"How many islands does Indonesia have?"
Translation:Hoeveel eilanden heeft Indonesië?
Depend on whom and when you ask:
1972 LIPI (Indonesian Science Body): 6,127 islands with name.
1987 Pusat survei dan pemetaan ABRI (MIlitary survey and mapping): 17,504 total islands, 5, 707 islands with name.
1992 Bakosurtanal (National Survey and Mapping Coordinators): 6,489 islands with name.
2002 Lapan (Aviation and Space Body): 18,306 total islands.
2003 Ministry of Research and Technology: 18.110 total islands.
2004 Ministry of Internal Affairs: 17,504 total islands, 7,870 named islands.
2009 Ministry of Sea and Fishery: 17,480 total islands.
....... CIA World Factbook: 17,508 total islands, 8,844 named islands
When you have too many things, you'll lose your count.