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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.


(Placename) a town in Indonesia, on central Java: textile manufacturing. Pop: 516 500 (1995 est). Former spelling: Soerakarta


(ˌsʊər əˈkɑr tə)

a city on central Java, in central Indonesia. 504,176. Formerly, Solo.
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Tribune News Network Indonesian Ambassador to Qatar Air Marshal (Retd) HE Muhammad Basri Sidehabi organised cancer-prevention lectures for compatriots, inviting Indonesian delegates of Permata Harapan Cancer Centre (PHCC) Surakarta and Megapolitan Smart Services (MSS) to his residence recently.
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This study is based on the preliminary studies which have been done using qualitative methods with particular emphasize on the constructing the thoughts of cultural experts in Surakarta.
It represents the apogee of the Surakarta courtly style.
2) Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta 57126, Indonesia.
3) Department of Civil Engineering, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, INDONESIA.
One, a friendly man in his 40s named Sri Wijoyo, explained they had come on foot from Surakarta, in central Java --their journey had taken a month --to meditate here and acquire kesaktian, or mystical power, "by means of which," said Wijoyo, "we can help the many people who need help.
The most wellknown examples of such bloody social revolutions were Atjeh, North Sumatra, North Coast Java, Banten and Surakarta in 1945 and 1946, and the Madiun Uprising in 1948.
Based on his dissertation research--itself part of a larger comparative project in the narrative study of religion at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands--the author offers a discursive analysis of twenty-four focus-group discussions (FGD's) with Muslim and Christian participants from the Central Javanese city of Surakarta.