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  • Fly to: Yogyakarta, Java

  • Internal Transfer:Drive to Semarang Java

  • Visa required: Yes if British, visa on arrival

  • Currency:Indonesian Rupiah

  • Time Zone:+7hrs GMT

  • 5 Quick Facts:Click here

Java - 5 Quick Facts

1. Formed mostly as a result of volcanic events Java is the 13th largest island in the world and the fifth largest island in Indonesia

2. It has three main languages, and most residents are bilingual, with Indonesian as their second language

3. While the majority of Javanese are Muslim, Java has a diverse mixture of religious beliefs & cultures

4. Java is covered with 110 volcanoes in a mountain chain stretching from east to west, 35 of them are still active

5. About 40% of the cultivated land consists of rice terraces, whilst the major commercial crops include rubber, coffee, tea, sugar, quinine, tobacco, cacao and timber