Two centuries (1817-2017) Bogor Botanical Gardens.
The Bogor Botanical Gardens (Indonesian: Kebun Raya Bogor/KRB) is a botanical garden located in Bogor, Indonesia, 60 km south of Jakarta. The Gardens are located in the city center and adjoin the presidential palace compound of Istana Bogor. It covers an area of 87 hectares (210 acres) and contains 13,983 different kinds of trees and plants of various origin. The geographic position of Bogor means it rains almost daily, even in the dry season. This makes the Garden an advantageous location for the cultivation of tropical plants. It is the oldest botanical garden in Southeast Asia. The Garden was officially founded on May 18, 1817.