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Jakarta, Indonesia. Satellite image showing the growth of Jakarta, on the island of Java in Indonesia. Each square is 40 kilometres wide. Vegetation is coloured red and urban areas appear light green. The image on the far left was taken in 1976 when the population was six million. The middle image was taken in 1989 when the population was nine million and the right picture was taken in 2004 when the population was 13 million. Jakarta is the most populous city in Souteast Asia and the twelfth largest city in the world.
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