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A city of south-central Java, Indonesia, east of Bandung. It is a market and processing center noted for its vast walled palace built by the former sultans of the region.
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(Placename) a town in Indonesia, on central Java: textile manufacturing. Pop: 516 500 (1995 est). Former spelling: Soerakarta
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(ˌsʊər əˈkɑr tə)

a city on central Java, in central Indonesia. 504,176. Formerly, Solo.
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Prince Mangkunagara I (1726-95) is a fascinating figure from Javanese history who was known as a fierce rebel who established a semi-independent principality in Surakarta that still exists today.
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The same text (with insignificant variants) is found in the so-called Major Surakarta babad, compiled in Surakarta in 1836.
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