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  • Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam

    Aceh is a special region (daerah istimewa) of Indonesia, located on the northern tip of the island of Sumatra. Its full name is Daerah Istimewa Aceh (1959–2001), Nanggroë Aceh Darussalam (2001–2009) and Aceh (2009–Present). Past spellings of its name include Acheh, Atjeh and Achin. The Aceh province has the highest proportion of Muslims in the country with regional levels of Sharia law.
  • North Sumatra

    The province of North Sumatra stretches across the island of Sumatra between the Indian Ocean and the Strait Malacca. It borders Aceh province on the northwest and Riau and West Sumatra provinces in the southeast. It has an area of 70,787 km˛. The province contains a broad, low plain along the Strait of Malacca on which the provincial capital, Medan, is located. In the south and west, the land rises to the mountain range that runs the length of Sumatra; the mountains here are dominated by Lake Toba, formed from the caldera of an ancient volcano.
  • West Sumatra

    West Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera Barat, abbreviated to Sumbar) is a province of Indonesia. It lies on the west coast of the island Sumatra. It borders the provinces of North Sumatra (Sumatera Utara) to the north, Riau and Jambi to the east, and Bengkulu to the southeast. It includes the Mentawai Islands off the coast. The capital of the province is Padang.
  • Riau

    Riau is a province of Indonesia, located in the center of Sumatra along the Strait of Malacca. The provincial capital and largest city is Pekanbaru. Other major cities includes Dumai, Selat Panjang, Bagansiapiapi, Bengkalis, Bangkinang, Rengat and Siak Sri Indrapura.
  • Riau Islands

    Riau Islands Province is a province of Indonesia, consisting of the Riau Archipelago, the Tudjuh Archipelago, and the Lingga Islands.Originally part of the Riau Province, the Riau Islands were split off as a separate province in July 2004, with Tanjung Pinang as its capital, located at south of Bintan island.
  • South Sumatra

    It is on the island of Sumatra, and borders the provinces of Lampung to the south, Bengkulu to the west, and Jambi to the north. Off the east coast are the islands of Bangka and Belitung, which were split from South Sumatra province to form the new province of Bangka-Belitung in 2000.
  • Bengkulu

    Bengkulu is a province of Indonesia. It is on the southwest coast of the island of Sumatra, and borders the provinces of West Sumatra, Jambi, South Sumatra and Lampung. The capital and largest city is Bengkulu city. It was formerly the site of a British garrison, which they called Bencoolen. The province also includes Enggano Island.
  • Jambi

    Yogyakarta 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.
  • Lampung

    Lampung is a province of Indonesia. It is located on the southern tip of the island of Sumatra and borders the provinces of Bengkulu and South Sumatra. Lampung is the original home of the Lampung people, who speak a distinct language from other people in Sumatra and have their own alphabet. Its capital is Bandar Lampung.
  • Bangka Belitung

    Bangka–Belitung Islands is a province of Indonesia. The province includes two main islands, Bangka and Belitung, and several smaller ones that lie east of the Sumatran mainland and northeast of South Sumatra province. The Bangka Strait separates Sumatra and Bangka, and the Gaspar Strait separates Bangka and Belitung. The South China Sea is to the north, the Java Sea is to the south, and the province is separated from Borneo in the east by the Karimata Strait.
  • DKI Jakarta

    Jakarta formerly Batavia, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Officially known as the Special Capital Territory of Jakarta, it is located on the northwest coast of Java, has an area of 661 square kilometres , and a population of 9,580,000. Jakarta is the country's economic, cultural and political centre. It is the most populous city in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia, and is the thirteenth-largest city in the world. The urban area, Jabodetabek, is the second largest in the world. Jakarta is listed as a global city in the 2008 Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network (GaWC) research
  • West Java

    West Java, with a population of over 43 million, is the most populous and most densely populated province of Indonesia. Located on the island of Java, it is slightly smaller in area than densely populated Taiwan, but with nearly double the population. Its capital city is Bandung.
  • Central Java

    West Java, with a population of over 43 million,is the most populous and most densely populated province of Indonesia. Located on the island of Java, it is slightly smaller in area than densely populated Taiwan, but with nearly double the population. Its capital city is Bandung.
  • D.I. Yogyakarta

    The Special Region of Yogyakarta , on the island of Java is the smallest province of Indonesia (excluding the capital Jakarta). Yogyakarta is the only province in Indonesia that is still governed by a pre-colonial monarchy, the Sultan of Yogyakarta, who serves as the hereditary governor of the province. The city of Yogyakarta is the capital of the province. In Javanese it is pronounced, and named after the city of Ayodhya in Javanese-Hindu mythology.
  • East Java

    East Java is a province of Indonesia. It is located on the eastern part of the island of Java and includes neighboring Madura and islands to its east (the Kangean and Sapudi groups) and to its north (Bawean and the Masalembu Islands. The provincial capital is Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia and a major industrial center and port.
  • Banten

    Banten is a province of Indonesia in Java. Formerly part of the Province of West Java, it was made a separate province in 2000. The administrative center is Serang. Preliminary results from the 2010 census counted some 10.6 million people.Jabodetabek (Greater Jakarta) covers part of the province.
  • Bali

