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'''Jakarta''' is administratively divided into the following named districts (note that these district except central Jakarta are very dense in terms of area):  
 
'''Jakarta''' is administratively divided into the following named districts (note that these district except central Jakarta are very dense in terms of area):  
  
* '''[[Jakarta/Central|Central Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Pusat'') - The Heart of Jakarta's Administrative, Government and financial, an aptly named district and the site of Jakarta's symbol, the 132 metre '''Monas''' ('''Mon'''umen '''Nas'''ional) which is located in world's largest city square "Lapangan Merdeka". Surrounding the area lies the presidential palace, government building, Istiqal Mosque (the largest Mosque in Southeast Asia), Jakarta's gothic cathedral and also the '''National Museum of Indonesia'''. There are also various museums within this part of the city such as National Gallery of Indonesia or Jakarta Planetarium. The area is also home to Jakarta's major landmark '''Bundaran HI''' or the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle, which is where Jakarta's topmost exclusive malls are located. One small road in the area called '''Jalan Jaksa''' or Jaksa road, a backpacker street, houses numbers of budget hotels and restaurants for travelers.
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* '''[[Jakarta/Central|Central Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Pusat'') - The Heart of Jakarta's Administrative, Government and financial, an aptly named district and the site of Jakarta's symbol, the 132 metre '''Monas''' ('''Mon'''umen '''Nas'''ional) which is located in world's largest city square "Lapangan Merdeka". Surrounding the area lies the presidential palace, government building, Istiqal Mosque (the largest Mosque in Southeast Asia), Jakarta's gothic cathedral and also the '''National Museum of Indonesia'''. There are also various museums within this part of the city such as National Gallery of Indonesia or Jakarta Planetarium. The area is also home to Jakarta's major landmark '''Bundaran HI''' or the Hotel Indonesia traffic circle, which is where Jakarta's top most exclusive malls are located. One small road in the area called '''Jalan Jaksa''' or Jaksa road, a backpacker street, houses numbers of budget hotels and restaurants for travelers.
  
* '''[[Jakarta/West|West Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Barat'') - Home to Jakarta's only surviving old town area "'''Jakarta Kota Tua'''" a small area consisting of Dutch colonial buildings, its streets are throng with hawker food, crafted good vendors, artist as well as Jakartans youth hanging around. This area is home to the '''Fatahillah Museum''' or Jakarta History Museum, and numbers of few other museums cafes converted from old Batavia's offices, banks, warehouses, and shops. It is also home to Jakarta's Chinatown called "'''Glodok'''" area. '''Glodok''' is more of the electronic promenade of Jakarta, however, is rich in street hawker food and Chinese cuisine restaurant as well as old Chinese temples complexes. There are a lot of shopping going on in this area as well, as it is home to Indonesia's largest shopping mall "Mall Taman Anggrek"(Orchid Garden Mall).
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* '''[[Jakarta/West|West Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Barat'') - Home to Jakarta's only surviving old town area "'''Jakarta kota tua'''" a small area consisting of dutch colonial buildings, its streets are throng with hawker food, crafted good vendors, artist as well as Jakartans youth hanging around. This area is home to the '''Fatahillah Museum''' or Jakarta History Museum, and numbers of few other museums cafes converted from old Batavia's offices, banks, warehouses and shops. It is also home to Jakarta's Chinatown called "'''Glodok'''" area. '''Glodok''' is more of electronic promenade of Jakarta, however is rich in street hawker food and Chinese cuisine restaurant as well as old Chinese temples complexes. There are alot of shopping going on in this area as well, as it is home to Indonesia's largest shopping mall "Mall Taman Anggrek"(Orchid Garden Mall).
  
* '''[[Jakarta/South|South Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Selatan'') - Jakarta's middle-upper class and elite's residential area and is also part of Jakarta's business centre. Where you can find upscale shopping centres and malls, restaurants, hotels, bustling nightlife and entertainment centre and affluent residential areas. One of the famous areas in the south is Kemang, a street filled with lanes of restaurant, pubs, nightclubs, and boutique shops which are popular among the Jakartans and expats alike. The Senopati area is also a burgeoning food street with some of the city's hippest and best restaurants and lounges, quickly displacing Kemang as the place to go and be due to Kemang's unbearable weekend traffic and new flashier options. These are where the elite local's go to eat and drink. The SCBD, Central business district also has some great options for lunch and the best clubs and lounges in the city. South Jakarta is also home to Gelanggang Bung Karno stadium in Senayan sports complex area, which is Indonesia's largest stadium.
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* '''[[Jakarta/South|South Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Selatan'') - Jakarta's middle upper class and elite's residential area and is also part of Jakarta's business centre. Where you can find upscale shopping centres and malls, restaurants, hotels, bustling nightlife and entertainment centre and affluent residential areas. One of the famous area in south is Kemang, a street filled with lanes of restaurant, pubs, night clubs, and boutique shops which are popular among the Jakartans and expats alike. The Senopati area is also a burgeoning food street with some of the city's hippest and best restaurants and lounges, quickly displacing Kemang as the place to go and be due to Kemang's unbearable weekend traffic and new flashier options. These are where the elite local's go to eat and drink. The SCBD, Central business district also has some great options for lunch and the best clubs and lounges in the city. South Jakarta is also home to Gelanggang Bung Karno stadium in Senayan sport complex area, which is Indonesia's largest stadium.
  
