These are the best cities to be a student
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You might add Yogyakarta in Java, Indonesia to the list. It’s not only a huge “college town” (the country’s largest) with several excellent universities, but also an extraordinary cultural and artistic center… and it’s quite ‘affordable’!

If Jakarta is Java’s financial and industrial powerhouse, Yogyakarta is its soul. Central to the island’s artistic and intellectual heritage, Yogyakarta (pronounced ‘Jogjakarta’ and called Yogya or Jogja for short), is where the Javanese language is at its purest, Java’s arts at their brightest and its traditions at their most visible.

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