Perak

Perak is the second largest state in Peninsular Malaysia, after Pahang. Its neighbours include 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. The state’s capital is Ipoh and royal capital is Kuala Kangsar.

In the early 1900s, Perak was famous for its tin-mining industry, notably in Lembah Kinta. However, the tin mines have since been exhausted and other industries such as tourism, manufacturing and agriculture have become major income contributors to the state. Some of the popular tourist sites in this state include Kellie’s Castle, Pangkor Island and several waterfalls and jungle trekking spots.

The property profile in Perak is diverse. Common commercial properties found mostly in towns include office blocks, shop-office units, shopping complexes and industrial lots. Residential properties in this state are terraced houses, semi-detached houses, bungalows, flat, apartments and condominiums.

Residents of Perak experience warm and sunny weather with occasional rain, which is typical of the tropical climate, throughout the year. Temperatures do not fluctuated greatly. It can go as low as mid-20 ˚C at night to mid-30˚C during the day. Heavy rainfall can be expected during the months of October to April.

More than half of Perak’s population is Malay. Other major ethnic groups are Chinese and Indian. Rebana Perak, a hand-held drum, is a famous traditional musical instrument of Perak. Cultural dances include tarian dabus, tarian bubu and belotah. Ipoh is known for its sar hor fun and Hainanese chicken rice. Tambun’s pomelos are also famous throughout the country. Lemang is a popular local Malay delicacy made from glutinous rice cooked in a bamboo tube. Another popular Malay dish is tempoyak, a durian extract which is preserved and kept in an urn.

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TAMAN PULAI HEIGHTS SEMI-D

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Jalan Putra Heights 1, Ipoh, Perak

RM 450,000

JALAN CHOW KAI TAMAN CANNING

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jalan chow kai taman canning, Ipoh, ...

RM 680,000

KLEBANG IMPIAN SINGLE STOREY CLUSTER HOUSE

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71 Klebang Impian 7, Kelebang, Perak

2010 sqft

RM 340,000

TAMAN PERMAI JAYA SUNGKAI PERAK

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PERSIARAN PERMAI JAYA, Sungkai, Perak

RM 158,000

TAMAN GIORGIO @ BANDAR CYBER

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38 lapanagan perdana 35, Ipoh, Perak

RM 468,000

TAMAN RIMBA TAMBUN

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persiaran desa tambun 2c, Tambun, Perak

RM 225,000

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MENGLEMBU - TAMAN RASI JAYA

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Laluan Rasi Jaya 2 Taman Rasi Jaya, ...

2000 sqft

RM 600 / month

Double Storey Bungalow at Station18

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Ipoh, Perak

RM 3,300 / month

Haven Lakeside Residence

Haven Lakeside ...

Ipoh, Perak

1172 sqft

RM 2,200 / month

Single Storey at Ipoh Garden East

Single Storey ...

Ipoh, Perak

RM 1,100 / month

The Haven Lakeside Residences

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- Persiaran Lembah Perpaduan, Tambun, Ipoh, Ipoh, ...

1418 sqft

RM 3,300 / month

Montbleu Residence Sunway City Ipoh

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Ipoh, Perak

RM 2,700 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital : Ipoh

Royal capital : Kuala Kangsar

Sultan : Sultan Azlan Shah

Menteri Besar : Zambry Abdul Kadir (UMNO)

Total Area : 21,035 km2 (8,122 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) : 2,258,268

Density : 110/km2 (280/sq mi)

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