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Welcome to the Sultanate of Yogyakarta!

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Welcome to My CJ!!!! This is my first CJ in Simtropolis. i will tell you about my country, the Sultanate of Yogyakarta.. yet the member of Association of Worldwide Nation (AOWN)

1. National Identity


Name: Sultanate of Yogyakarta

Nick Name: Yogyakarta, Jogja

Capital: Jogja

National Motto: Memayu Hayuning Bawono (The Vision to Perfect Society)

National Anthem: Gundul-Gundul Pacul

2. Location



3. Governmental

Nations Form: Sultanate

Government System: Constitutional Monarchy

Nations Leader: Sri Sultan Hamengkubowono

Legislature: Naditira Lingga

4. National Fact Files

Population: 3,452,390

GDP: US$ 39,972,000,000

GDP Per Capita: US$ 11,360

HDI: 0.777

Area: Total 3,113 km sq

Currency: Yogyakartan Rupiah (YKR)

Conversion Rate: 1 USD = 100 YKR

Timezone: GMT+07:00

Country Code: YKR

CCTLD: .ykr

Driving Hand: Left

5. National History

Independence from: Dutch, Indonesia

Independence date: 17 August 1945 (Dutch), 22 August 1998 (Indonesia)

History Timeline/Story

Mataram Kingdom

Although missing from the historical record since the migration of the capital of Medang kingdom in the 10th century to the eastern Java, the valley area in the south of Mount Merapi since the 15th century still inhabited by many people and perhaps become part of the region called "Pengging".

Mataram Sultanate

Kotagede was the capital of Mataram Sultanate now part of districts in Yogyakarta. The palace of the founder of Mataram Sultanate, Panembahan Senopati established in scene of part of Alas Mentaok. After a two times move it Capital, (Palace of Pleret and Place of Kerta, both located in Bantul Regency), The capital of Mataram Sultanate moved to Kartasura.

Aftermath of The Gianti war treaty (1745 - 1945)

Yogyakarta Sultanate & Surakarta Sultanate

The City of Jogjakarta and the Yogyakarta Sultanate was established as a result of a "Gianti war treaty" (Perjanjian Gianti) by HRH Prince Mangkubumi (Solo/Surakarta), who later become HRH Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. Officially, the creation of Yogyakarta Sultanate is dated to 7 October 1756 as a result of civil war among the bloodline of The Mataram Sultanate. The civil war was fought against Hamengkubuwono's and his elder brother, HRH Sunan Pakubuwono II. This civil war marked the end of the Mataram Sultanate and resulted in the birth of the Yogyakarta Sultanate and the Surakarta Sunanate.

Dutch Colonial

The root of the civil war started when Sunan Pakubuwono II agreed to cooperate with the Dutch colonial government and submit to foreign (western) powers. His younger brother, HRH Prince Mangkumbumi (HRH Sultan Hamengkubuwono) stood against the concept, due to concern that his people would become slaves under Dutch rule. The Javanese slaves were used to work for businesses owned by V.O.C. and the Dutch Colonial Government and exported to present day Suriname in South America. In the Netherlands itself, some of the Dutch people stood against the policy of their home government.


Prince Mangkubumi fought until the defeat of the Pakubuwono forces and declared sovereignty in the Kingdom of Jogjakarta south of the original Kingdom of Mataram. Because of this historical act of bravery and sacrifice, Jogjakarta is given Special Administrative Region (SAR) status, making the Province of Jogjakarta the only province headed by a monarchy.

Independent Yogyakarta

But in 1998, after the Reformation in Indonesia, the Yogyakarta with Sri Sultan Hamengkubowono IX declared to split from Indonesia. Because in that day, a big crisis come to Indonesia, at last, in 22 August 1998 after the agreement from both Indonesia and Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta be the Independent State. With Jogja as the Capital City.

6. National Shot

Ingame National Shot:











Real Life Shot:


Malioboro is the most famous shopping place in Yogyakarta


Sunset in Jogja City


Historical Bank Indonesia Building in Yogyakarta

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