    Banten is a province of Indonesia in Java. Formerly part of the Province of West Java, it was made a separate province in 2000. The administrative center is Serang. Preliminary results from the 2010 census counted some 10.6 million people.Jabodetabek (Greater Jakarta) covers part of the province.
  • West Kalimantan

    West Kalimantan is a province of Indonesia. It is one of four Indonesian provinces in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. Its capital city Pontianak is located right on the Equator.
  • South Kalimantan

    South Kalimantan/South Borneo (Indonesian: Kalimantan Selatan often abbreviated to Kalsel) is one of the thirty-three Provinces of Indonesia and one of four Indonesian provinces in the Indonesian part of Borneo. The provincial capital is Banjarmasin. The province boundaries are with Makassar Strait in the east, Central Kalimantan in the west and north, the Java Sea in the south and a small part of East Kalimantan in the north.
  • Central Kalimantan

    Central Kalimantan is a province of Indonesia, one of four in Kalimantan - the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo. Its provincial capital is Palangka Raya.The province has a population of just over 2.2 million at the 2010 Census.The population grew 2.7% annually between 1990 and 2000, one of the highest provincial growth rates in Indonesia during that time; in the subsequent decade to 2010, the average annual growth rate was slightly over 2.0%. Far more than other province in the region, Central Kalimantan is dominated by the Dayaks, the indigenous inhabitants of Borneo.
  • East Kalimantan

    East Kalimantan is the second largest Indonesian province, located on the Kalimantan region on the east of Borneo island. The resource-rich province has two major cities, Samarinda (the capital and a center for timber product) and Balikpapan. Ever since Indonesia opened its mineral and natural resources for foreign investment in 1970s, East Kalimantan province has experienced major boost of timber, petroleum and other exotic forest products. The state-owned petroleum company Pertamina has been operating in the area since it took control oil refinery from the Royal Dutch Shell company in 1965.
  • North Sulawesi

    North Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia. It is on the island of Sulawesi, and borders the province of Gorontalo to the west. The islands of Sangihe and Talaud form the northern part of the province, which border Davao del Sur in the Philippines.
  • Central Sulawesi

    Central Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia located in the centre of Sulawesi. It was established on 13 April 1964.
  • Southeast Sulawesi

    South East Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia on the island of Sulawesi. The capital of the province is Kendari, on the east coast of the peninsula.
  • South Sulawesi

    South Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia, located on the western southern peninsula of Sulawesi Island. The province is bordered by Central Sulawesi province to the north, South East Sulawesi province to the east and West Sulawesi province to the west (West Sulawesi province was split from South Sulawesi in 2004). It is the most populated and densest province on Sulawesi Island, its capital, Makassar, is a major regional center and the largest city on the island. The Selayar Islands archipelago is part of the province.
  • West Sulawesi

    It is on the island of Sulawesi (formerly, Celebes) and includes the regencies (kabupaten) of Polewali Mandar, Mamasa, Majene, Mamuju, and Mamuju Utara, which were formerly part of South Sulawesi. The area of the province is 16,796.19 km2.
  • Gorontalo

    Gorontalo is a province of Indonesia on the northern part of Sulawesi. The province was established in December 2000 after being split from North Sulawesi province.The capital is a city with the same name, Gorontalo.
  • West Nusa Tenggara

    West Nusa Tenggara is a province in south-central Indonesia. The province encompasses the western portion of the Lesser Sunda Islands, except for Bali as the Wallace line running the length of the Lombok Strait forms the western boundary of the province.
  • East Nusa Tenggara

    East Nusa Tenggara is a province of Indonesia, located in the eastern portion of the Lesser Sunda Islands, including West Timor. The provincial capital is Kupang, located on West Timor. The highest point is Mount Mutis of Timor Tengah Selatan, which is 2427 meters above sea level.[
  • Maluku

    Maluku is a province of Indonesia, comprising, broadly, the central and southern parts of the Maluku Islands, which are culturally and geographically associated with Melanesia.
  • North Maluku

    North Maluku is a province of northeastern Indonesia. It covers the northern part of the Maluku Islands, which are split between it and the province of Maluku. Maluku province used to cover the entire group. The planned provincial capital is Sofifi, on Halmahera the largest island, but the current capital and largest population center is the island of Ternate while the largest settlement on Halmahera is Tobelo.
  • Papua

    Papua was the name, as provided to the Portuguese commander Jorge de Meneses while sheltering there in 1526, of the people living on Waigeo, one of the Raja Ampat Islands west of the Vogelkop Peninsula, now part of the West Papua province of Indonesia. The Spanish pilot Martin de Uriarte in the same year and Andrés de Urdaneta two years later named these islands "Islas de Papuas".
  • West Papua

    West Papua (Indonesian: Papua Barat) is a province of Indonesia covering the western peninsula of the island of New Guinea. It is the least-populous province of Indonesia and one of two situated in Indonesian New Guinea, with the province of Papua also lying to the east. Prior to 2007, the province was known as West Irian Jaya (Indonesian: Irian Jaya Barat). The region covers the Bird's Head (Doberai) and Bomberai peninsulas and the surrounding islands of Raja Ampat.

