Penang is located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. This state is composed of two parts – Penang Island and Seberang Perai which is on the mainland. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia in area after Perlis. This state is neighbouring Perak to its south and Kedah to its north. George Town is the state’s capital.

Despite its small size, Penang is one of the most developed states in Malaysia and it is also a thriving tourist destination with its beautiful beaches in Batu Ferringhi, Tanjung Bungah and Teluk Bahang as well as scenic islands such as Pulau Aman and Pulau Jerejak. Penang Bridge is the iconic landmark of this state. The inner city of George Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you will find many colonial buildings.

Many modern buildings can also be found in this state. Commercial space includes office blocks, shop-office units, shopping complexes and industrial lots. Landed properties are terraced houses, semi-detached houses and bungalows. High-rise residences such as apartments and condominiums are becoming very popular especially along the coastal areas with spectacular sea view. Penang’s property market promises great prospects with the state’s highly urbanised and industrialised status.

Like the rest of Malaysia, Penang experiences tropical climate. For most parts of the year, the weather is sunny. Heavy rainfall is expected during the Southwest Monsoon season which starts from April to September. Daily temperatures can range from 23 to 32˚C.

The Penang State Symphony Orchestra and Chorus supports the local youth orchestra. This state is also home to Boria, a form of Malay song and dance. Known as the food capital of Malaysia, Penang offers a wide array of street food. These cuisines such as asam laksa, cendol, char kuay teow and roti canai, reflect influences from various ethnic groups including Malay, Chinese, Indian and Nyonya.

Areas in Penang

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Latest Properties for Sale in Penang

Sierra Residences

Sierra Residences

Jalan Fettes, Off Jalan Paya Terubong, ...

1182 sqft

RM 580,000

Sunny Ville Condominium

Sunny Ville ...

1 Jalan Batu Uban, Batu Uban, Penang

1000 sqft

RM 475,000

Taman Lone Pine (Medium Low Cost)

Taman Lone ...

- Block 21-23, Lebuhraya Thean Teik, Paya ...

700 sqft

RM 340,000

The View Condominium (Twin Towers)

The View ...

- Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Gelugor, Penang

2000 sqft

RM 1,500,000

Sri Kristal

Sri Kristal

- Lengkok Angsana, Bandar Baru Farlim, Ayer ...

860 sqft

RM 400,000

Jalan Fettes

Jalan Fettes

Tanjung Tokong, Penang

1980 sqft

RM 2,700,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Penang

Birch Regency - Times Square

Birch Regency ...

- Jalan Dato Keramat, Georgetown, Penang

1050 sqft

RM 4,000 / month

Mar Vista

Mar Vista

1 Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang

850 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Marina Bay Condominium

Marina Bay ...

78 Jalan Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

1300 sqft

RM 2,500 / month

Mutiara Villa Condominium

Mutiara Villa ...

35 Jalan Bagan Jermal, Georgetown, Penang

1200 sqft

RM 2,500 / month



- Persiaran Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang

1307 sqft

RM 3,000 / month



- Seri Tanjung Pinang, Tanjung Tokong, Tanjung ...

1137 sqft

RM 3,900 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital :
George Town

Total Area :
1,048 km2 (405 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) :

Density :
1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)

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