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Bali

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: ca. 3,000,000 (2003)The dense population of this small island in the Republic of Indonesia off the east coast of Jawa (Java) maintains a Hindu religious and cultural life in an overwhelmingly Islamic republic...

Sulawesi

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: ca. 12,500,000 (1998) Separated from Borneo to the west by the Makassar Strait, Sulawesi (formerly Celebes) is an island near the center of the Indonesian archipelago. Its four long peninsulas give...

Sumatera (Sumatra)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: ca. 87,000,000 (1998) Second-largest of the islands constituting the Republic of Indonesia, Sumatera (Sumatra) lies at the republic’s northwestern extremity, forming part of an archipelago that concludes in the Nicobar...

Jakarta

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: city – 9,500,000 (1999); metropolitan area – ca. 18,000,000 (1999) Commemorating a 1527 victory against the Portuguese in the port of Sunda Kelapa on the northwest coast of Jawa (Java), Fatahillah, ruler...

Jawa (Java)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: ca. 110,000,000 (1998)Although it is fifth-largest in area of the islands of Indonesia, Jawa (Java) has more than half the country’s total population, a fact that has instigated a government policy of transmigration – sending...

Indonesia

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

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...Population: 234,893,453 (2003) Upon the collapse of Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies during World War II, the Republic of Indonesia, under the leadership of Sukarno, declared its independence in August 1945, but several...