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.

Areas in Perak

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Latest Properties for Sale in Perak

Ampang, Ipoh,Residential Land With Resort Building

Ampang, Ipoh,...

Ampang Ipoh, Ampang, Perak

RM 6,000,000

Lelong 30Oct, Highland Park, Kuala Kangsar

Lelong 30Oct, ...

No. 1, Highland Park, Kuala Kangsar, 33000, Perak, ...

5776 sqft

RM 240,000

Taman Kledang Permai

Taman Kledang ...

Kledang Permai 5 Taman kledang Permai, Menglembu, ...

RM 690,000

Taman Indah Sakti, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Taman Indah ...

Ipoh, Perak

2100 sqft

RM 330,000

Double storey at Ipoh Grove Ipoh

Double storey ...

Jln Grove Taman Grove Ipoh, Ipoh, ...

1540 sqft

RM 168,000

Double storey corner at Bdr Lahat Baru Ipoh

Double storey ...

Persiaran Lahat Baru 4 Bdr Lahat Baru ...

2160 sqft

RM 208,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Perak

Sunway City Ipoh Garden Villa

Sunway City ...

Garden Villa Sunway City Ipoh, Ipoh, ...

2200 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

Permai Lakeview Apartment

Permai Lakeview ...

Permai Lakeview, Ipoh, Perak

732 sqft

RM 750 / month

S/S ...


RM 700 / month

Taman Anda Baru

Taman Anda ...

jalan tasek barat 3A, Ipoh, Perak

RM 1,100 / month

Venice Manjung Perak

Venice Manjung ...

Venice Manjung, Manjung, Perak

1400 sqft

RM 4,500 / month

Taman Perak

Taman Perak

Lintasan Perajurit 2, Ipoh, Perak

RM 1,380 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital :

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) :

Density :
110/km2 (280/sq mi)

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