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.
Photo: Gunkarta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

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 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.


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

or Rara Jonggrang is an 8th-century Hindu temple compound in , , dedicated to the Trimūrti, the expression of God as the Creator, the Preserver and the Destroyer. Photo: Pixelated Pixels, 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 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 large city in the northwest part of Central Java Province of . Photo: Midori, CC BY-SA 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 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.

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

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

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

is a chain of 27 islands north of , off the coast of Central Java, , that has been designated as a national marine park. Photo: Midori, CC BY 3.0.

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

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

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

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

is a town and regency on the northeast coast of Central Java, on the island of , Photo: Ubaidillah Elmuddin, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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

is a coastal town in Central Java province, northeast of . Photo: Mujiono Leo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of , in , Central Java Province.

is a national geopark site 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.

is a town in Central Java in Indonesia, serving as the capital of Magelang regency. Photo: Michiel1972, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central Java

Latitude of center
-7.3032° or 7° 18' 11.7" south
Longitude of center
110.0044° or 110° 0' 15.9" east
561 metres (1,841 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1898258183
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Jawa Teungöh
  • Afrikaans: Jawa Tengah
  • Arabic: Butnga nga Java
  • Arabic: جاوة الوسطى
  • Arabic: جاوة وسطى
  • Arabic: جاوه الوسطى
  • Arabic: وسط جاوة
  • Aragonese: Jawa Tengah
  • Asturian; Bable: Jawa Tengah
  • Azerbaijani: Mərkəzi Yava
  • Azerbaijani: مئرکئزی جاوا
  • Balinese: Jawa Tengah
  • Banjar: Jawa Tengah
  • Basque: Erdialdeko Java
  • Basque: Jawa Tengah
  • Bavarian: Jawa Tengah
  • Belarusian: Цэнтральная Ява
  • Bengali: মধ্য জাভা
  • Breton: Jawa Tengah
  • Bulgarian: Централна Ява
  • Catalan: Java Central
  • Cebuano: Provinsi Jawa Tengah
  • Chinese: Tiong Jawa Séng
  • Chinese: 中爪哇
  • Chinese: 中爪哇省
  • Corsican: Jawa Tengah
  • Croatian: Jawa Tengah
  • Czech: Střední Jáva
  • Danish: Centraljava
  • Dimli: Cava Merkezi
  • Dutch: Midden-Java
  • English: Central Java Province
  • English: Jateng
  • English: Jawa Tengah
  • English: Jawa Tengah Province
  • English: Province of Central Java
  • English: Provinsi Jawa Tengah
  • Esperanto: Centra Javo
  • Estonian: Jawa Tengah
  • Finnish: Keski-Jaava
  • Franco-Provençal: Jawa Tengah
  • French: Java central
  • Friulian: Jawa Tengah
  • Gaelic (Scots): Jawa Tengah
  • Gallegan: Jawa Tengah
  • Georgian: ცენტრალური იავა
  • German: Jawa Tengah
  • German: Zentral-Java
  • Gorontalo: Jawa Tengah
  • Greek: Σέντραλ Τζάβα
  • Gujarati: સેન્ટ્રલ જાવા પ્રાંત
  • Hakka Chinese: Chûng Jawa
  • Hausa: Chûng Jawa
  • Hebrew: יאוה המרכזית
  • Hebrew: מרכז ג'אווה
  • Hindi: मध्य जावा
  • Hindi: मध्य जावा प्रांत
  • Hungarian: Jawa Tengah
  • Hungarian: Közép-Jáva
  • Icelandic: Jawa Tengah
  • Ido: Jawa Tengah
  • Iloko: Tengnga a Java
  • Indonesian: Jateng
  • Indonesian: Jawa Tengah
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Jawa Tengah
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Jawa Tengah
  • Interlingue: Jawa Tengah
  • Irish: Jawa Tengah
  • Italian: Giava Centrale
  • Japanese: 中ジャワ州
  • Japanese: 中部ジャワ
  • Japanese: 中部ジャワ州
  • Javanese: Jawa Tengah
  • Kannada: ಮಧ್ಯ ಜಾವಾ ಪ್ರಾಂತ್ಯ
  • Kongo: Jawa Tengah
  • Korean: 중앙자와주
  • Lao: Tengnga a Java
  • Latvian: Centrālā Java
  • Latvian: Centrālās Javas province
  • Letzeburgesch: Jawa Tengah
  • Ligurian: Jawa Tengah
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Jawa Tengah
  • Lithuanian: Centrinė Java
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Jawa Tengah
  • Macedonian: Централна Јава
  • Malagasy: Jawa Tengah
  • Malay (generic): Jawa Tengah
  • Malayalam: മദ്ധ്യ ജാവ
  • Marathi: मध्य जावा
  • Marathi: मध्यवर्ती जावा प्रांत
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dṳ̆ng Jawa
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tiong Jawa Séng
  • Minangkabau: Jawa Tengah
  • Mongolian: Төв Жава
  • Narom: Jawa Tengah
  • Neapolitan: Jawa Tengah
  • Northern Luri: جاوه مینجایی
  • Norwegian: Jawa Tengah
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jawa Tengah
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jawa Tengah
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Jawa Tengah
  • Persian: جاوه مرکزی
  • Picard: Jawa Tengah
  • Piemontese: Jawa Tengah
  • Polish: Jawa Środkowa
  • Portuguese: Java Central
  • Raeto-Romance: Jawa Tengah
  • Romanian: Java Centrală
  • Romanian: Provincia Java Centrală
  • Russian: Центральная Ява
  • Santali: ᱛᱟᱞᱢᱟ ᱡᱟᱵᱷᱟ
  • Sardinian: Jawa Tengah
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Jawa Tengah
  • Scots: Central Java
  • Serbian: Jawa Tengah
  • Serbian: Централна Јава
  • Serbo-Croatian: Centralna Java
  • Sicilian: Jawa Tengah
  • Sinhalese: මධ්‍යම ජාවා පළාත
  • Slovak: Jawa Tengah
  • Slovenian: Jawa Tengah
  • Somali: Jawa tengah,
  • South Azerbaijani: مرکزی جاوه
  • Spanish: Java Central
  • Spanish: Provincia de Java Central
  • Sundanese: Jawa Tengah
  • Swahili (generic): Jawa Tengah
  • Swedish: Jawa Tengah
  • Tamil: சென்ட்ரல் ஜாவா மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: நடுச் சாவக மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: நடுச் சாவகம்
  • Tamil: மத்திய சாவகம்
  • Tamil: மத்திய ஜாவா
  • Tatar: Үзәк Ява
  • Telugu: సెంట్రల్ జావా ప్రావిన్స్
  • Telugu: సెంట్రల్ జావా రాష్ట్రభాగం
  • Thai: จังหวัดชวากลาง
  • Turkish: Orta Cava
  • Ukrainian: Центральна Ява
  • Urdu: وسطی جاوا
  • Venetian: Ġiava Sentral
  • Vietnamese: Trung Java
  • Vlaams: Jawa Tengah
  • Volapük: Jawa Tengah
  • Walloon: Jawa Tengah
  • Waray (Philippines): Butnga nga Java
  • Welsh: Canolbarth Jawa
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ گبھلا جاوا
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ گھبلا جاوا
  • Wolof: Jawa Tengah
  • Wu Chinese: 中爪哇省
  • Yue Chinese: 中爪哇
  • Zulu: Jawa Tengah
  • Cavaya Merkezi
  • Daerah Tingkat I Djawa Tengah
  • Java Tengah
  • Propinsi Djawa Tengah
  • Propinsi Jawa Tengah

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