Jakarta, officially Jakarta's Special Capital Region, is the capital and most populous city of Republic of Indonesia. The total area of jakarta's Special Capital Region is 661.5 km2 (255.4 ml2)
Located on the northwest coast of the most populous island in the world, Java, Jakarta is the economic, political and cultural center of the country, with a population of 10,075,310 (2014 census). The official metropolitan area, Jabodetabek (the name is formed by combining Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, Bekasi initial syllables), is the 2nd largest in the world, yet metropolis' suburbs continue beyond it. The unofficial metropolitan area covers municipalities, which in total are home to 30,214,300 inhabitants (2010 census).
Established in the 4th century as Sunda Kelapa, Jakarta became a major trading port for the Kingdom of Sunda. Under the name "Batavia", it became the de facto capital of Dutch East Indies. In 1945, after country's declaration of independence, the city (then named Djakarta) retained a status as Indonesia's capital. Currently, the city is the seat of ASEAN Secretariat and important financial institutions like the Bank of Indonesia, Indonesia Stock Exchange, and corporate headquarters of many multinational corporations and Indonesian companies. The business opportunities of Jakarta, as well as its potential to provide a higher standard of living, appeal to migrants from all over Indonesia, which makes the city a melting pot of a wealth of cultures.
Jakarta is listed as alpha-global city in 2012 Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network research. Based on 2014 global metro monitor by Brookings Institution, Jakarta's economic growth ranked 34th among the 200 largest cities in the world. Jakarta has grown faster than Bangkok, Beijing and Kuala Lumpur.
Jakarta has numerous markets and shopping malls. With a total of 550 ha, it has the world's largest shopping mall area within a single city. "Jakarta Great Sale" is held annually in June and July to celebrate the anniversary of the city, with 73 shopping centres participating in 2012.
Highlights: Java, City sights, Cultural Park
The Jakarta cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Jakarta, Java, Indonesia.
If you lose the Jakarta location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Jakarta cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Jakarta, Java, Indonesia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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