Capital Cities say many things. They are metonyms.
They are often replacement words indicating the place where justice is determined. But they are also often another word for the source of despotism and blunder. Or the opposite: the font of brilliance.
So it is with ‘Jakarta’, for more than a century it has no longer been the name of a place where people and objects reside. In certain discourse, it is not even concrete: not rows of stiff government buildings, proud monuments,...