George Town

George Town
geographical name 1. town capital of Cayman Islands on Grand Cayman Island 2. (or Penang) city & port Malaysia capital of Penang on Penang Island population 234,930

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  • George Town —   [ dʒɔːdʒ taʊn], Pinạng, Hauptstadt des Gliedstaates Pinang, West Malaysia, im Nordosten der Insel Pinang, 219 400 meist chinesische Einwohner; naturwissenschaftliche Universität (1968 gegründet), Exportindustriezone; Überseehafen,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • George Town — George Town, (antigua Pinang o Penang), ciudad del noroeste de Malasia, situada en la isla de Pinang. * * * ► C. de la Federación de Malaysia Occidental, cap. del estado de Pinang, en la isla de este nombre; 248 231 h. También llamada Penang o… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • George Town — Georgetown oder George Town ist der Name folgender Ortschaften: Georgetown (Ascension) Georgetown (Gambia), Gambia Georgetown (Guyana), (bis 1814 Stabroek ) Georgetown (Trinidad) Georgetown, Trinidad und Tobago, der heutige Name ist Mount Saint… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • George Town — 1 Original name in latin George Town Name in other language Dzhordzh Taun, GEE, George Town, Georgetown, Джордж Таун State code AU Continent/City Australia/Hobart longitude 41.10559 latitude 146.82606 altitude 12 Population 4268 Date 2012 02 28 2 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • George Town — Para otros usos de este término, véase George Town (desambiguación). Malaca y George Town, históricas ciudades del estrecho de Malaca¹ Patrimonio de la Humanidad Unesco …   Wikipedia Español

  • George Town — ▪ Malaysia also spelled  Georgetown , also called  Penang , or  Pinang        leading port of Malaysia, situated on a triangular promontory in the northeastern sector of the island of Penang (Pinang). Its sheltered harbour is separated from the… …   Universalium

  • George Town — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. George Town (Tasmanie) en Australie George Town (Bahamas) George Town (Îles Caïmans) (capitale) George Town (Penang), Malaisie Catégorie : Homonymie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • George Town — noun the capital of the Cayman Islands • Instance Hypernyms: ↑capital • Part Holonyms: ↑Cayman Islands * * * ˈjȯrjˌtau̇n, ˈjȯ(ə)j adjective Usage: usually capitalized G&T Etymology: from George Town, Federation of Malay …   Useful english dictionary

  • George Town — /ˈdʒɔdʒ taʊn/ (say jawj town) noun 1. Also, Penang, Pinang. the leading seaport in north western Malaysia, capital of Penang state, in north eastern Penang Island. 2. a town in northern Tasmania, near the mouth of the Tamar River; site of the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • George Town —  , Georgetown  George Town is the spelling for the capital of the Cayman Islands and the principal city of the island and state of Penang in Malaysia. Almost all others, including the capital of the South American country Guyana and the district… …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • George Town — Sp Džòrdž Táunas Ap George Town L Bahamos (D. Egzumos s.); Kaimanų Salų adm. centras (D. Kaimano s.) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

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