Central Java

Central Java is the heartland of Javanese culture. This page covers the central third of the island of , , encompassing the two provinces of Central Java and the Special Region of Yogyakarta.
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Yogyakarta— despite the official spelling, the name is usually pronounced and not uncommonly written Jogjakarta or just Jogja — is a major tourist destination in . Photo: Pixelated Pixels, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a Buddhist stupa and temple complex in Central Java, dating from the 8th century, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: Pixelated Pixels, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital and largest city of Central Java province in . Photo: Ruth Onduko, CC BY-SA 2.0.

in Central Java, is Indonesia's most active volcano. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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the short name for Surakarta, is a major city in Central Java, . Photo: AdityaDarmasurya, CC BY-SA 3.0.

or Rara Jonggrang is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound in , , dedicated to the Trimūrti, the expression of God as the Creator, the Preserver and the Transformer. Photo: Pixelated Pixels, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an administrative and military academy city in the mountains in Central Java province in Indonesia. Photo: Crisco 1492, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city of Central Java, . It was formerly the seat of on the northern coast of the province, but is now an independent municipality within the province. Photo: Midori, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in Central Java, . It is known for its cool weather and the Merbabu volcano. Photo: Merbabu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a large city in the northwest part of Central Java Province of . Photo: Midori, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a regency and city in Central Java, Indonesia. Photo: Rahbudiman (Winong W…, CC BY 3.0.

is a sleepy town in the Central Java province of . Photo: Crisco 1492, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an upland volcanic plain in Central Java, famous for its scenery and ancient Hindu temples. Photo: Emmeca, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Regency is a regency in the southwestern part of Central Java province in . Photo: Crisco 1492, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Regency is a regency in the Central Java Province of . Photo: Crisco 1492, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Islands or Karimunjava Islands is an archipelago of 27 islands in the Java Sea, , approximately 80 kilometres northwest of . Photo: Midori, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in Central Java and capital of the Regency. Photo: Astayoga, Public domain.

is a town located between and in Central Java, . Photo: Crisco 1492, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Indonesia and the administrative centre of the in the province of Central Java. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town and regency on the northeast coast of Central Java, on the island of ,

Regency is a regency in the southwestern part of Central Java province in . Photo: AYST201, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a regency in Central Java province in . Photo: PL09Puryono, CC0.

is a small regency and city in Central Java, . Photo: Midori, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a regency in the southeastern part of Central Java province in . Photo: Kembangraps, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a national geopark site located in , Central Java, .

Gunungkidul Regency is a regency in the southeast part of the province of Yogyakarta Special Region, . Photo: Crisco 1492, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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