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Central Java

Central Java province covers the central third of the island of Java, Indonesia. For convenience reasons, this guide will also include Yogyakarta, which is actually a province of itself.

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

Wonosobo is a small regency and city in Central Java, Indonesia. Wonosobo lies between 2 mountains, Mount Sindoro and Mount Sumbing, and enjoys cool and humid weather all the time.

Semarang is the capital of Central Java in Indonesia. The city's name derives from the Javanese words "asem" and …

The Dieng Plateau is an upland volcanic plain in Central Java, famous for its scenery and ancient Hindu temples.

Solo the short name for Surakarta, is a major city in Central Java, Indonesia.

Sokaraja is a town in Banyumas Regency, Central Java, Indonesia, close to Purwokerto.

Borobudur is a Buddhist stupa and temple complex in Central Java, Indonesia dating from the 8th century, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Karimunjawa is a chain of 27 islands north of Semarang, off the coast of Central Java, Indonesia.

Prambanan is a complex of ancient Hindu temples in Central Java, Indonesia.

Salatiga is a town in Central Java, Indonesia. It is known for its cool weather and the Merbabu volcano.

Purwokerto is a sleepy town in the Central Java province of Indonesia. It is a major transportation hub in Java, connecting other major cities, such as Jakarta, Bandung, Semarang, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, and Cirebon.

Mount Merapi is a volcano in Central Java, looming over the cities of Yogyakarta and Solo.

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