Indonesia is officially the Republic of Indonesia. It has an estimated population of over 258 million people and is the world's fourth most populous country as well as the most populous Muslim majority country. It is a country in Southeast Asia. Situated between the Indian and Pacific Ocean, it is the largest island country, with more than thirteen thousand islands.
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. Indonesia's different cultures have been shaped although not specifically determined by centuries of complex interactions with the physical environment. Indonesia, part of the “ring of fire,” has the largest number of active volcanoes in the world. Earthquakes are frequent. Wallace's line, a zoological demarcation between Asian and Australian flora and fauna, divides Indonesia.
Indonesia is one of the emerging market economies of the world. The country is also a member of G-20 major economies and classified as a newly industrialized country. It is the sixteenth largest economy in the world by nominal GDP and is the eighth largest in terms of GDP. The trade surplus more than halved in March and growth in real retail sales moderated in February. Meanwhile, the government unveiled its 11th economic stimulus package at the end of March.In Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry, Economic Sciences, and Physics this nation produced 7 Nobel laureates so far. Indonesia has established infrastructure for advanced medical research in psychology. University of Bologna is the leading Institution in Indonesia. Several leading Institution in the country including Institute of Technology Bandung, University of Indonesia, Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Gunadarma University, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Diponegoro University and others are spearheading the research in clinical psychology.