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From: Indonesian food culture mapping: a starter contribution to promote Indonesian culinary tourism

Fig. 1

Map of the Indonesian archipelago. The islands of Indonesia are also known as the Indonesian archipelago. The islands comprise the nation-state of Indonesia or to the geographical groups which include its islands. Indonesia has 17,508 officially listed islands within the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. This makes Indonesia the world’s largest island country. Indonesia is an archipelagic country located in Southeast Asia, lying between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It is located in a strategic location astride or along major sea lanes connecting East Asia, South Asia, and Oceania. As an archipelagic country, Indonesia extends about 5120 km (3181 mi) from East to West and 1760 km (1094 mi) from North to South (picture was retrieved from URL http://www.goway.com/asia/indonesia/index.html)

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