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    Indonesia Government 1995
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    SOURCE: 1995 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Names:
      conventional long form: Republic of Indonesia
      conventional short form:
      local long form: Republik Indonesia
      local short form:
      former name: Netherlands East Indies; Dutch East Indies
      Digraph: ID
      Type: republic

      Capital: Jakarta
      Administrative divisions: 24 provinces (propinsi-propinsi, singular - propinsi), 2 special regions* (daerah-daerah istimewa, singular - daerah istimewa), and 1 special capital city district** (daerah khusus ibukota); Aceh*, Bali, Bengkulu, Irian Jaya, Jakarta Raya**, Jambi, Jawa Barat, Jawa Tengah, Jawa Timur, Kalimantan Barat, Kalimantan Selatan, Kalimantan Tengah, Kalimantan Timur, Lampung, Maluku, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Riau, Sulawesi Selatan, Sulawesi Tengah, Sulawesi Tenggara, Sulawesi Utara, Sumatera Barat, Sumatera Selatan, Sumatera Utara, Timor Timur, Yogyakarta*

      Independence: 17 August 1945 (proclaimed independence; on 27 December 1949, Indonesia became legally independent from the Netherlands)
      National holiday: Independence Day, 17 August (1945)

      Constitution: August 1945, abrogated by Federal Constitution of 1949 and Provisional Constitution of 1950, restored 5 July 1959

      Legal system: based on Roman-Dutch law, substantially modified by indigenous concepts and by new criminal procedures code; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction
      Suffrage: 17 years of age; universal and married persons regardless of age

      Executive branch:
      chief of state and head of government: President Gen. (Ret.) SOEHARTO (since 27 March 1968); Vice President Gen. (Ret.) Try SUTRISNO (since 11 March 1993)
      cabinet: Cabinet

      Legislative branch: unicameral
      House of Representatives: (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat or DPR) elections last held on 8 June 1992 (next to be held NA 1997); results - GOLKAR 68%, PPP 17%, PDI 15%; seats - (500 total, 400 elected, 100 military representatives appointed) GOLKAR 282, PPP 62, PDI 56
      note: the People's Consultative Assembly (Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat or MPR) includes the DPR plus 500 indirectly elected members who meet every five years to elect the president and vice president and, theoretically, to determine national policy

      Judicial branch: Supreme Court (Mahkamah Agung)

      Political parties and leaders: GOLKAR (quasi-official party based on functional groups), Lt. Gen. (Ret.) HARMOKO, general chairman; Indonesia Democracy Party (PDI - federation of former Nationalist and Christian Parties), Megawati SUKARNOPUTRI, chairman; Development Unity Party (PPP, federation of former Islamic parties), Ismail Hasan METAREUM, chairman
      Member of: APEC, AsDB, ASEAN, CCC, CP, ESCAP, FAO, G-15, G-19, G-77, GATT, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC, ICFTU, IDA, IDB, IFAD, IFC, ILO, IMF, IMO, INMARSAT, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, IOC, IOM (observer), ISO, ITU, LORCS, NAM, OIC, OPEC, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNIKOM, UNOSOM, UNTAC, UPU, WCL, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO

      Diplomatic representation in US:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Arifin SIREGAR
      chancery: 2020 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036
      telephone: (202) 775-5200
      FAX: (202) 775-5365
      consulate(s) general: Chicago, Houston, New York, and Los Angeles
      consulate(s): San Francisco
      US diplomatic representation:
      chief of mission: Ambassador Robert L. BARRY
      embassy: Medan Merdeka Selatan 5, Box 1, Jakarta
      mailing address: APO AP 96520
      telephone: [62] (21) 360-360
      FAX: [62] (21) 386-2259
      consulate(s): Medan, Surabaya

      Flag: two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and white; similar to the flag of Monaco, which is shorter; also similar to the flag of Poland, which is white (top) and red

      NOTE: The information regarding Indonesia on this page is re-published from the 1995 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Indonesia Government 1995 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Indonesia Government 1995 should be addressed to the CIA.

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