Medan

Medan is a city on the north coast of the island of in Indonesia, and the capital and largest city of province. Medan isn't a tourist destination, but it's a convenient stepping stone to other places like the 'weekend getaway' , the island of , Malaysia, and the popular, beautiful crater lake, .

Notable Places in the Area

Aerodrome
Soewondo Air Force Base is the former which was the principal airport… Photo: Wikimedia, GFDL.

Museum
Maimoon Palace or is an istana of the Sultanate of Deli and a well-known landmark in Medan, the capital city of , . Photo: Mimihitam, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a two-story mansion in Medan, , built by Tjong A Fie a Hakka… Photo: Pratyeka, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hindu temple
is Medan's oldest Hindu Temple. Photo: Pratyeka, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a town and district of in the province of North Sumatra, .

Medan

Latitude
3.5833° or 3° 35' north
Longitude
98.6667° or 98° 40' east
Open Location Code
6MMWHMM8+8M
Population
2,100,000
IATA airport code
MES
United Nations Location Code
ID MES
Elevation
26 metres (85 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 267554214
Geo­Names ID
1214520
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Kuta Mèdan
  • Achinese: Mèdan
  • Afrikaans: Medan
  • Arabic: Medan
  • Arabic: ميدان
  • Armenian: Մեդան
  • Azerbaijani: Medan
  • Balinese: Médan
  • Basque: Medan
  • Belarusian: Медан
  • Belarusian: Мэдан
  • Bengali: মেদান
  • Bulgarian: Медан
  • Burmese: မယ်ဒန်မြို့
  • Catalan: Medan
  • Cebuano: Medan
  • Chechen: Медан
  • Chinese: Medan Chhī
  • Chinese: 棉兰
  • Chinese: 棉蘭
  • Czech: Medan
  • Danish: Medan
  • Dutch: Medan
  • Esperanto: Medano
  • Estonian: Medan
  • Fijian: Medan
  • Finnish: Medan
  • French: Medan
  • Frisian: Medan (stêd)
  • Frisian: Medan
  • Gallegan: Medan
  • German: Medan
  • Gorontalo: Kota Medan
  • Greek: Μεντάν
  • Gujarati: મેદાન
  • Hausa: Medan
  • Hebrew: מדן
  • Hindi: मॆदान्
  • Hindi: मेडन
  • Hindi: मेदन
  • Hungarian: Medan
  • Ido: Medan
  • Indonesian: Kota Medan
  • Indonesian: Medan
  • Interlingue: Medan
  • Italian: Medan
  • Japanese: メダン
  • Javanese: Kutha Medan
  • Javanese: Kutha Médan
  • Kalaallisut: Medan
  • Kannada: ಮೆಡಾನ್
  • Kannada: ಮೆದಾನ್
  • Kirghiz: Медан
  • Korean: 메단
  • Latvian: Medana
  • Lithuanian: Medanas
  • Malagasy: Kota Medan
  • Malay (generic): Medan
  • Malayalam: മേഡൻ
  • Maori: Medan
  • Marathi: मेदान
  • Min Nan Chinese: Medan
  • Minangkabau: Kota Medan
  • Nias: Kota sotöi Medan
  • Norwegian: Medan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Medan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Medan
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Medan
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Медан
  • Persian: مدان
  • Polish: Medan
  • Portuguese: Medan
  • Portuguese: Medã
  • Romanian: Medan, Indonezia
  • Russia Buriat: Медан
  • Russian: Медан
  • Scots: Medan
  • Serbian: Медан
  • Sinhalese: මේඩන්
  • Slovak: Medan
  • Spanish: Medan
  • Swahili (generic): Medan
  • Swedish: Medan
  • Tagalog: Medan
  • Tamil: மெடான்
  • Tamil: மேடான்
  • Tatar: Медан
  • Telugu: మెడన్
  • Thai: เมดัน
  • Thai: เมดาน
  • Turkish: Medan
  • Ukrainian: Медан
  • Urdu: مدان
  • Uzbek: Medan
  • Veps: Medan
  • Vietnamese: Medan
  • Waray (Philippines): Medan
  • Welsh: Medan
  • Western Panjabi: میدان ، انڈونیشیا
  • Wu Chinese: 棉兰
  • Yue Chinese: 棉蘭

Other Places Named Medan

  • North Sumatra, Indonesia
  • Locality in Trentino, Trentino-Alto Adige
  • Village in Île-de-France, France

In the Area

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