Semarang


Semarang
/seuh mahr"ahng/, n.
a seaport on N Java, in S Indonesia. 646,500.
Also, Samarang.

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City (pop., 1995 est.: 1,104,405), Java, Indonesia.

It is located on Java's northern coast on the banks of the Semarang River, which is canalized for traffic to and from the sea. Despite being one of the largest ports in Java, its harbour is unprotected against monsoons, which can cause suspension of port operations. Semarang is the seat of a university.

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      kotamadya (municipality), port, and capital of Central Java (Jawa Tengah) (Jawa Tengah) propinsi (province), Java, Indonesia, on the northern coast. The city, divided into the old and new sections, is just inland from the port and on the banks of the Baru River and the West Banjir and East Banjir canals, which carry traffic to and from the sea. Candi Baru, a picturesque residential suburb, lies 500 feet (150 metres) above sea level.

      Despite being one of the largest ports in Java, Semarang's harbour is unprotected against the northwest monsoon, which can cause suspension of port operations since vessels must anchor 3 miles (5 km) out and unload by lighter. Industries include fishing and the manufacture of glass, shoes, electrical equipment, textiles, and small boats. Rubber, coffee, shrimp, teak, copra, tobacco, cacao, and cassava are exported. The city has rail connections to all major cities on Java, and there is an airport. Pop. (2005) 1,438,733.

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