Java is an island in . The much smaller but still sizable island of , off the coast of and covered as part of the region of , is also included in this article.

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is 's capital and largest city, with about 10 million inhabitants, and totally 30 million in on the island.

is the capital city of West Java province, and the third largest city in after and .

Yogyakarta— despite the official spelling, the name is usually pronounced and not uncommonly written Jogjakarta or just Jogja — is a major tourist destination in .

is the western third of the island of , .


Covers the central third of the island of , , encompassing the two provinces of and the Special Region of Yogyakarta.

covers the eastern third of the island of , , as well as the island of and several small offshore islands.

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  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 130,000,000
  • Latitude of center: 7° 29' 30" (7.4917°) south
  • Longitude of center: 110° 0' 16" (110.0044°) east
  • Elevation: 587 meters (1926 feet)
  • Wikidata: Java
  • Wikimedia Commons: Java

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Other Names for Java

French: Java, German: Java, Indonesian: Pulau Jawa, Italian: Giava, Portuguese: Java, Spanish: Java, Pulau Djawa
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