Jelutong is a suburb of in , . Located south of the Pinang River, Jelutong has been inhabited since as early as the late 18th century, when traders from and settled around the area.It was once notorious as a turf for gangsters and triads until the 1980s, when urbanisation transformed the area into a residential suburb of George Town.

Notable Places in the Area

Lam Wah Ee Hospital is a 700 bedded tertiary acute care hospital located at 141 Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim, , .

, abbreviated as LWENC, is a private nursing college located in , , affiliated to .

The or Masjid Negeri Pulau Pinang is a located at Jalan Masjid Negeri in , , . is situated 2½ km northwest of Jelutong. Photo: Balou46, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Apartment building
is a shopping mall at , a southern suburb of in , .

Localities in the Area

is a suburb of in , . Photo: arches, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a residential neighbourhood within the city of in , . Photo: Vnonymous, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a residential neighbourhood along the Pinang River within the city of in , . Photo: arches, CC BY-SA 3.0.


5.3873° or 5° 23' 14.4" north
100.3146° or 100° 18' 52.4" east
Open Location Code
4 metres (13 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249663853
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 日落洞
  • English: Jelutong, Penang
  • Malay (generic): Jelutong
  • Vietnamese: Jelutong

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