Kepulauan Seribu or Thousand Islands is the name for chains of islands to the north of Jakarta's coast as well as the name of the only regency of Jakarta, Indonesia. It consists of a string of 110 islands stretching 45 kilometers north into the Java Sea. A decree states that 36 islands may be used for recreation. Of these 36 islands, only 13 islands are fully developed: 11 islands are homes to resorts island and two islands are historic parks. Twenty-three islands are privately owned and are not open tothe public. The rest of the islands are either uninhabited or support a fishing village.