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?
|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?
|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|
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.