President of Indonesia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPresident of the Republic of Indonesia
(Bapak/Ibu Presiden) (informal)
|Residence||Merdeka Palace (Official)
|Appointer||Direct popular election|
|Term length||Five years, renewable once|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Indonesia|
|Precursor||Governor-General of Indonesia|
|Formation||18 August 1945|
|Deputy||Vice President of Indonesia|
|Salary||Rp 62,740,030 per month|
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.
Images for kids
Sukarno, the first president of Indonesia
Merdeka Palace, the official residence of the president of Indonesia
Third president B. J. Habibie's official presidential state portrait. The decorations bestowed upon him in 1998 were 5 less than today; minus the Stars of Humanity, Democracy Upholder, Guerilla, Sacred, and Dharma.
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