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dʒəˈkɑr təjakar·ta

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jakarta, Djakarta, capital of Indonesianoun

    capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century


  1. Jakartanoun

    The capital city of Indonesia.


  1. Jakarta

    Jakarta, officially known as the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of Java, Jakarta is the country's economic, cultural and political centre, and with a population of 10,187,595 as of November 2011, it is the most populous city in Indonesia and in Southeast Asia, and is the thirteenth most populated city in the world. The official metropolitan area, known as Jabodetabek, is the second largest in the world, yet the metropolis's suburbs still continue beyond it. Jakarta is listed as a global city in the 2008 Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network research. and has an area of 661 square kilometres. This area has a population of well over 28 million, making it one of the world's largest conurbations in terms of number of inhabitants. In 2011, Jakarta ranked 17th among the world's 200 largest cities, a jump from its 2007 ranking of 171. Jakarta has grown more rapidly than Kuala Lumpur, Beijing and Bangkok. Established in the fourth century, the city became an important trading port for the Kingdom of Sunda. It was the de facto capital of the Dutch East Indies and has continued as the capital of Indonesia since the country's independence was declared in 1945.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jakarta in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jakarta in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Jeremy Douglas:

    You couldn't get much more central in Jakarta if you tried, it's basically right smack dab in the central business area.

  2. John Batten:

    Funding is clearly a challenge, we would love to work more in Jakarta (Indonesia) and in Bangladesh, but ... we need to make a living.

  3. Adrianus Bias Prasuryo:

    You won't be competitive if someone makes an order in a remote area and you have to deliver from Jakarta or Java.

  4. Tedjo Edy Purdijatno:

    If Canberra keeps doing things that displease Indonesia, Jakarta will surely let the illegal immigrants go to Australia, there are more than 10,000 [asylum seekers] in Indonesia today. If they are let go to Australia, it will be like a human tsunami.

  5. Karun Arya:

    I want to confirm that no driver partners with Uber have been arrested in the past or today, you have been given incorrect information by the Jakarta police.

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