West Java is the western third of the island of Java, Indonesia. West Java used to include Banten Province. This article covers both provinces. Indonesian language, being official, is widely spoken and understood, and is the main language used in big cities and the Jakarta metropolitan area, almost universally understood.
Ujung Kulon National Park is in West Java, Indonesia. This national park in the extreme south-western tip of Java on the Sunda shelf includes the Ujung Kulon peninsula and several offshore islands and encompasses the natural reserve of Krakatoa and Panaitan Island.
Mount Halimun Salak National Park is in West Java, Indonesia. The national park board offers two Lodging options: Home stay at Citalahab village is a nice way to get right into the heart of the local community.