* '''[[Jakarta/East|East Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Timur'') - Industrial Quarter of the city, Location of '''Taman Mini Indonesia Indah''' where you can see parts of Indonesia's multiethnic community rounded up as 1 and the most populous city within Jakarta, also crafted good at Utan Kayu art community, Cibubur camping ground, and Jakarta's 2nd airport, Halim Perdanakusuma airport.
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* '''[[Jakarta/East|East Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Timur'') - Industrial Quarter of the city, and Location of '''Taman Mini Indonesia Indah''' where you can see parts of Indonesia's multiethnic community rounded up as 1, also crafted good at Utan Kayu art community, Cibubur camping ground, and Jakarta's 2nd airport, Halim Perdanakusuma airport.
  
* '''[[Jakarta/North|North Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Utara'') - Jakarta's main harbor area famed for its seafood and is the gateway to Thousand Island province of Jakarta. The Place is home to the area filled with excitement and bustling entertainment '''The Ancol Bayfront City''' Asia's largest integrated tourism area consisting of the fascinating Dufan theme park, Sea World, art markets, eco parks, shopping mall and beachside entertainment. The beautiful Thousand Islands is located just across the sea of Jakarta, it can be crossed by jetty service and is a place where people could escape the city's heavy combustion and pollution and enjoy the beautiful beach with marine parks and world-class resorts.
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* '''[[Jakarta/North|North Jakarta]]''' (''Jakarta Utara'') - Jakarta's main harbor area famed for its seafood and is the gateway to Thousand Island province of Jakarta. The Place is home to area filled with excitement and bustling entertainment '''The Ancol Bayfront City''' Asia's largest integrated tourism area consiting of fascinating Dufan theme park, Sea World, art markets, eco parks, shopping mall and beachside entertainment. The beautiful Thousand Islands is located just across the sea of Jakarta, it can be crossed by jetty service and is a place where people could escape the city's heavy combustion and pollution and enjoy beautiful beach with marine parks and world class resorts.
  
* '''[[Kepulauan_Seribu_National_Park|Thousand Islands]]''' (''Kepulauan Seribu'') - Off-shore the mainland, lie hundreds of small islands, some of which are inhabited, but many are not and some are part of Marine National Park. Excellent diving spots will be difficult to find as the more popular ones are perhaps have been destroyed by tourism. To reach the islands, simply go to Muara Karang Port where scheduled passenger boats leave every 7 am in the morning.
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* '''[[Kepulauan_Seribu_National_Park|Thousand Islands]]''' (''Kepulauan Seribu'') - Off-shore the mainland, lie hundreds of small islands, some of which are inhabited, but many are not and some are part of Marine National Park. Excellent diving spots will be difficult to find as the more popular ones are perhaps have been destroyed by tourism. To reach the islands, simply go to Muara Karang Port where scheduled passenger boats leave every 7am in the morning.
 
   
 
   
 
'''Satellite cities''': The Jabodetabek mega-city of 30 million includes Jakarta and the following satellite cities:
 
'''Satellite cities''': The Jabodetabek mega-city of 30 million includes Jakarta and the following satellite cities:
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* [[Bogor]] - Located about 40km South of Jakarta, Bogor has a beautiful palace with deer inhabiting its garden, one of the biggest world-class botanical garden, and golf course.
 
* [[Bogor]] - Located about 40km South of Jakarta, Bogor has a beautiful palace with deer inhabiting its garden, one of the biggest world-class botanical garden, and golf course.
  
* [[Tangerang]] - Located in the west of Jakarta, Tangerang is the area consisting of Soekarno Hatta airport, golf course, residential area, industrial parks.
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* [[Tangerang]] - Located in west of Jakarta, Tangerang is the area consisting of Soekarno Hatta airport, golf course, residential area, industrial parks.
  
 
* [[Bekasi]] - Residential area, Industrial parks.
 
* [[Bekasi]] - Residential area, Industrial parks.

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