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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18/9/14 15 Jln Kempas Tmn Pelangi Batu Gajah

18/9/14 15 Jln Kempas ...

15, Jalan Kempas, Taman Pelangi, Batu Gajah, ...

RM 35,000

18/9/14 40 Jln Dovenby 2/3 Tmn Dovenby Sg Siput

18/9/14 40 Jln Dovenby 2/3 ...

Taman Dovenby Fasa 2, Sungai Siput, Kuala ...

700 sqft

RM 32,805

18/9/14 1917 Jln Batu Sinar Tmn Bdr Baru Kampar

18/9/14 1917 Jln Batu ...

Taman Bandar Baru, Kampar, Kampar, Perak

1457 sqft

RM 180,000

18/9/14 15 Psn Buntong Jaya 26 Tmn Binaria Ipoh

18/9/14 15 Psn Buntong ...

Persiaran Buntong Jaya 26, Taman Binaria, Ipoh, ...

1355 sqft

RM 160,000

11/9/14 14, Taman Dovenby, Sungai Siput, Perak

11/9/14 14, Taman Dovenby, ...

14, Taman Dovenby, Sungai Siput, Perak, Kuala ...

864 sqft

RM 35,870

11/9/14 510, Jalan 9, Taman Tapah, Tapah

11/9/14 510, Jalan 9, Taman ...

510, Jalan 9, Taman Tapah, Tapah, Tasek , Perak

1840 sqft

RM 105,705

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17,Jalan Bunga Kala Taman Pinji Ipoh

17,Jalan Bunga ...

17 Jalan Bunga Kala Taman Pinji Ipoh, ...

RM 430 / month

12 Lal Kledang Timur 6 Bdr Baru Menglembu

12 Lal Kledang ...

12 Lal Kledang Timur 6 Bdr Baru Menglembu, ...

RM 380 / month

36 Lapangan Perdana 32

36 Lapangan Perdana 32

36 Lapangan Perdana 32, Ipoh, Perak

RM 900 / month

25 Laluan Lapangan Siber 7 Bandar Cyber

25 Laluan Lapangan ...

25 Laluan Lapangan Siber 7 Bandar Cyber, Ipoh, ...

RM 800 / month

Lingkaran Meru Valley

Lingkaran Meru ...

Lingkaran Meru Valley, Ipoh, Perak

914 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Homestay Station 18 Ipoh - Rental RM 320 Per/day

Homestay Station 18 ...

167 Jalan Pengkalan Barat 32, Ipoh, Perak

1200 sqft

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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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Malaysia States : Perak