?

No. See, in Indonesia we don’t have strict naming convention. It means that parents can choose to give surname to their children. It is all depends on the parents really.

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