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Distribution area of ​​the Sundanese

The Sundanese are an ethnic group of about 30.9 million (2000) members in the western part of the island of Java in Indonesia .

They live mainly in the provinces of Jawa Barat (West Java), Banten , Jakarta and the western part of Jawa Timur (East Java). Most of them are Muslim . They speak Sundanese (Sundanese basa Sunda ; Indonesian bahasa Sunda ), the second most common language in Indonesia.

The Sundanese are of Austronesian origin and reached around 1000 BC. Chr. Java.