Major 5 Islands that speak languages of Indonesia
1. Sumatra Island
2. Java Island
3. Kalimantan Island
4. Sulawesi Island
5. Papua Island
Languages of Indonesia
This Island has is located in the west of Indonesia and it has about 52 million people living on the Island.
One of the dialects here is called the Batak dialect.
This is where the capital Jakarta is located.
Over 60% of the population lives here.
The Javanese dialect is the predominant language of the natives here.
This Island is made up of three countries Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei.
There are 74 living languages on this Island.
This is the 7th largest Island in the world and boasts of several dialects.
Ethnic Buginese dialect is the most popular here.
This Island consists of two countries: Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
The languages that are used on this Island are rather on the high side.
We have about 270 Papuan languages and
5 Austronesian languages.
There are other several languages are spoken in smaller Islands aside the ones spoken in the five major Islands.
The majority of the dialects are in danger of going into total extinction if urgent steps to revive them are not taken by the government of Indonesia.