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Indonesia

General information

official name-Republic of Indonesia

Located on the Islands of the Malay archipelago and the Western part of the island of New Guinea.

Washed by the Pacific and Indian oceans. Is the largest archipelagic country in the world.

The capital — Jakarta .

Russian citizens can get the Indonesian visa, for a period not exceeding 30 days, upon arrival in the country .

the cost is 25 USD

Duration of flight depending on flight — from 19 to 24 hours.

The time difference with Moscow in time ahead by 4 hours

The climate and the season

Weather in Indonesia is divided into dry season from March to September and a wet season from November to March. During wet season rainfall locally, usually at night, in the form of short (1-2 hours) storm rainfall. Therefore, at this time there are problems with transport links, become unsafe mountain tours and diving. The average temperature ranges from +26 °C to +35 °C. water Temperature is +26.+27 °C all year round. The hottest months are July and August.

Attractions

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The biggest lakes in the world

Mosaic planet

Hearing the word «lake» we often represented a small pond. However, the largest lake on the planet look completely different than we imagine them to be.

At last, the tenth largest is lake Nyasa. It is situated simultaneously in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and in Africa. It is an area of 30.8 km2. The depth of 706 m. the lake is home To 230 species of fish. There are hippos, crocodiles.

In ninth place is the lake in Canada called Big Bear lake. Its height above sea level is m. An area of about 30,000 km, and depth is 137m. The only settlements on the lake are Delaine and Echo Bay.

In eighth place among the great lakes is the deepest lake of the planet — the Baikal. It is located in Eastern Siberia and is of tectonic origin. Width of Baikal lake from 25 — 80 km Depth m. More than half a year the lake is constrained by ice and ships can move only from June to September.

Seventh place at the Central lakes of Africa – Tanganyika. It was first discovered in 1858 by the English traveler R. Burton and his colleague J. The ACNP. The length of the lake is 650 km and in width it reaches 40 — 80 km Coastal landscapes are basically huge rocks. The lake is about 170 endemic species.

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National Park Skadar lake

The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula — Skadar — is located on the territory of two States, and the majority (around 2/3 of the lake) this unique natural site belongs to Montenegro, and the rest — Albania. From both countries the lake and the surrounding land are considered strictly protected and are under state protection, so the Montenegrin coast of Skadar lake was declared a national Park.

Location: lake Skadar is located in the South-Eastern part of Montenegro on the land of three municipalities: Podgorica. Cetinje and Bar .

The main wealth of the Skadar lake — its unique flora and fauna

Skadar lake is situated in Zeta-Skadar valley, between the Dinaric highlands on one side and the mountain range Prokletije. Its length — is 43 km and width is 26 km. It has an elongated nature, an extremely rugged coastline, much of which is swampy, and the many Islands (up to 50). The average depth of the lake — 6 m, although there are areas with depth up to 60 meters (underwater keys or «eye»). The surface area of the lake varies from 390 km2 in the dry seasons up to 530 km2 at the high water period, such a spill due to the low water level and large swampy lowlands along the edges of the lake.

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