West Coast

The West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia includes states which have their coastlines along the Straits of Malacca. This part of the peninsular is more urban and developed than the more Malay, Muslim and rural .

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, called KL by locals, is 's federal capital and largest city at 6.5 million. Photo: extrumedia, CC BY 2.0.

, also known by its Arabic honorific Darul Ehsan, or "Abode of Sincerity", is one of the 13 states of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, renowned as the Pearl of the Orient, is a state on the west coast of Peninsular . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, the fourth largest of 's thirteen states in area, after Sarawak, Sabah and Pahang, is on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is a state in the northern part of the West Coast of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Strait of . Photo: Irhuzi, CC0.

is a state in which lies on the western coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the northern-most and smallest state of . Photo: mdpai, CC BY 2.0.

, an "Intelligent Garden City" and the federal administrative capital of , is a showcase city under construction some 30 km south of the capital . Photo: Cccefalon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is more than 50 km from the capital city of . Photo: Yosri, CC BY 2.5.

West Coast

Latitude of center
4.3° or 4° 18' north
Longitude of center
101.3° or 101° 18' east

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 西海岸 (马来西亚)
  • Chinese: 西海岸
  • English: West Coast (Malaysia)
  • French: Côte ouest
  • French: Côte ouest (Malaisie)
  • Italian: Malesia Occidentale
  • Ukrainian: Вест-Кост
  • Ukrainian: Західне Узбережжя

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