North Jakarta Tourism, Indonesia

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North Jakarta (Indonesian: Jakarta Utara) is one of the five cities (kota) of Jakarta, Indonesia. North Jakarta contains the entire coastal area within Jakarta Special District. In North Jakarta, an area at the estuary of Ciliwung river was the main port for the kingdom of Tarumanegara, which later grew to become Jakarta. Many historic sites and artefacts of Jakarta can be found in North Jakarta. Both ports of Tanjung Priok and historic Sunda Kelapa are located in the city. The city, which had 1,645,312 inhabitants at the 2010 Census, has its administrative centre in Tanjung Priok. North Jakarta contains some of Jakarta's original natural mangrove forests. As the city has developed, some of this mangrove forest was converted into urban areas. However, a reforestation project aimed at planting mangroves within an area of 400 hectares has already been enacted and is scheduled to be finished in 2012. The main goal of the project is to minimized abrasion in the coastal area, especially around the Pantai Indah Kapuk area. North Jakarta is bounded by Java Sea to the north; Bekasi to the east; West Jakarta, Central Jakarta and East Jakarta to the south; and Tangerang to the west.


A place in Indonesia, North Jakarta is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. North Jakarta is located at a short trip away from Jakarta a major city in Indonesia. Take a short trip from North Jakarta and set some time aside to explore the Jakarta. Dotted with places like Monas, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Ancol Dream Park; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach North Jakarta, you'll have to take a flight to Jakarta; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for North Jakarta*

  • Pollution Statistics in North Jakarta

    Know the pollution level of North Jakarta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 74.84 (High)
    • Water Pollution 76.77 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.87 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.15 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.37 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 73.2 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 68.71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.78 (High)
  • North Jakarta: Crime and Safety

    How safe is North Jakarta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in North Jakarta.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.82 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 49.87 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 82.35 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 49.34 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 53.5 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.53 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 51.28 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 68.62 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 36.08 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.14 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 42.22 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60.31 (High)
  • Living in North Jakarta - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of North Jakarta is 78.43 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 47.36 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 63.3 (High)
    • Pollution Index 82.39 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 58.14 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.29 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.79 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 17.41 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 36.68 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in North Jakarta

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in North Jakarta

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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