Taiping is a town in state, . The name Taiping is made up of two Chinese characters 太 and 平. The discovery of tin deposits in the area in the 19th century attracted settlers from China, who were organised into two feuding groups around the Cantonese Ghee Hin society and the Hakka Hai San society.

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 218,000
  • IATA airport code: TPG
  • United Nations Location Code: MY TPG
  • Latitude: 4.85° or 4° 51' north
  • Longitude: 100.7333° or 100° 44' east
  • Elevation: 19 meters (62 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1734586

Other Names for Taiping

  • Chinese: 太平
  • Esperanto: Taipingo
  • French: Taiping
  • German: Taiping
  • Italian: Taiping
  • Japanese: タイピン
  • Korean: 타이핑
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Bandar Taiping
  • Russian: Тайпин
  • Spanish: Taiping
  • Tamil: தைப்பிங்
  • Taipeng

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