Penang

Penang, renowned as the Pearl of the Orient, is a state on the of Peninsular . Geographically, the state consists of Pulau Pinang, or Penang Island, and Seberang Perai, the mainland strip facing the island, which are separated by a small stretch of the Strait of Malacca.

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

is a beach town in Penang, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is the main town on the mainland side of Penang state in . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

, is a town in central Penang Island. Located west of , 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.

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is the administrative centre of the city of Seberang Perai in Penang, . Photo: Bktung, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is located in Seberang Perai Selatan district of Penang. Photo: Vnonymous, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in Penang, . The area makes up the south-east region of Pulau Pinang… Photo: Cmglee, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in Penang, . Along with the surrounding area, literally makes up the backcountry of the island, offering a laidback kampung lifestyle, with rice paddies and fruit farms scattered throughout. Photo: Cmglee, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, also known as Simpang Empat, is a small town in the district of South Seberang Perai, in the state of Penang, . Photo: Dreamtrooper, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a neighbourhood in the city of Seberang Perai, Penang, . Photo: Vnonymous, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Island
, is the main constituent island of the Malaysian state of Penang.

Tourist attraction
The is a Buddhist temple situated in , Penang, . is situated 3 km northeast of Penang. Photo: Arne mueseler, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

University
Universiti Sains Malaysia is a university in . is situated 5 km southeast of Penang. Photo: Dnydegger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a southern suburb of in Penang, . is situated 6 km east of Penang. Photo: Aurora, CC BY 2.0.

Suburb
is a residential neighbourhood within the city of in the Malaysian state of Penang. is situated 5 km south of Penang. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Town
is a town in Penang, . Along with the surrounding area, literally makes up the backcountry of the island, offering a laidback kampung lifestyle, with rice paddies and fruit farms scattered throughout. is situated 4½ km southwest of Penang. Photo: Cmglee, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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