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How many islands are there in Indonesia?

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How many islands are there in Indonesia?

Fun Fact About Indonesia

How many islands are there in Indonesia?

Did you know that in Indonesia, no one is exactly sure on how many islands there are.

The Indonesia government attempted to officially count in 2017, but still there are different estimates on the exact number.

It’s generally accepted that it’s somewhere between 17,500 to 18,300 islands.


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All of our fun facts are from the Around the World in 800 Facts series, by Jordan Simons.

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