Mount Merapi, Gunung Merapi (literally Fire Mountain in Indonesian and Javanese), is an active stratovolcano located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces. It is the most active volcano in Indonesia and has erupted regularly since 1548.
It is located approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) north of Yogyakarta city.
Mount Merapi erupted in 2006, 2010 and 2018 and changed the immage of the land.
This Mount is one of the most popular hikes in Central Java, and has spectacular views to other volcanoes in all directions from the summit area. It has five calderas, Condrodimuko, Kombang, Kendang, Rebab and Sambernyowo but no serious volcanic activity has been reported here for many decades.