Banda Aceh


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Banda Aceh

a city in N Indonesia, in N Sumatra; the capital of Aceh region; suffered badly in the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 2004. Pop.: 154 767 (2000)

Banda Aceh

 

or Kutaraja, city in Indonesia, on the northern coast of Sumatra, on the Aceh River. Administrative center of the province of Aceh. Population, 34,000 (1961). Trade center of the agricultural region (copra, pepper). It is connected to the outer harbor of Ule-Lue by rail.

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A panel discussion before the free performance will be moderated by Lynn Kremer, professor of theater at Holy Cross, and include Eka Srimulyani, faculty member at the Islamic State University of Ar-Raniry, Banda Aceh.
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Panicky residents poured into the streets of Banda Aceh, which was near the epicentre of a 9.
She told them she had made her way by bus from Banda Aceh and was trying to get back home but could only remember the name of her grandad Ibrahim.
BANDA ACEH, Dec 2, 2009 (TUR) -- Turkey's Ambassador to Indonesia Aydin Evirgen said Turkey was one of the first countries that extended helping hand to victims from a tsunami in 2004 in Banda Aceh, adding that 1050 houses had been built for those who had lost their homes in the disaster.
AirAsia will, as of today (8 July), be operating daily flights from the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to Krabi in Thailand and Palembang and Banda Aceh, both in Indonesia.
When the wave hit, 15 per cent of Western Aceh's agricultural land disappeared beneath the sea, 600,000 people lost homes and 169,000 people died,' said Craig, 30, speaking from Banda Aceh.