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April 3rd, 2011
1011 Students Take Part in Mapping Festival

A map drawing festival had its largest turnout ever, with 1011 elementary students converging on Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta on Saturday for the event. This year, Seribu Peta Untuk Indonesia (A Thousand Maps for Indonesia) was organized by students from the university’s Faculty of Geography with the aim of teaching children about Indonesian geography as well as fostering national understanding. Rifky Gently, the executive director of the Geographical Information Science-Territorial Development (SIG-PW) department at the university, said that he hoped that through the event, students would come to know more about Indonesia’s islands and borders. Read More