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Progo River

Known as one of the powerful rivers on Java, Indonesia.

Progo River

Known as one of the powerful rivers on Java, Indonesia.

Progo River is one of the rivers on Java of Indonesia, and it's one of the powerful ones. The source of the river is on the Mountain Sindoro slopes, flows out to the Indian Ocean. Progo is the home to the streams, including Elo, Krasak, Putih, Tinalah and many more.

From the Mountain Sindoro slope, it flows out through the Central Java and Special Region of Yogyakarta. The river flows ends at Indian Ocean (precisely at the Trisik beach of Kulon Progo Regency). In the Central Java the river passing through near the spotlight of tourist destinations including Borobudur temple, Pawon temple and Mendut temple. In the Special Region of Yogyakarta the river acts as the natural boundary between Sleman Regency and Kulon Progo Regency and also between Bantul Regency and Kulon Progo Regency.


Life at Progo River


  • The Riverbank

    Generally the river banks are the steep cliffs, sands and river rocks expanse as well as the shrub fields. Some villagers aro ...

  • Fishing

    Fishing nets and angling are the most common way, while poison fishing and electrofishing is to be "the dark side" of the riv ...

  • Irrigation Supply

    Progo River has an important role of irrigation system in the Special Region of Yogyakarta. Dams were built for irrigation sy ...

  • River Materials Business

    Progo River is the home to river materials business. It explores the sands and river rocks for building material needs. Du ...

  • Clean Water Supply

    In the Special Province of Yogyakarta, a Regional Water Management System named "Kartamantul" was set up by the central gover ...

  • River Rafting

    Due to the nature of this river, it's also suitable for river rafting. Magelang is the home for White Water Rafting provid ...

Progo River
Posted by L2k on December 28, 2017, 2:58 PM WIB, last updated on October 16, 2018, 9:35 AM WIB.
The update does not alter the story, but mostly correction of English grammar due to English is not my native language.

:) Uncal Ceneng, since mid-December 2017.