- a city on central Java, in central Indonesia.
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The palaces of the old sultans of Cheribon are less extensive than those of Surakarta and Jokjakarta.
A new impulse to the growth of the town was given by the opening of the railway to Surakarta and Jokjakarta in 1875.
East of Surakarta the percentages of land on the south coast under cultivation decline from 30 to 20 and 10.
- a town in Indonesia, on central Java: textile manufacturing. Pop: 516 500 (1995 est)Former spelling: Soerakarta
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