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Pentingsari Village

The first people who inhabited in Pentingsari village was Kyai Jokarto Grandmother. He was soldier of Prince Diponegoro lived around the year 1790 -1905 and occupy land in the village Pentingsari as a hiding place and struggles as well as well as a place to live due to their strategic location Pentingsari village.

Never had anyone keep a long time in the village of Pentingsari ordeal such as riots, diseases and disorders spirits who inhabit the Kuning river and Pawon river. Kyai Jokerto was the only person who can overcome all the distractions and it was because of his power to divert the flow of lava from Mount Merapi, which that was not leading to Pentingsari village.

Pentingasi village shaped like peninsula, at the west of the valley was steep that time. There are Yellow and south valley of Ledok cave or Ponteng in the village. There is steep valley that time named Pawon and at north part was plain that can connect directly to the court of Umbulharjo village.

Pentingsari consists of two villages, namely; Bonorejo and Pentingsari. Bonorejo is at south part of Pentingsari and at the north part, was originally inhabited by family of Bonorejo Mertokromo and Kyai Jokerto. At the time, Umbulharjo became a village around the year 1895, Pentingsari Umbulharjo village changed into Pentingsari name caused Kyai Jokerto. Pentingsari village is still relatively young compared to the other tourist village in Sleman districts, inauguration is on May 15, 2008.