What does jakarta mean?

Definitions for jakartadʒəˈkɑr tə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jakarta, Djakarta, capital of Indonesia(noun)

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


  1. Jakarta(ProperNoun)

    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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Handi Kurniawan:

    We were so scared, we just could not believe that this kind of thing (could) happen again in Jakarta.

  2. Jim Yong Kim:

    We plan to deliver one of our largest financial commitments in the world to Indonesia from the Jakarta office.

  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. 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.

  5. Neil Bantleman:

    Neil returned to Jakarta late Thursday evening and is now with the prosecutor. He will likely return to prison on Friday.

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