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A city of Indonesia on northern Sumatra north-northwest of Padang. It is a shipping and trade center.


(Placename) a city in Indonesia, in NE Sumatra: seat of the University of North Sumatra (1952) and the Indonesian Islam University (1952). Pop: 1 904 273 (2000)



a city in NE Sumatra, in W Indonesia. 1,730,752.
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Noun1.Medan - a city in IndonesiaMedan - a city in Indonesia; located in northeastern Sumatra
Sumatra - a mountainous island in western Indonesia
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There were no serious casualties, though the priest and his attacker suffered minor injuries, according to police in Medan city, northern Sumatra.
SINGAPORE, June 14, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Indonesia's award-winning national airline, Garuda Indonesia, today launched the re-operation of a daily flight between Singapore and Medan.
Plans to increase food production in Boma state, through engaging its redundant youth in agricultural activities had been marred by failure to secure the 20 tractors meant for the state population, according to the Boma state governor, Baba Medan Konyi.
The Philippines proved it remains a cut above the rest in Southeast Asia after sweeping the Seaba Under-18 Championship with an 86-49 whipping of Thailand, 86-49, in the gold medal game on Thursday in Medan, Indonesia.
Dated: 11th November 2015 By Order of the Board Igor Medan Bojana Medan
An Indonesian military aircraft C-130 carrying armed forces personnel and their families crashed yesterday in the city of Medan, resulting in loss of over a hundred lives.
North Sumatra police major A Tarigan told TVOne that 141 bodies were recovered from the rubble of the residential area of Medan, where the plane crashed shortly after take-off on Tuesday.
Medan, Indonesia | AFP --The Indonesian military plane that crashed into a residential neighbourhood and killed 142 people likely suffered an engine failure, the air force said Thursday, but denied the aircraft was overloaded after claims civilians had paid to get on board.
CAKARTA (CyHAN)- A Hercules C-130 plane has crashed into a residential area of Medan city in Sumatra on Tuesday, killing at least 30 people, according to local media reports.
Muscat: The Ministry of Tourism, represented by its committee for raising the efficiency and developing service and tourist sites at the Governorate of Dhofar, recently inaugurated the experimental operation of Medan Al Sdah (Happiness Square Entertainment).
PT Gunung Gahapi Nisco Indonesia recently broke the ground to mark the start of the construction of a US$200 million new steel factory in Medan, North Sumatra.
35 per cent gasoil for delivery into Balongan, Tuban, Medan, Bau Bau, Tanjung Gerem, Tanjung Uban and ship-to-ship delivery into Kotabaru, the sources said.