Posted: 21 May 2016
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Yogyakarta is one of the smallest province located on the island of Java with an area of approximately 3185.80 km2 area and geographical position 8º 30 ‘- 7º 20’ South latitude and 109º 40 ‘- 111º 0’ east longitude. On Population of about 4.5 million peoples. When compared to other provinces in Indonesia and the provinces in Java Island. The province includes having little area and region administration is not so much.

Yogyakarta Province is comprised of one municipality of the city of Yogyakarta with 4 District include: Kulon Progo, Sleman, Bantul and Gunung Kidul.  And had Yogyakarta has special autonomy as the Special Capital Region of Jakarta and Province Aceh. This special autonomy granted to the government of Indonesia in accordance with Law No.3 of 1950 on the Establishment of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY).  And the establishment of the province of Yogyakarta Sultanate not loose an important role as Kraton Ngayogyokarto Sultan of Mataram Kingdom that participate actively helping to form the state government of the Republic of Indonesia before and after the time of Independence.

Not only as an Area of Outstanding only predicates that carried the province of Yogyakarta, better known by the name of the city of Yogyakarta, Jogjakarta. Jogjakarta also has the title as the area’s largest travel with a tourist attraction that is in demand by tourists in Indonesia, as the city. One famous tourist destination in Indonesia and also students with a number of universities and colleges in Indonesia and as a city of culture with historical relics of the largest and culture community culture Javanese still strong here. Here are three predicate Yogyakarta most widely dubbed and assessment by the people in Indonesia who had come in Yogyakarta:

1.Tourism City
Jogja town or city of Yogyakarta has a first predicate, is very inappropriate for bearing the title of second largest tourist city after Bali. Because it is strongly supported in Yogyakarta tourism facilities are very complete and very adequate amounts. Among them there are hundreds of international five-star hotels in Yogyakarta, budget hotel, homestay or famous five-star hotel in the city of Yogyakarta as Hyatt regency hotel, Grand Aston, Sheraton Hotel and Hotel Melia and other five-star hotel.Jogja City is one famous tour destination in Indonesia, lot of traveller from other countries come to tour in Yogyakarta for visiting Jogja City Tour, Borobudur tour, Gunung Kidul Tour, Yogyakarta tour, Dieng Plateau Tour. And supported the local community that has realized there is a travel and tourist places of interest and cultural sites are well-known.
– Kota Jogja are Kraton Jogja, Tamansari, museums
– Bantul are Kasongan tourist village, Parangtritis beach
– Kulonprogro are Kalibiru, Sermo Reservoir
– Gunung Kidul are Goa Pindul , Indrayanti Beach, Jomblang Cave
– Sleman are Prambanan Temple, Mount Merapi
Besides, in Yogyakarta also has hundreds of tourist travel agents, Sewa Mobil Yogyakarta or car rental in yogyakarta, tourist transport services that supports all for the development of Tour in Yogyakarta.

kota Jogja

Jogja City

To facilitate domestic travelers and foreign tourists who will come tour in Jogjakarta. Here also there Adisucipto International Airport in Yogyakarta as a commercial airport that is visited by dozens of airlines such as AirAsia, Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Silk Air, Malaysia Airlines.
Besides, there are also stations Tugu Jogja or as the train station and from Jogjakarta. Travelers can easily access to the destination city of Yogyakarta from Jakarta, Surabaya or other cities in Java. The train station is located in the city center. Other alternatives could use inter-city bus terminal in Giwangan Bus Terminal located in the south of the city of Yogyakarta.

2.Culture City
The city of Yogyakarta or Jogjakarta has a second title as a city of culture. Here, as the center of Javanese culture with a strong tradition of Javanese with the Sultan of Yogyakarta Palace and Puro Paku Alam as one of the cultural center of Java. There is also a cultural site on the ancient Hindu religion, such as the Hindu religious site in Sewu temple, Boko Temple and Prambanan Temples in Sleman. And local communities who still upholds and maintains a strong tradition.

3.Education City.
Kota Jogja or Yogya has a third predicate is sebgai Student city. In the city of Yogyakarta has the best international renowned universities such as Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta State University. In Jogjakarta city also has dozens of college and high school country and hundreds of private colleges. Many students from outside the city of Yogyakarta as students from the islands of Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, came to study in the city Students in the city of Yogyakarta. There are various universities and colleges in the fields of health, agriculture institute, high school economics.

So this is the title of the privilege of Yogyakarta as a tourism city, city of culture, city students in Indonesia

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