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'Yogyakarta' means 'better to become farmer'. The city has an estimated total population of 4.5 million residents. The city is also called the city of students, the city of bikes, and the city of culture. People still do traditional ceremonies. They celebrate 'malamsatusuro', the Islamic New Year. The residents show their respect to the sultan by walking around in the night without saying a word.

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Photo Essay (Yogyakarta Trip)By: Steven Davly Yogyakarta'Yogyakarta' means 'better to become farmer'. The city has an estimated total population of 4.5 million residents. The city is also called the city of students, the city of bikes, and the city of culture. People still do traditional ceremonies. They celebrate 'malam satu suro', the Islamic New Year. The residents show their respect to the sultan by walking around in the night without saying a word. University 2 million of those residents are university students from all around Indonesia. The most well known university in Yogyakarta is the Gadjah Mada university, with about 70,000 students studying in there Malioboro The main street at Yogyakarta is the Malioboro Street. It is named after the English Duke Marlborough. Malioboro Street is also an icon of Yogyakarta. Language Yogyakarta's first language is not Indonesian language, but the Javanese language. It contains a total of 20 letters. All the residents of Yogyakarta has to learn this language, and unlike english language which only has formal and informal, Javanese has many categories, some which are when you talk to friends, when you talk to the elders, etc. Sultan Yogyakarta until now still has a sultan, something like a king. All the residents in the land trusts him. He is a very wealthy man, and he owns all of Yogyakarta, which means all of the people are living in the sultan's land, and it also means that if the sultan needs the land the peopl

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