Surakarta ranks 6,804th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Valleraugue, Gyeonggi Province, and Strängnäs. Memorable people born in Surakarta include Joko Widodo and Rio Haryanto. Memorable people who died in Surakarta include Amir Sjarifuddin. Surakarta has been the birth place of many politicians and racing drivers and the death place of many politicians. Surakarta is located in Indonesia.
Surakarta, known colloquially as Solo, is a city in Central Java, Indonesia. The 44 km2 city adjoins Karanganyar Regency and Boyolali Regency to the north, Karanganyar Regency and Sukoharjo Regency to the east and west, and Sukoharjo Regency to the south. On the eastern side of Solo lies Solo River. Its built-up area, consisting of Surakarta Municipality and 59 districts spread over seven regencies, was home to 3,649,254 inhabitants as of 2010 census. Read more on Wikipedia
Between 1961 and 1993, Surakarta was the birth place of 2 globally memorable people, including Joko Widodo and Rio Haryanto. Additionaly, 1 globally memorable people have passed away in Surakarta including Amir Sjarifuddin.