Perlis

perlis

Perlis is the smallest state in Malaysia. Its capital is Kangar and the royal capital is Arau. It inhabits around 227,025 people. The formal name of Perlis is Perlis Indera Kayangan and was called Palit by the Siamese. Perlis is popular for its snake farm and research center at Sungai Batu Pahat and Gua Kelam.

Location
It lies on the northern part of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It has the Satun and Songkhla provinces of Thailand on its northern border. Also, it is bordered by the state of Kedah to the South.

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Perak

Perak

Perak is one of the thirteen states of Malaysia. It is one of the second largest states in Peninsular Malaysia. Its capital is Ipoh and inhabits approximately 2,258,428 people. Its official name is Perak Darul Ridzuan or Perak (the Abode of Grace).

Location
It borders Kedah and the Thai Yala Province to the north, Penang to the northwest, Kelantan and Pahang to the east, Selangor to the south and the straits of Malacca to the west.

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Pahang

pahang

Pahang is the third largest state in Malaysia after the Sarawak and Sabah. It is largest also in Peninsular Malaysia. It inhabits approximately 1,443,365 people. Its capital is Kuantan and the royal seat is Pekan.

Location
This state is bordered to the north by Kelantan, to the west by Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, to the south by Johor and to the east by Terengganu and the South China Sea. Also, it occupies the largest area of  the Peninsular River Basin.

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Negeri Sembilan

Negeri Sembilan

Negeri Sembilan is one of the Malaysia’s states. The name of the this state was derived from the nine villages or Nagari in the Minangkabu language. Its capital is Seremban and have a population of approximately 997,071.

Location
It lies on the western coast of Peninsular Malaysia just south of Kuala Lumpur and borders Selangor on the north, Pahang in the east and Malacca and Johor to the south.

Religion
In Negeri Sembilan, different kinds of religion are performed by the people such as Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Chinese Ethnic, etc.. Each community performed their own religion.

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Sarawak

Sarawak

Sarawak is one of the two Malaysian states on the island of Borneo. It is also known as Bumi Kenyalang (“Land of the Hornbills”). It is the largest Malaysian state. Its capital is Kuching. It inhabits around 2,420,009 people.

Location
It is situated on the northwest of the island that borders the Malaysian state of Sabah in the northeast, Indonesia to the south and surrounding Brunei. It stretches for over 750 kms along the northeast coastline of Borneo. It is separated from the Indonesian part of Borneo through the ranges of high hills and mountains.

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