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, Jogjakarta
, or Djokjakarta
, city (1990 pop. 412,059), S Java, Indonesia, at the foot of volcanic Mt. Merapi, capital of the special region of Yogyakarta (1990 pop. 2,912,611), a former sultanate.
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, Jogjakarta, Jokjakarta, Djokjakarta
a city in S Indonesia, in central Java: seat of government of Indonesia (1946--49); university (1949). Pop.: 396 711 (2000)
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As fine a musician as he was a painter, after the war, he ran away from disorganised Europe to the East until he reached Java, where he was called by the Sultan of Djokjakarta to organise and lead a Western orchestra.
It was therefore decided that 'Java should be provided with a road that was strategically better positioned and more suited to military purposes.' (21) The road would follow a southerly route and would pass through such places as Djokjakarta and Surakarta.
(17) Hoofd-Comite Congres Moehammadijah, 'Peringatan congres Moehammadijah Minangkabau Ke XIX' (Djokjakarta: 1930); Soekkonde, 'Soedoet',, Soeara 'Aisjijah, 30 Nov.