Preserving Batik, BLH of Yogyakarta City Coats Trees

Publish 01-11-2011 10:31:31 by Admin

Preserving Batik, BLH of Yogyakarta City Coats Trees

Jogja, Jogjatrip.com—As an effort to preserve batik, the Environmental Agency (BLH) of Yogyakarta City conducted a positive movement by putting batik wrapping to some trees in several locations in Malioboro area. Head of BLH of Yogyakarta City Suyana said that there are at least 200 trees that are wrapped with batik cloth. The batik wrapped trees can be seen along Malioboro Street up to Ge...Read more

Nggamel Tourism, Refreshing While Preserving the Culture

Publish 01-11-2011 11:16:46 by Admin

Nggamel Tourism, Refreshing While Preserving the Culture

Jogja, Jogjatrip.com—In this world of modern age, taking a vacation has becoma a life necessity. This kind of need is generally fulfilled by going to natural tourism objects, visiting temples or museums, watching art performances. However, they are all passive tourism activities because tourists merely enjoy the objects, not being actively involved in any activities. This is said by the f...Read more

Sleman Regional Government Issue Ramadan Special Regulation

Publish 12-08-2010 14:28:32 by Admin

Sleman, Jogjatrip.com –During Ramadan, the Government of Sleman Regency are putting into effect special regulation for amusement businesses, according to Head of Tourism Development, Dra. Nur Hadiyati, on Monday (8/9) in her office, Pringgodiningrat Street 13, Beran, Tridadi, Sleman, Yogyakarta. She also said that no less than 40 tourism businesses in Sleman have agreed on this and do not mind at all. The agreement was reached after a meeting of tourism business owners in Sleman on Monday (7/5) in Pring Sewu Restaurant, Magelang Street, Mlati, Sleman. The meeting was attended by the representatives of 40 tourism businesses consisting of nightclub owners...Read more

The 2010 International Art Festival Awaits Teachers Creativity

Publish 23-07-2010 16:15:27 by Admin

Jogjatrip, Sleman—Center for Development and Empowerment of Teachers and Education Instructor (P4TK) of Art and Culture is holding the 2010 International Art Festival (FSI) on August 2nd – 6th at P4TK of Art and Culture and State University of Yogyakarta (UNY). This time, the biennial event brings in the theme “Art Creativity for Teachers” and aims at providing opportunity for art teachers to exhibit their artworks to further improve the quality of art and cultural learning. Head of P4TK Drs. Sardi stated that on its third holding, FSI invites more than 500 participants from DIY, outside—Temanggung, Sukoharjo and Surakarta—...Read more

Danceology: "Life Stories Through Body", The Coming Latin Dance Show

Publish 21-07-2010 10:48:12 by Admin

Jogja, Jogjatrip.com—Until today, latin dances are still considered as exclusive dance and sport, whereas the fact in Yogyakarta, they are pretty simple yet unpopular. Aiming at socializing latin dance to Yogyakarta people, Minesweeper Multimedia Art will hold a latin dance show at the Concert Hall of Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, August 1st 2010. This is going to be the first latin show in Yogyakarta and there will be 22 dancers from Bantul, Sleman and Yogyakarta city. Eight choreographies will be performed accompanied by Mr. Dance and Jazz Legacy. The dancing will be very special with the artistic touch and properties. Head Committee of Danceology Finasti N...Read more

Ciblon Music Accompanying the Rite of Calling Fishes

Publish 18-05-2010 12:00:18 by Admin

Yogyakarta, Jogjatrip.com – Strains of rythms Suwe Ora Ciblon, a modification of the Javanese song Suwe Ora Jamu, was heard in Kampong Darakan, Kotagede, on Saturday (05/01/2010). This time, the song did not get the accompaniment of gamelan or gendhing music but rather, ciblon music played by dozens of people in the middle of the Gajah Wong stream. The river water, if hit and played with a certain technique, could produce different yet unique sounds. The sounds could provide music for songs sung by the women, such as Suwe Ora Ciblon, Gundul-gundul Pacul, and Sayonara. Not only was the performance intended to preserve the tradition of playing ciblon...Read more

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      Agama Ageming Aji

      Agama Ageming Aji

      Posted 01 Nov 2011

      Agama dalam pandangan orang Jawa sama dengan pedoman atau ageman yang berarti pakaian. Aji berarti raja atau mulia. Orang yang mulia tentu akan memperhatikan ajaran agama sebagaimana yang terdapat dalam kitab suci serta ajaran leluhur. Kewibawaan seorang pemimpin yang dituntun oleh ajaran agama akan terbebas dari perbuatan aniaya, nista dan hina ...

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      Terms and Policies

      Terms and Policies

      Posted 01 Nov 2011

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      • Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X

        Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X

        Posted 01 Nov 2011

        The governance of Yogyakarta Sultanate has changed a lot under the leadership of Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X (HB X). Living within a democratic Indonesia, HB X ruled Yogyakarta with a culture-based governmental system. He shows that a king is no longer gung binathara (great and untouched) but rather, a democratic leader. The Javanese King holds ...

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