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Indonesia in my heart

Indonesia is an archipelagic island country in Southeast Asia, lying between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It is in a strategic location astride or along major sea lanes from Indian Ocean to Pacific Ocean. The country's variations in culture have been shaped—although not specifically determined—by centuries of complex interactions with the physical environment. Although Indonesians are now less vulnerable to the effects of nature as a result of improved technology and social programs, to some extent their social diversity has emerged from traditionally different patterns of adjustment to their physical circumstances. Indonesia has no territory in mainland Asia, but the closest mainland country is Malaysia, who has claims on the mainland, the Malay Peninsula. The island of Sumatra is the closest Indonesian island to mainland Asia.