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Jogjakarta City
Country Indonesia
Province Yogyakarta Special Region
Area
 • Total 32.5 km2 (12.5 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 388,088
 • Density 11,941/km2 (30,930/sq mi)
Time zone WIB (UTC+7)
Website www.jogjakota.go.id

Yogyakarta is a city in the Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. Yogyakarta was the capital city of Indonesia in 1947-1948.

Education

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

  • Gadjah Mada University one of Indonesia's best known state universities.
  • Yogyakarta State University
  • Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University
  • Indonesia Arts Institute

Private universities include:

  • Muhammadiyah University of Yogyakarta
  • Islamic University of Indonesia
  • Atma Jaya University
  • Sanata Dharma University

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