George Town

George Town is the capital city of the state of . It is Malaysia's second largest city, with a population of about 708,000, with 2.4 million in the metro area, as of 2010.
Photo: Vnonymous, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Government office
The , in the city of George Town in , , is the state's tallest skyscraper and the eleventh-tallest building in Malaysia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a government gazetted heritage building located on Leith Street in George Town, , . Photo: Mahen Bala, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The formerly called the Sun Yat-sen Penang Base, is a museum in George Town, , . Photo: Chongkian, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a museum about Islam in George Town, , . Photo: Gryffindor, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

is the main town on the mainland side of state in . Photo: Arne mueseler, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

, is a town in central . Located west of George Town, is largely a suburban area home to the famous Penang Hill, or Bukit Bendera, and the gigantic Kek Lok Si Temple. Photo: Balou46, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a suburb of George Town in , . Photo: Gp song, CC BY-SA 3.0.

George Town

5.4146° or 5° 24' 52.4" north
100.3298° or 100° 19' 47.3" east
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IATA airport code
United Nations Location Codes
14 metres (46 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 205620850
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: George Town, Penang
  • Afrikaans: George Town
  • Arabic: George Town, Penang
  • Arabic: جورج تاون
  • Arabic: جورج تون
  • Arabic: جورجتون
  • Arabic: جُورج تَوْن
  • Asturian: George Town
  • Azerbaijani: Corctaun
  • Banjar: George Town
  • Banjar: Georgetown
  • Bengali: জর্জ টাউন
  • Burmese: ဂျော့ချ်တောင်း ၊ ပီနန်ပြည်နယ်
  • Burmese: ပီနန်မြို့
  • Catalan: George Town
  • Central Kurdish: جۆرج تاون، پێنانگ
  • Chinese: George Town
  • Chinese: 乔治市
  • Chinese: 佐治市
  • Chinese: 喬治市
  • Croatian: George Town, Penang
  • Croatian: George Town
  • Czech: George Town
  • Danish: George Town
  • Dutch: George Town
  • Dutch: Georgetown
  • Egyptian Arabic: جورج تاون
  • English: George Town, Penang
  • English: Georgetown
  • Esperanto: Ĝorĝtaŭno
  • Finnish: George Town
  • French: George Town
  • French: Georgetown
  • Georgian: ჯორჯტაუნი
  • German: George Town
  • Greek: Τζώρτζταουν
  • Gujarati: જ્યોર્જ ટાઉન
  • Hakka Chinese: George Town
  • Hakka Chinese: Khiâu-chhṳ-sṳ
  • Hausa: George Town, Penang
  • Hebrew: ג'ורג' טאון
  • Hebrew: גורג טאון
  • Hindi: जॉर्ज टाउन
  • Hungarian: George Town (Malajzia)
  • Hungarian: George Town
  • Indonesian: George Town, Penang
  • Indonesian: George Town
  • Indonesian: Georgetown , Pulau Pinang
  • Indonesian: Georgetown
  • Italian: George Town
  • Japanese: ジョージタウン
  • Kannada: ಜಾರ್ಜ್ ಟೌನ್
  • Korean: 조지타운
  • Latvian: Džordžtauna
  • Lithuanian: Džordžtaunas
  • Macedonian: Џорџ Таун
  • Maithili: जर्ज टाउन, पेनाङ
  • Malay: Bandaraya George Town
  • Malay: George Town, Pulau Pinang
  • Malay: George Town
  • Malay: Georgetown
  • Malayalam: ജോർജ്ജ് ടൗൺ, പെനങ്
  • Malayalam: ജോർജ്ജ് ടൗൺ
  • Marathi: जॉर्ज नगर
  • Min Nan Chinese: George Town
  • Nepali: जर्ज टाउन, पेनाङ
  • Nepali: जर्ज टाउन
  • Norwegian: George Town
  • Norwegian Bokmål: George Town
  • Occitan (post 1500): George Town
  • Pampanga: George Town, Penang
  • Pampanga: George Town
  • Persian: جرج تاون پنانگ
  • Polish: George Town
  • Portuguese: George Town
  • Portuguese: Penang
  • Russian: Джорджтаун
  • Scots: George Town, Penang
  • Scots: George Town
  • Serbian: Џорџтаун
  • Serbo-Croatian: George Town, Penang
  • Serbo-Croatian: George Town
  • Sinhala: ජෝර්ජ් ටවුන්
  • Slovak: George Town
  • South Azerbaijani: جورج تاون
  • Spanish: George Town
  • Spanish: Pinang
  • Swedish: George Town, Pinang
  • Swedish: George Town
  • Swedish: Georgetown
  • Tagalog: George Town, Penang
  • Tamil: ஜார்ஜ் டவுன், பினாங்கு
  • Tamil: ஜார்ஜ் டவுன்
  • Tamil: ஜோர்ஜ் டவுன்
  • Tamil: ஜோர்ஜ் நகரம்
  • Telugu: జార్జ్ నగరం
  • Thai: จอร์จทาวน์
  • Turkish: George Town
  • Ukrainian: Джорджтаун
  • Urdu: جارج ٹاؤن، پینانگ
  • Uzbek: Jorjtaun (shahar)
  • Uzbek: Jorjtaun
  • Vietnamese: George Town
  • Vietnamese: Penang
  • Vietnamese: Tanjung
  • Waray (Philippines): George Town
  • Waray (Philippines): Georgetown, Pulau Pinang
  • Waray (Philippines): Georgetown
  • Wu Chinese: 乔治市
  • Yue Chinese: 佐治市
  • Pinang George Town
  • जॉर्ज टाउन, पेनांग

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