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Indonesia
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I. Non-Christian Religions – II. Christianity

A presidential republic since 1945, Indonesia is an archipelagic state in Southeast Asia (13,677 islands, 6,044 of them inhabited). Divided into 27 provinces, it comprises the Malay Peninsula, the Greater Sunda Islands (Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi [formerly Celébes]), the Lesser Sunda Islands (including Bali), the Moluccas, and Papua (western New Guinea; Irian Jaya 1969–2002). Its c…

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Peacock, James, Schumann, Olaf and Becker, Dieter, “Indonesia”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 17 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_10380>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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