Prajurit Jogokaryo : The Yogyakarta Palace Soldiers


The name of Jokokaryo comes from the word Jogo that means to keep and Karyo which means task or job. So that, the existence of prajurit Jogokaryo is to keep and secure the implementation of the rule in the kingdom.

Its flag named Papasan. It is rectangular shaped with a red base color and there is a green circle at the center.

The uniforms of its soldier are black hat with Tempelengan shape (looks like a capsized boat), wulung (similar to blue) headband, yello gold vest, red lonthong (inside belt)  and black kamus, striated pants, long sock and black loafers.

Their weapons are rifle, spear and keris.

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