Central is an adjective usually referring to being in the centre.Central may also refer to:

Directions and generalised locations

* Central Africa, a region in the centre of Africa continent, also known as Middle Africa
* Central America, a region in the centre of America continent
* Central Asia, a region in the centre of Eurasian continent
* Central Australia, a region of the Australian continent
* Central Europe, a region of the European continent
* Central United States, a region of the United States of America
* Central Belt, an area in the centre of Scotland
* Central Region, a region of Scotland

pecific locations


* Central African Republic, a country in Africa

tates and provinces

* Blue Nile, Sudan or Central, a state in Sudan
* Central Province, Zambia
* Central Province, Sri Lanka
* Central Province (Solomon Islands)
* Central Province (Kenya)

Cities and districts

;United States
* Central, Alaska
* Central, California
* Central, Indiana
* Central, Louisiana
* Central Township, Merrick County, Nebraska
* Central, South Carolina
* Central, Tennessee
* Central, Utah

;Other nations
* Central District Municipality, a district in North West, South Africa
* Central, Hong Kong
* Central and Western District, Hong Kong
* Central, New South Wales, Australia

Train stations and lines

* Central (MTR), an MTR station in Hong Kong
* Central railway station, Sydney, Australia
* Central railway station, Brisbane, Australia
* Chennai Central, a railway station in India
* Glasgow Central, the main railway station is Glasgow.
* Central (CTA), stations on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system
** Central (CTA Purple Line)
** Central (CTA Green Line)
* Central Line, on the London Underground
* Tsentralna (Dnipropetrovsk Metro) ("central"), a station on the Dnipropetrovsk Metro
* Hauptbahnhof (English: Central Train Station)


* Rosario Central, a football (soccer) club in Argentina
* Central Córdoba de Santiago del Estero, a football (soccer) club in Argentina
* Central Sport Club, a football (soccer) club in Brazil
* Central United, a football (soccer) club in New Zealand


* Central (home improvement store), a home improvement store chain located in Nova Scotia, Canada
* Central Group, a department store company in Thailand
* Central Independent Television, the ITV company formed from ATV
* Central Trains, a former UK train operating company owned by National Express Group


* Central Time zone, in North America
* Central College, in Iowa, US
* Central High School (disambiguation), a common name for high schools
* Central People's Government, the communist government of the People's Republic of China
* Central School of Speech and Drama, London
* Central, a fictional angel in Jack (webcomic)
* The Central, a commercial and residential building in Singapore
* Central (Hypermarket), a retail chain of the Pantaloon Group
* MediaCorp TV12 Central, a TV channel in Singapore

ee also

* Central (subnational entity), a list of all subnational entities with Centre or Central as their name.

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  • central — central, ale, aux [ sɑ̃tral, o ] adj. et n. • 1377; lat. centralis, de centrum I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ Qui est au centre, qui a rapport au centre. Point central, partie centrale. L Europe, l Asie centrale. Quartier central d une ville. Nef, porte centrale.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Central — Central, das englische Wort für zentral, bezeichnet Folgendes: Verwaltungseinheiten (Provinzen, Distrikte etc.): Central District (Botsuana) in Botsuana Provinz Central (Kenia) in Kenia Central Region (Ghana) in Ghana Zentralregion (Malawi) in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Central — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Central es un adjetivo que hace referencia a lo que está en el centro. Central también puede referirse a; Contenido 1 Geografía 1.1 Países 1.2 …   Wikipedia Español

  • central — adjetivo 1. Que está en el centro o entre dos extremos: zona central, punto central, América Central. 2. Que es el fundamento o lo más importante o esencial de una cosa: El punto central de la cuestión es el siguiente. No hemos llegado todavía al …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • central — CENTRÁL, Ă, centrali, e, adj., s.f. I. adj. 1. Care se află (aproximativ) în centru, în mijloc; care provine dintr un centru. 2. fig. Care ocupă o poziţie principală, care constituie un nucleu în jurul căruia se grupează elementele secundare. ♦… …   Dicționar Român

  • central — (Del lat. centrālis). 1. adj. Perteneciente o relativo al centro. 2. Que está en el centro físico. U. t. en sent. fig.) 3. Dicho de un lugar: Que está entre dos extremos. América Central. 4. Que ejerce su acción sobre todo un campo o territorio.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • central — UK US /ˈsentrəl/ adjective ► main or important: be central to sth »Offshore production is central to the strategies of some of the world s most powerful businesses. »Communication plays a central role in developing trust within an organization. ► …   Financial and business terms

  • Central — Central, AK U.S. Census Designated Place in Alaska Population (2000): 134 Housing Units (2000): 169 Land area (2000): 247.950847 sq. miles (642.189718 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.496112 sq. miles (3.874913 sq. km) Total area (2000): 249.446959… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • central — central, focal, pivotal are more closely comparable when they mean dominant or most important than when they refer to a literal or material point (as a center, focus, or pivot). Central applies to what is regarded as the center because more… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • central — central, ale (san tral, tra l ) adj. 1°   Qui est au centre, qui a rapport au centre. Les points centraux. Feu central, feu ou du moins très forte chaleur qui existe au centre de la terre. 2°   Par extension, province centrale, quartier central,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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