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Jakarta

geographical name Ja·kar·ta \jə-ˈkär-tə\\bə-ˈtā-vē-ə\

Definition of Jakarta

  1. city & port ∗ of Indonesia in NW Java pop 6,503,449



Variants of jakarta

or Djakarta play \jə-ˈkär-tə\ or formerly Batavia play \bə-ˈtā-vē-ə\


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