Butterworth is the main town on the mainland side of state in . Smaller, more industrial and practical, Butterworth does not have any of the atmosphere which across the Penang Straits has.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
The railway station is a railway station located at and named after the town of , . Photo: Slleong, CC0.

The is a in , , Malaysia. Photo: Hajotthu, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Queen Victoria Memorial in , is a monument to Queen Victoria, begun after her death, located at the Penang Chinese Recreation Club.

The Esplanade is a waterfront location in the heart of , , . Photo: Vnonymous, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburb in the city of Seberang Perai, , .

is the capital city of the state of . Photo: Gp song, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an urban settlement in the city of Seberang , , . Photo: Vnonymous, CC BY-SA 4.0.


5.4082° or 5° 24' 29.5" north
100.3697° or 100° 22' 11" east
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6 metres (20 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: بتروورث
  • Bengali: বাটারওর্থ, পেনাং
  • Cebuano: Butterworth
  • Chinese: 北海 (马来西亚)
  • Chinese: 北海
  • Chinese: 威省北海
  • Danish: Butterworth
  • Dutch: Butterworth
  • English: Butterworth, Seberang Perai
  • Esperanto: Butterworth
  • Finnish: Butterworth, Penang
  • German: Butterworth
  • Greek: Μπάτεργουορθ
  • Gujarati: બટરવર્થ, પેનાંગ
  • Hindi: बटरवर्थ
  • Icelandic: Butterworth (Penang)
  • Indonesian: Butterworth, Penang
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Butterworth (Malaysia)
  • Italian: Butterworth
  • Japanese: バターワース (ペナン州)
  • Japanese: バターワース
  • Kannada: ಬಟರ್ವರ್ತ್, ಪೆನಾಂಗ್
  • Korean: 버터워스
  • Latvian: Batervorta, Penanga
  • Lithuanian: Bagan Džaja
  • Lithuanian: Batervortas
  • Malay: Butterworth, Pulau Pinang
  • Malay: Butterworth
  • Marathi: बटरवर्थ, पेनॅंग
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Butterworth, Penang
  • Persian: باتروورت
  • Polish: Butterworth (Penang)
  • Polish: Butterworth
  • Russian: Баттерворт
  • Russian: Баттеруэрт
  • Sinhala: බටර්වර්ත්, පෙනන්ග්
  • Swedish: Butterworth, Penang
  • Tamil: கோலப்புறை
  • Tamil: பட்டர்வொர்த்
  • Telugu: బట్టర్వర్త్, పెనాంగ్
  • Thai: บัตเตอร์เวิร์ท
  • Turkish: Butterworth, Penang
  • Ukrainian: Баттерворт
  • Urdu: بوتتیروورتھ ، پینانج
  • Urdu: بٹرورتھ، پینانگ
  • Vietnamese: Butterworth, Thành phố đảo Penang
  • Yue Chinese: 北海 (檳城)

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