Frequent question: Is Indonesia an independent country?

What country gave Indonesia independence?

When Japan surrendered on 17 August 1945, the Indonesian leader, Sukarno, proclaimed the independence of Indonesia.

Is Indonesia in USA?

Indonesia and the United States established diplomatic relations in 1949. Relations are generally strong and close. Both are republics, and each nation reciprocally recognizes the strategic importance of their counterpart.

Indonesia–United States relations.

Indonesia United States
Indonesian Embassy, Washington, D.C. United States Embassy, Jakarta

Is Thailand in Indonesia?

Both countries have established embassies in each capitals, Indonesia has their embassy in Bangkok and consulate in Songkhla, while Thailand has their embassy in Jakarta.

Country comparison.

Indonesia Thailand
Population 272,229,372 67,091,120
Area 1,904,569 km2 (735,358 sq mi) 513,120 km2 (198,115 sq mi )

Who owned Indonesia?

The Netherlands formally recognised Indonesian sovereignty at the 1949 Dutch–Indonesian Round Table Conference with the exception of the Netherlands New Guinea (Western New Guinea), which was ceded to Indonesia 14 years later in 1963 under the provisions of the New York Agreement.

Why did Japan surrender to Indonesia?

Thus, through both the destruction of the Dutch colonial regime and the facilitation of Indonesian nationalism, the Japanese occupation created the conditions for the proclamation of Indonesian independence within days of the Japanese surrender in the Pacific.

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