By: Sugeng Heriyanto
Location of Christmas Island
Christmas Archipelago lies on the main ocean of Hindia or Southern of Java Island or 500km Southern part of Jakarta. Or the distance of Jakarta – Semarang if on the land. It is quite close to Western Beach of West Java. It is exactly lies the -----longitudinal and ----- coordinate. Though it is quite close to Java Island, this island does not belong to Java or Indonesia anymore. It is the effect of western colonialism British and Netherlands involved in the beetle to conquer the Nusantara at the last time. This island belongs to Australia cause of the gift of British to, though formerly this archipelago belongs to Srivijaya, Pajajaran, Majapahit Nusantara with its legend of Nyi Roro Kidul and now Indonesia.
Map of Christmas Archipelago:
Authority Area of Formerly and Now
Formerly this archipelago is consisting of two islands which is the place of fishermen of Nusantara especially from Java, Sumatera and Bugis. It was the place to sun the fish catcher and the place to take a rest or as a second home before they were homo to the North. The other places like Western beach and Northern beach of Darwin was the place of second of them that the proof the Northern and the Western beaches were the part of Nusantara Kingdom like Majapahit at the last. And the legend is still alive so far in the soul of Nusantara people, especially Javanese about Nyi Roro Kidul besides, Pajajaran and the island, Pelabuhan Ratu and the Island. Nusantara people are abide there; Java, Sumatera, Bugis and China.
But after enter the era of world war II, this island went important for alliance of British, USA,
Netherlands defend the area from Japan and Germany for their m