Jakarta is the capital and biggest city of Indonesia. Situated on the northwest bank of the world's most crowded island Java, it is the focal point of financial matters, culture and legislative issues of Indonesia. The Greater Jakarta metropolitan territory, known as Jabodetabek, is the second biggest urban agglomeration and second biggest urban region on the planet after Tokyo, with a populace of 30,214,303 starting at 2010 census. Jakarta's business openings, and in addition its capability to offer a higher expectation for everyday comforts, draw in transients from everywhere throughout the Indonesian archipelago, making it a blend of numerous groups and cultures. Jakarta is formally an area with uncommon capital locale status, however is ordinarily alluded to as a city. The Jakarta commonplace government comprises of five authoritative urban areas and one regulatory regime.
The Betawi culture is unmistakable from those of the Sundanese or Javanese, shaping itself as a dialect island in the encompassing zone. Betawi expressions have a position of safety in Jakarta, and most Betawi have moved to suburbia of Jakarta, uprooted by new transients. It is less demanding to discover Java or Minang-based wedding functions instead of Betawi weddings in Jakarta. It is less demanding to discover Javanese Gamelan rather than Tanjidor, Marawis or Gambang Kromong. The Chinese likewise impacted Betawi culture, for example, the ubiquity of Chinese cakes and desserts, fireworks, to Betawi wedding clothing that shows Chinese and Arab impacts.