Solo At A Glance
If you’re planning a trip to Solo City, Indonesia, there are some important things to know:
- Where is Solo City?
Solo City is located in Central Java-Indonesia and it is a popular destination for tourists; it is easily accessible by just an hour of flight from Bali or Jakarta, two hours of flight from Kuala Lumpur, and only one and a half hours of flight from Singapore. Jakarta and Yogyakarta also offer connections to Solo City by train.
The population of Solo City is around 500,000, and the people are known for their strong adherence to Javanese tradition. The city has been a centre for Javanese literature, dance, culinary arts, fashion, and architecture since the 19th century
The official language in Solo City is Bahasa, but the mother language is Javanese Mataraman dialect (Middle Javanese). Mataraman dialect or Middle Javanese is also used by people in the Region of Yogyakarta, East Magelang, Semarang, Pati, Madiun, and some parts of Kediri Regency. The Mataraman dialect used in Solo City is spoken with a softer tone in daily conversation compared to other Mataraman dialects in other areas.
Solo City has a warm, humid equatorial climate, with an average temperature of 28 degrees Celsius and heavy rainfall from December to March.