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Padang

(pädäng`), city (1990 pop. 631,263), capital of Sumatra Barat prov., on W Sumatra, Indonesia, on the Indian Ocean at the mouth of the small Padang River. An important port, it has a large trade in coffee, copra, rubber, spices, tobacco, and cement, which are shipped principally from its port, Teluk Bayur. Padang remains the principal outlet for the important Umbilin coalfields. In the area are a huge cement plant and several textile mills. The city has an airport and is the seat of Andalas Univ. Padang suffered significant damage from earthquakes in 2007 and 2009.

Padang

 

a city and seaport in Indonesia, on the western coast of Sumatra. Population, 196,300 (1971). The city is linked by rail to the Ombilin coal basin. The main exports are agricultural products, coal, and cement. Padang has food, textile, cement, wood-products, and rubber-goods industries. There is a university in the city.

Padang

a port in W Indonesia, in W Sumatra at the foot of the Padang Highlands on the Indian Ocean. Pop.: 713 242 (2000)
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