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 George Town across the Penang Straits has.

Butterworth Map


  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 108,000
  • IATA airport code: BWH
  • United Nations Location Code: MY WOT
  • Latitude: 5.3991° or 5° 23' 56.8" north
  • Longitude: 100.3638° or 100° 21' 49.8" east
  • Elevation: 6 meters (20 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1735076

Other Names for Butterworth

  • Chinese: 北海
  • German: Butterworth
  • Italian: Butterworth
  • Japanese: バターワース
  • Korean: 버터워스
  • Lithuanian: Batervortas
  • Persian: باتروورت
  • Russian: Баттерворт
  • Tamil: கோலப்புறை
  • Thai: บัตเตอร์เวิร์ท

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