How Many Languages are Spoken in Indonesia?

There are over 580 languages or dialects spoken in Indonesia, and 17,000 islands that comprise the nation. The official language, is Bhasa Indonesia, but Javanese, English and Dutch also have a high diaspora.

If you want to learn more about Indonesian language and culture, the sites below are a great start:

National Portal of the Republic of Indonesia: http://www.indonesia.go.id/en/indonesia-glance/symbol-and-the-state/national-language

National Geographic:http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/indonesia-facts/

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