What is the shortest distance between Australia and Indonesia?

How far apart are Australia and Indonesia?

The shortest distance (air line) between Indonesia and Australia is 1,702.62 mi (2,740.10 km).

What is the sea between Australia and Indonesia?

The Arafura Sea (or Arafuru Sea) lies west of the Pacific Ocean, overlying the continental shelf between Australia and Western New Guinea (also called Papua), which is the Indonesian part of the Island of New Guinea.

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What direction is Indonesia from Australia?

Australia is located nearly west side to Indonesia. The given west direction from Indonesia is only approximate.

What is the closest country to Australia?

Australia lies between the Pacific and Indian oceans. It is the largest island – and one of the largest countries – in the world. Its closest neighbours are New Zealand to the east and Papua New Guinea to the north.

Is Indonesia part of Asia or Australia?

Although Indonesia is considered to be mainly situated within the continent of Asia, some of its territories are located within the continent of Oceania, making it a transcontinental country. Indonesia’s largest Islands are Borneo, Java, Sumatra, and Sulawesi.

Is Malaysia close to Australia?

Distance from Malaysia to Australia is 4,738 kilometers.

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This air travel distance is equal to 2,944 miles. The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Malaysia and Australia is 4,738 km= 2,944 miles.

How far apart are Australia and New Zealand?

The distance from Australia to New Zealand is 4155 km or 2581 miles. However, Australia is a relatively big country and it really depends on what two points you are measuring.

What is Indonesia main religion?

Share of population Indonesia 2010 by religion

According to population census data in 2010, 87 percent of Indonesians declared themselves to be Muslim, followed by 9.87 percent who were Christian. Indonesia has the largest Islamic population in the world and for this reason is often recognized as a Muslim nation.