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




RM 67,500

2 stry Terrace House @Jalan LakeVille

2 stry Terrace ...

Jalan LakeVille, Sri Iskandar, Perak

1650 sqft

RM 270,000

2.5 Storey Terrace House @ Lapangan Perdana Botani

2.5 Storey Terrace ...

Lapangan Perdana, Ipoh, Perak

2650 sqft

RM 368,000

2 Storey Terrace House @Jalan Suria 5

2 Storey Terrace ...

Jalan Suria 5, Ipoh, Perak

1880 sqft

RM 325,000

Taman Mas

Taman Mas

Taman Mas, Menglembu, Perak

2000 sqft

RM 285,000

Off Jalan Gopeng

Off Jalan ...

Off Jalan Gopeng, Ipoh, Perak

2000 sqft

RM 340,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Perak

Rayaria Condominium

Rayaria Condominium

Jalan Teh Hian Tat Off Jalan ...

1200 sqft

RM 1,400 / month

The Haven Lakeside Residences

The Haven ...

Persiaran Lembah Perpaduan, Ulu Kinta, Ulu ...

968 sqft

RM 2,400 / month

Kinta Riverfront

Kinta Riverfront

Jalan Lim Bo Seng, Ipoh, Perak

1200 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Laluan Sungai Senam

Laluan Sungai ...

Laluan Sungai Senam, Ipoh, Perak

RM 600 / month

Jalan Dato Mega Khas

Jalan Dato ...

Jalan Dato Mega Khas, Ipoh, Perak

RM 600 / month

Kampus West City, Kampar

Kampus West ...

kampar, Kampar, Perak

320 sqft

RM 300 / month

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Fast Fact

Capital :

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) :

Density :
110/km2 (280/sq mi)

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