Cirebon


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Cirebon

(chē'rĭbŏn`), formerly

Tjirebon,

port city (1990 pop. 254,477), district (1990 pop. 1,649,428), and seaport, N Java, Indonesia, on the Java Sea. Crops grown in the fertile coastal plain include sugar and rice. The city has diversified manufactures and is the seat of a private university. It was formerly the capital of a sultanate that was abolished after 1815. SW of Cirebon is the resort village of Linggajati, where in 1946 the short-lived Dutch-Indonesian agreement for the establishment of the United States of Indonesia under the Dutch crown was drafted. The name was also spelled Cheribon.

Cirebon

 

(also Tjirebon, Cherebon), a city and port in Indonesia, on the northern coast of the island of Java. Population, 179,000 (1971). Cirebon is an important transportation junction. The city produces cigars and cigarettes, textiles, leather, building materials, and concentrated phosphorites.

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