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Sandakan(səndəkän`), city (1991 pop. 157,180), Sabah, Malaysia, on N Borneo, on Sandakan Harbor, an inlet of the Sulu Sea. It is the trade hub for an agricultural and lumbering region. Sandakan was the capital of British North Borneo (now Sabah) until 1947, when it was supplanted by Kota KinabaluKota Kinabalu
, formerly Jesselton,
town (1991 pop. 160,122), capital of Sabah, Malaysia, in N Borneo and on a small inlet of the South China Sea. It is the chief port and the financial and industrial center of the state .
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a city in Malaysia, in the state of Sabah, in the northeastern part of Kalimantan. Population, 42,400 (1970). A seaport, Sandakan has a freight turnover of more than 2 million tons. It is the center of a major logging region.
a port in Malaysia, on the NE coast of Sabah: capital (until 1947) of North Borneo. Pop.: 347 334 (2000)