About Indonesian Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Indonesian is the official language of Indonesia. It belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian branch while the standard dialect is Malay. When Indonesia became independent they declared Indonesian as their official language in 1945. Indonesian is spoken by 23 million people while it is the second language of 140 million people. As most Indonesians are bilingual they know more than three languages. Besides Indonesia, this language is also spoken in the Netherlands, the Philippines, and Singapore. Several dialects are spoken in various areas. The northern dialect is known as Malay while the southern dialect is most commonly spoken in Indonesia. There are regional dialects that are spoken in both north and south of Indonesia. It consists of six vowels but the sound system is similar to Malay.
About Portuguese Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Portuguese is originated from the Iberian Peninsula of Europe. It is the official language of Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Brazil. Portuguese has co-official status in East Timor. Portuguese-speaking people are known as "Lusophone" (lusófono). You will notice the presence of Portuguese culture all across the globe. There are several dialects of Vulgar Latin used in Portuguese. Approximately 215 to 220 million native speakers speak this language. It also features Celtic phonology among speakers. This is also one of the sixth most spoken languages around the world. Portuguese has a lot of influence in South America and the Southern Hemisphere. Interestingly it is also among the top 10 languages in Africa. Due to its popularity, it is also the official language of many American states.