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President of the Republic of Indonesia
Indonesian Presidential Seal gold.svg
Presidential Seal
Joko Widodo 2014 official portrait.jpg
Incumbent
Joko Widodo

sinceĀ 20 October 2014
  • Government of Indonesia
Style Mr./Madam President
(Bapak/Ibu Presiden) (informal)
His/Her Excellency
(international correspondence)
Member of Cabinet
Residence Merdeka Palace (Official)
State Palace
Bogor Palace
Tampaksiring Palace
Gedung Agung
Cipanas Palace
Seat Jakarta
Appointer Direct popular election
Term length Five years, renewable once
Constituting instrument Constitution of Indonesia
Precursor Governor-General of Indonesia
Inaugural holder Sukarno
Formation 18 August 1945
Deputy Vice President of Indonesia
Salary Rp 62,740,030 per month
Website www.presidenri.go.id
Presidential Standard of Indonesia
Presidential Flag used during Sukarno's era
Presiden Sukarno
Sukarno, the first president of Indonesia
Merdeka Palace Changing Guard 2
Merdeka Palace, the official residence of the president of Indonesia

The President of the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Presiden Republik Indonesia) is the head of state and also head of government of the Republic of Indonesia. The president leads the executive branch of the Indonesian government and is the commander-in-chief of the Indonesian National Armed Forces.

On 20 October 2014, Joko Widodo became the seventh and current president of Indonesia.


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