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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Latest Properties for Sale in Perak

Single storey corner house menglembu buntong jaya

Single storey ...

Buntong, Perak

1540 sqft

RM 230,000

taman medan lahat baru

taman medan ...

Lahat, Perak

1300 sqft

RM 130,000

TAMAN CEMPAKA

TAMAN CEMPAKA

TAMAN CEMPAKA, Taman Cempaka Ipoh, Perak

RM 110,000

Bercham NOVA double storey semi-D

Bercham NOVA ...

Bercham, Perak

2700 sqft

RM 665,000

taman kledang emas

taman kledang ...

taman kledang emas, Ipoh, Perak

1300 sqft

RM 230,000

TAMAN KINTA GOPENG

TAMAN KINTA ...

Gopeng, Perak

2275 sqft

RM 388,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Perak

Prima Condominium

Prima Condominium

Prima Condominium Lebuh Lasam, Ipoh, Perak

1100 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

169,Hala Lapangan Perdana 8 Panorama Lapangan Perd

169,Hala Lapangan ...

169 Hala Lapangan Perdana 8 Panorama Lapangan, Ipoh, ...

RM 750 / month

25 Laluan Lapangan Siber 7 Bandar Cyber

25 Laluan Lapangan ...

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

RM 800 / month

Rayaria Condominium

Rayaria Condominium

Jalan Teh Hian Tat, Ipoh, Perak

1120 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Taman Kaya Shatin (SG)

Taman Kaya ...

Jalan Batik Taman Kaya Shatin, Pasir ...

RM 2,000 / month

Taman Perpaduan Koperasi, Ipoh, Sunway, Tambun

Taman Perpaduan ...

Jalan Perpaduan Koperasi 1, Ipoh, Perak

1300 sqft

RM 800 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital :
Ipoh

Royal capital :
Kuala Kangsar

Sultan :
Sultan Nazrin Shah

Menteri Besar :
Zambry Abdul Kadir (BN)

Total Area :
21,035 km2 (8,122 sq mi)

Total Population (2010) :
2,258,428

Density :
110/km2 (280/sq mi)

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