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Yogyakarta (city)

Full nameYogyakarta
Official nameYogyakarta
Settlement typeCity
MottoMemayu Hayuning Bawono
ProvinceYogyakarta Special Region
MayorHerry Zudianto
Total Area12.5 sq mi (32.5 km2)
Density (pop.)11941/km2 (30927.2/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)1588622
Other information
Time zoneWIB (UTC+7)

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Yogyakarta (-enˌjɒɡjəˈkɑrtəlang or -enˌjoʊɡjəˈkɑrtə, -idjɔɡjaˈkartalang; also Jogja, Jogjakarta) is a city in the Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. It is renowned as a centre of classical Javanese fine art and culture such as batik, ballet, drama, music, poetry, and puppet shows. Yogyakarta was the Indonesian capital during the Indonesian National Revolution from 1945 to 1949.

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