Problems and Prospects for Sustainable Regeneration of Traditional Markets in Yogyakarta City

  • Kawik Sugiana

Abstract

The city of Yogyakarta is the capital of the Special Province of Yogyakarta. Located in the middle-south of the island of Java (Fig. 4-1). The number of population of the Yogyakarta city was 510.914 in the year 2002. Table 4-1 depicts the number of population of regional cities and medium sized cities in Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces in 1999. Yogyakarta city is surrounded by several neighboring districts, i.e. Sleman, Bantul, Kulon Progo and Gunung Kidul (Fig. 4-1). The administrativeterritory of Yogyakarta city covers a geographic area of 32.5 km square. The number of population living in the city and its suburbs was about 700 thousands in 1998 (Chamber of Commerce DIY (1998). The annual increase rate of population in Yogyakarta was 7.6 percent. Strong migration into urban areas, especially to the capital of Yogyakarta, is the result of low living standard of the rural households.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kawik Sugiana
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  1. 1.Graduate Program in Urban and Regional PlanningGadjah Mada UniversityIndonesia

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