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.

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2 storey terrace, Desaria, Sg Ara

2 storey terrace, ...

Sungai Ara, Penang

2400 sqft

RM 1,000,000

Desaria, 2 storeys terrace, Sg Ara

Desaria, 2 storeys ...

Sungai Ara, Penang

2400 sqft

RM 1,000,000

Alila Horizons Condominium

Alila Horizons ...

- Lorong Kejora, OFF Lorong Lembah Permai 8, ...

1421 sqft

RM 898,000

Penhill Perdana Condominium

Penhill Perdana ...

- Hill Railway Road, Ayer Itam, Penang

1300 sqft

RM 720,000

Alila Horizons Condominium

Alila Horizons ...

- Lorong Kejora, OFF Lorong Lembah Permai 8, ...

1421 sqft

RM 900,000

Summerton Bayan Indah

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Jalan Aziz Ibrahim, Bayan Lepas, Bayan ...

2356 sqft

RM 1,700,000

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18 Medan Lumba Kuda, Greenlane, Penang

2120 sqft

RM 4,000 / month

Puteri Indah

Puteri Indah

3A & 3B Lorong Mayang Pasir 3, Bayan ...

850 sqft

RM 1,200 / month

Mutiara Indah

Mutiara Indah

Cangkat Bukit Gambi Off Jalan Bukit ...

700 sqft

RM 800 / month

BJ Court Condominium

BJ Court ...

- Jalan Rumbia, Bukit Jambul, Penang

700 sqft

RM 1,100 / month

Mawar Apartment

Mawar Apartment

- Jalan Bukit Kecil, Taman Sri Nibong, ...

600 sqft

RM 1,300 / month

Birch Regency - Times Square

Birch Regency ...

- Jalan Dato Keramat, Georgetown, Penang

1050 sqft

RM 2,500 / 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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