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George Town,

town (1989 pop. 12,921), capital and administrative center of the Cayman IslandsCayman Islands
, British dependency (2015 est. pop. 60,000), 100 sq mi (259 sq km), comprising three low-lying islands in the West Indies. George Town, the capital and chief port, is on Grand Cayman; the other islands are Little Cayman and Cayman Brac.
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, in the West Indies. A major offshore banking and business center, it is the site of several hundred banks. In addition, many companies have subsidiaries there because of the substantial tax advantages. Tourism, including skin diving and duty-free shopping, is also economically important.

George Town

a port in NW Malaysia, capital of Penang state, in NE Penang Island: the first chartered city of the Malayan federation. Pop.: 162 000 (2005 est.)
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Relax on the gorgeous beaches of Batu Ferringhi, commune with nature in the hillside forests, be captivated by the sights, sounds, smells and culture of George Town or test your daredevil skills at The Gravityz - perched atop the island's tallest building.
Keep an eye out for the food cart on Kimberly Road in George Town. You can't miss the queue of locals and tourists.
* All buildings are located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in George Town, Penang.
But, of course, not even the most dedicated foodie can spend 24 hours a day eating (although many restaurants are open all day and night), and that is where George Town scores over other regional destinations.
Work kicks off in Triabunna and Sorell in late May, followed by Deloraine and St Helens, Kingston Beach, George Town and South Hobart.
The writer was buried at the West Bay Cemetery in George Town.
Additionally, there will be increased services between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Aruba; George Town, Cayman Islands; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Providenciales, Turks and Caicos; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and St.
Subsea 7, headquartered in George Town in the Cayman Islands, is a leading global subsea contractor with over 5,000 employees and annual revenues of USD1.67bn.
Your seven-night sail leaves Miami and calls at Mexico's Cozumel, George Town in the Cayman Islands and Port Canaveral, Florida.
Passengers arriving at the popular port of George Town, Grand Cayman, today will see very little evidence that "Ivan the Terrible" ravaged the city and the island on September 12, 2004.
US Airways, US Airways Express, US Airways Shuttle provide service to 185 destinations worldwide, including 37 states in the US and the District of Columbia, Amsterdam, Antigua, Montego Bay, Montreal, Dublin, Aruba, Nassau, Ottawa, Frankfurt, Barbados, North Eleuthra, Toronto, Glasgow, Belize, Providenciales, London, Bermuda, Punta Cana, Madrid, Cancun, San Jose, Manchester, Cozumel, San Juan, Munich, George Town, Santo omingo, Paris, Grand Bahama Island, St Croix, Rome, Grand Cayman, St Kitts, Shannon, Grenada, St Lucia, La Romana, St Maarten, Liberia, St Thomas, Marsh Harbour, and Mexico City.
It simultaneously attacked the island of Grand Cayman where waves of up to 20 feet slammed into George Town's sea wall.