Java is an island in Indonesia. The much smaller but still sizable island of Madura, off the coast of and covered as part of the region of East Java, is also included in this article.
Popular in Java
Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia, located on the northwest of the island of Java.
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.
West Java is the western third of the island of Java, Indonesia. West Java used to include Banten Province.
[Central Java, including the Yogyakarta Special Region, covers the central third of the island of Java, Indonesia.
East Java covers the eastern third of the island of Java, Indonesia, as well as the island of Madura and several small offshore islands.