Indonesia is an archipelagic nation-state in Southeast Asia and Oceania on Earth, comprised of 17,508 islands. Jakarta is its capital and most populous city, located on the island of Java. People or things originating from Indonesia are described as Indonesian.
For several months from 1994-95, forces loyal to Khan Noonien Singh kept hundreds of men and women prisoner, as a source for genetic experiments, on one of Indonesia's smaller islands. (Star Trek: Shadowstar Station: Freedom's Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose)
Indonesia's primary industries during the 21st and 22nd centuries were tourism, pelagic farms, dilithium extraction, the manufacture of geothermal convertors, and consumer electronics. (Star Trek: Shadowstar Station)
By the 2060s, Indonesia and the Philippines were among the nations that seceded from the Eastern Coalition to form the short-lived Southeast Asian Confederacy. (Star Trek: Shadowstar Station: "Soledad")
- The existence of a successful space program may be an indicator that the impact of the Post-Atomic Horror was not as great on Indonesia as on other nations in the region.
An officer on the SS Valiant expedition of 2065 was surnamed Siregar, meaning they belonged to a clan of the Batak ethnic group that originated on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. (TNG novel: The Valiant)
Namesake colonies and protectoratesEdit
The Jakarta Baru colony in the Centauri system was named after Jakarta. (Star Trek: Shadowstar Station: "Watch and Learn") Yogyakarta Baru, founded in the 22nd century by people from Southeast Asia (not limited to Indonesia), was named for the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta. (Star Trek: Shadowstar Station)
All from Star Trek: Shadowstar Station:
- USS Aceh, a Niven-class light cruiser, was named for Aceh, Indonesia's northeastern-most province.
- USS Denpasar was named after Denpasar, the capital of the province of Bali.
- The frigate USS Jayapura was named after Jayapura, the provincial capital of Papua.
- The name of a prototype starship undergoing trials in the 2290s, USS Nusantara, was derived from Nusantara, a geographical and political concept (first used in the 14th century) of the Indonesian archipelago. As the word "Indonesia" (Indian islands) was derived from Greek, "Nusantara" (the islands between, i.e., archipelago) was derived from Malay.
- USS Surabaya was named after the city (site of the Battle of Surabaya during the Indonesian National Revolution in the mid-20th century), as well as sea vessels and other starships named Surabaya.