Manado (mänäˈdō) [key] or Menado mānäˈdō, town (1990 pop. 318,406), capital of Sulawesi Utara prov., on the northeast coast of Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is a trade center and seaport on an inlet of the Celebes Sea; exports include copra, coffee, spices, sugarcane, and lumber. In Manado is the Univ. of North and Central Sulawesi, as well as an extension facility of the Islamic Univ. of Indonesia.
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