Kuala Besut

Kuala Besut is a small town in , on the . It's mainly known for being the gateway to the , though it's a fairly cute town, with many murals, colourful hotels, and old-looking wooden buildings.
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is a mukim and capital of , , . is situated 3½ km south of Kuala Besut.

Kuala Besut

Latitude
5.8284° or 5° 49' 42.1" north
Longitude
102.5561° or 102° 33' 22" east
Open Location Code
6PQ4RHH4+8C
Population
153,000
United Nations Location Code
MY BST
Elevation
11 metres (36 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 369488653
Geo­Names ID
1736400
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: كوالا بسوت
  • Chinese: 勿述
  • Chinese: 瓜拉勿述
  • Dutch: Kuala Besut
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: كوالا بسوت
  • Esperanto: Kuala Besut
  • Indonesian: Kuala Besut
  • Malay (generic): Kampung Kuala Besut
  • Malay (generic): Kuala Besut
  • Malay (generic): Mukim Kuala Besut
  • Persian: کوآلا بسوت
  • Persian: کوالا بسوت
  • Polish: Kuala Besut
  • Russian: Куала-Бесут

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