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 — Cen tral, a. [L. centralis, fr. centrum: cf. F. central. See {Center}.] Relating to the center; situated in or near the center or middle; containing the center; of or pertaining to the parts near the center; equidistant or equally accessible from …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Central — Cen tral, ||Centrale Cen*tra le, n. [NL. centrale, fr. L. centralis.] (Anat.) The central, or one of the central, bones of the carpus or or tarsus. In the tarsus of man it is represented by the navicular. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • central — I. adjective Etymology: Latin centralis, from centrum center Date: 1647 1. containing or constituting a center 2. of primary importance ; essential, principal < the central character of the novel > 3. a. situated at, in, or near t …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • CENTRAL — ALE. adj. Qui est dans le centre, qui a rapport au centre. Point centrai. Éclipse centrale.   Feu central, se dit Du feu que quelques philosophes ont cru être au centre de la terre.  Force centrale, se dit, en Physique, de La force par laquelle… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • Central Europe — Central European states and historic lands at times associated with the region Central Europe or alternatively Middle Europe is a region of the European continent lying between the variously defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. The term… …   Wikipedia

  • Central Asia — Area 4,003,400 km2 (1,545,721 sq mi)[1] Population 61,551,945 …   Wikipedia

  • Central, Hong Kong — Central Central as viewed from Tsim Sha Tsui, on the opposite side of Victoria Harbour Traditional Chinese 中環 …   Wikipedia

  • Central Coast (New South Wales) — Central Coast New South Wales Population: 297,956[1] (9th) • Density …   Wikipedia

  • Central Station (disambiguation) — Central Station can refer to:*Central station, the main railway station in a city.Railway stationsA central station is generally the principal passenger railway station of major towns and cities which have multiple stations.*Central railway… …   Wikipedia

  • Central High School — is a common name for high schools in the United States. Some Central High Schools (sorted by state) include:: NRHP = listed on the National Register of Historic Places Alabama* Central High School (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)Arizona* Central High School …   Wikipedia

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