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 a total 30 million in on the island.

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

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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 .


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.


  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 160,000,000
  • Latitude of center: -7.4917° or 7° 29' 30" south
  • Longitude of center: 110.0044° or 110° 0' 16" east
  • Elevation: 587 meters (1926 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1642673

Other Names for Java

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