Categories: History

The Incredible History Of Java’s Map From 10,000 BC To 2017 In 6 Mins

If you ever wanted a video to put the history of Java, and thus Indonesia, into context – we’ve got it, courtesy of YouTube User Lazardi Wong Jogja.

This 6-minute video shows the incredible evolution of Java’s original empires competing with each other for control over Indonesia’s most populated island. It brings to life the old Sunda, Majahapit, and Mataram empires – it even goes back as far as the Tarumanagara Kingdom!

As if to show how rich the history of Java is, the Dutch and VOC don’t make an appearance until the last 1 minute of the video.

So here is the incredible history of Java…

Now that’s Unity in Diversity!

WowShack Team

Recent Posts

19 Of The Funniest Indonesian Expressions (And How To Use Them)

As is the case with all languages, Bahasa Indonesia is full of expressions that invariably…

3 days ago

The Incredible History Of The Aceh Sultanate From 1480 – 1903

If you ever wanted a video to explain the history of the Aceh Sultanate, this…

1 week ago

A Study Of Kawisari’s Efficient Javanese Language

Javanese is the native language of more than 98 million people - more than 42%…

2 weeks ago

This Is What Jakarta Looked Like In 1754 – Incredibly Detailed Dutch Artwork

Vue de l'île et de la ville de Batavia appartenant aux néerlandais, pour la Compagnie…

3 weeks ago

Terrifying Video Of Massive Komodo Dragons Fighting

If you've ever visited Komodo National Park, you would have noticed that the guides often…

4 weeks ago

Fitting European Countries In Indonesia By Population – Indonesia Is Huge!

The fact that the island of Java alone has almost the same population as Russia…

4 weeks ago