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World Country Names in Bahasa Indonesia

Most of the world country names are similar both in written and spoken form. However, bahasa Indonesia has its own world country names. Here they are.

English Bahasa Indonesia Syllable
Belgium Belgia Bel-gi-ya
Cambodia Kamboja Kam-bo-ja
Cameroon Kamerun Ka-me-run
Chile Chili Ci-li
China Cina Ci-na
Colombia Kolombia Ko-lom-bi-ya
Croatia Kroasia Kro-wa-sya
Cuba Kuba Ku-ba
Czech Republic Republik Ceko Re-pub-lik Ce-ko
Dominica Dominika Do-mi-ni-ka
Ecuador Ekuador E-ku-wa-dor
Egypt Mesir Me-sir
England Inggris Ing-gris
France Perancis Pe-ran-cis
Germany Jerman Jer-man
Greece Yunani Yu-na-ni
Hungary Hungaria Hu-nga-ri-ya
Iceland Islandia Is-lan-dya
Iraq Irak I-rak
Ireland Irlandia Ir-lan-dya
Italy Italia I-ta-lya
Ivory Coast/Côte d'Ivoire Pantai Gading Pan-tay ga-ding
Jamaica Jamaika Ja-may-ka
Japan Jepang Je-pang
Madagascar Madagaskar Ma-da-gas-kar
Maldives Maladewa Ma-la-de-wa
Mexico Meksiko Mek-si-ko
Morocco Maroko Ma-ro-ko
Netherlands Belanda Be-lan-da
North Korea Korea Utara Ko-re-ya U-ta-ra
Norway Norwegia Nor-we-gya
Palestine Palestina Pa-les-ti-na
Papua New Guinea Papua Nugini Pa-pu-wa nu-gi-ni
Philippines Filipina Fi-li-pi-na
Poland Polandia Po-lan-dya
Puerto Rico Puerto Riko Por-to Ri-ko
Russia Rusia Ru-si-ya
Saudi Arabia Arab Saudi A-rab Sa-wu-di
Scotland Skotlandia Skot-lan-di-ya
Singapore Singapura Si-nga-pu-ra
South Africa Afrika Selatan Af-ri-ka Se-la-tan
South Korea Korea Selatan Ko-re-ya Se-la-tan
Spain Spanyol Spa-nyol
Sweden Swedia We-dya
Switzerland Swiss Swis
Turkey Turki Tur-ki
Ukraine Ukraina Uk-ray-na
United States of America Amerika Serikat A-me-ri-ka Se-ri-kat
Yemen Yaman Ya-man

The People

To refer to the people of any country in bahasa Indonesia, you can simply add "orang" before the country name (both singular and plural use the same term), such as orang Amerika to refer to American(s), orang Inggris to refer to British, and orang Indonesia to refer to Indonesian(s).