Yogyakarta

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Yogyakarta
City of Yogyakarta
Kota Yogyakarta
Regional transcription(s)
 • Javaneseꦔꦪꦺꦴꦒꦾꦏꦂꦠ
 • Non-formalJogjakarta
Flag of Yogyakarta
Official seal of Yogyakarta
Nickname(s): 
Kota Pelajar (City of Students), Kota Budaya (Cultural City), Kota Gudeg (Gudeg City)
Motto(s): 
  • Javanese: ꦲꦩꦼꦩꦪꦸꦲꦪꦸꦤꦶꦁꦧꦮꦤ, romanized: Hamemayu Hayuning Bawana
    (The Vision to Perfect Society)
  • Slogan: Berhati Nyaman (Warmhearted)[1]
  • Bersih, Sehat, Asri, dan Nyaman (Clean, Safe, Beautiful, and Comfortable)
Location within Special Region of Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta is located in Java
Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta
Location in Java and Indonesia
Yogyakarta is located in Indonesia
Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta
Yogyakarta (Indonesia)
Coordinates: 7°48′5″S 110°21′52″E / 7.80139°S 110.36444°E / -7.80139; 110.36444Coordinates: 7°48′5″S 110°21′52″E / 7.80139°S 110.36444°E / -7.80139; 110.36444
CountryIndonesia
RegionJava
ProvinceSpecial Region of Yogyakarta
Government
 • MayorHaryadi Suyuti
 • Vice MayorHeroe Purwadi
Area
 • City32.50 km2 (12.55 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,159.1 km2 (833.6 sq mi)
Elevation
113 m (371 ft)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • City373,589
 • Density11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
4,010,436
 • Metro density1,900/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Religion[2]
Time zoneUTC+7 (Indonesia Western Time)
Area code(+62) 274
Vehicle registrationAB
HDI (2019)Increase 0.867 (Very High)
Websitejogjakota.go.id

Yogyakarta is a city in the Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. Yogyakarta was the capital city of Indonesia from 1947 to 1948. The city is near two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Borobudur temple and Prambanan temple.

Education[change | change source]

Yogyakarta is a major center of education in Indonesia. Public universities in the city include:

Private universities include:

References[change | change source]

  1. Stevens, Alan M; Schmidgall-Tellings, A. (30 August 2004). A Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary (in English and Indonesian). Ohio University Press. p. 522. ISBN 0821415840.
  2. Data Sensus Penduduk 2010 – Badan Pusat Statistik Republik Indonesia <http://sp2010.bps.go.id/index.php/site/tabel?tid=321&wid=3400000000&lang=id>