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Bogor, Indonesia

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Apr 20, 2023

Summary: The approximate population of Bogor, Indonesia is 1.2 million people. People describe Bogor as a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage and a great variety of attractions. Expats love living in Bogor for its friendly people, its vibrant nightlife, and its proximity to Jakarta. The weather in Bogor is generally warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-90s Fahrenheit (24-35 Celsius). The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,000-$1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $400-$600 per month, and a two bedroom apartment is around $600-$800 per month.

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What do I need to know about living in Bogor?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Bogor, they said:

"Before retiring in Bogor, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is generally lower than in other parts of the country. It is important to research the local healthcare system and ensure that adequate medical care is available. Expats should also be aware of the local culture and customs, and be prepared to adapt to the local way of life. Additionally, expats should research the local transportation options and ensure that they are able to get around the city easily. Finally, expats should be aware of the local climate and ensure that they are prepared for the hot and humid weather," explained one expat living in Bogor, Indonesia.

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Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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