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Definition of the noun Jakarta

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noun - plural: -

  1. capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
    • example: Potatoes were introduced by the Dutch from Jakarta.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonyms of Jakarta: capital of Indonesia / Djakarta
    • instance of: national capital = the capital city of a nation
    • part of: Java = an island in Indonesia to the south of Borneo

Alternative definition of the noun Jakarta

proper noun

  1. The capital city of Indonesia.

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Google previewUrban Transport in ASEAN (1984)

by Venkatachala Setty Pendakur

Jakarta is the largest city in Southeast Asia and, based on current growth trends, will likely remain so. The city grew from 2.9...

Google previewThe Great Guide to Jakarta (2014)

The easy way to discover Jakarta! by Carl Ottersen

The first thing anyone will ever tell you about Jakarta is that its traffic is impossible . It definitely is a challenge, for this city hums with life every hour of every day, everyone a- bustle with ambition, opportunity and drive. Late night partygoers just ...

Google previewDiving in Indonesia (2016)

The Ultimate Guide to the World's Best Dive Spots: Bali, Komodo, Sulawesi, Papua, and more by Sarah Ann Wormald

Jakarta is a city of enormous proportions. With an estimated population of 10.3 million in 2011, it is the most populous city in Southeast Asia. It has immediately apparent drawbacks. It is polluted, disorganized, subject to flooding, overcrowded, ...

Google previewEnglish in Context

6, 2000 Jakarta is a fascinating commercial city in Indonesia. It is a very crowded city with a population of .... Jakarta is a ...

Google previewRemaking Cities (2017)

An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting by Tony Fry

Jakarta is a slow disaster in process. Actions taken in its 'development' have layered risk upon risk. People already often die due to the extreme weather events it experiences. Slowly over the coming century, and beyond, the sea will claim the ...

Google previewGroundwater Response to Changing Climate (2010)

by Makoto Taniguchi, Ian P. Holman

Riawan Centre for Coastal and Marine Development, Institute of Technology Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia ABSTRACT: Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia with a population of about 9 million people, inhabiting an area of about 660 km2.

Google previewThe Application of Economic Techniques in Environmental Impact Assessment (2013)

by David E. James

Jakarta is a major port for domestic and international shipping. There are two main harbours with general berthing and loading facilities, as well as harbours specifically designed for the handling of fish and forestry products. No facilities exist ...

Google previewLegal Frameworks for Transparency in Water Utilities Regulation (2016)

A comparative perspective by Mohamad Mova Al'Afghani

Despite such a statement, Jakarta is the least transparent of all of the jurisdictions compared in almost every aspect of the analytical framework although its FoI is the most transparent.

Google previewGet Success UN+SPMB Bahasa Inggris

Jakarta is the chief gateway to Indonesia and Vayatour's home base. 4. Its attractions are abundant. 5. It is a contrast of modern western architecture and traditional Indonesia culture. 6. Those with an interest in Indonesian history and culture ...

Google previewSOPHISTICATED STAYS in Southeast Asia (2015)

by Andrea Pistolesi, Massimo Morello

Just as Indonesia is an archipelago nation of 17,000 islands, so its capital city Jakarta is an archipelago city of hundreds of islands. Not districts, but vertical atolls, in which the barrier is a series of skyscrapers surrounding green spaces as ...

Google previewIndonesia's Textile and Garment Industries (1992)

Developments in an Asian Perspective by Hal Hill

North Jakarta is the major concentration, generating almost one-third of national output, while other large concentrations are found in the west and east of the city and across the border in Botabek. Bandung and surrounds are fairly minor ...

Google previewCara Mudah UN 08 B.Ing SMP

Jakarta is the busiest ...

Google previewPlanning the Megacity (2007)

Jakarta in the Twentieth Century by Christopher Silver

Jakarta is the most populous city in Southeast Asia, the largest city in a nation and a region where cities account for less than half the total population. The rural village, not the urban neighbourhood, remains the dominant form of habitation and ...

Google previewWorld Cities Beyond the West (2004)

Globalization, Development and Inequality by Josef Gugler

Dean Forbes Jakarta is a mega-city which stands astride the economic, political, and (arguably) cultural landscape of Indonesia. As a center of finance and administration it is Indonesia's gateway to the global economy. However, its rapid and ...

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Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia Asia is the biggest continent in the world.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of European Imperialism (1991)

by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle

JAKARTA. Jakarta is a large city on the northwest coast of Java*, formerly the capital of the Dutch East Indies* and now the capital of independent Indonesia*. Jakarta was a muddy fishing village when the Dutch established the fort of Batavia* ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

JAKARTA, LOCATED on the island of JAVA, is the capital of INDONESIA and serves as a gateway to the country.

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

The name Jakarta was applied to the city by Indonesian nationalists during World War II who fought the Dutch for national independence. Indonesian independence was declared in 1945, making the country one of the first of Europe's colonial ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of South Asia and the Pacific: An Encyclopedia (2012)

An Encyclopedia by James B. Minahan

Betawis The Betawis, sometimes known as Orang Betawi or “People of Batavia,” are the descendants of the people living around the Dutch colonial capital of Batavia, modern Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The Betawis began to settle in the ...

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