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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2.5 Storey Terrace House @ Lapangan Perdana Botani

2.5 Storey Terrace ...

Lapangan Perdana, Ipoh, Perak

2650 sqft

RM 320,000

Single Storey Terrace@Gunung Rapat

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Taman Gunung View, Gunung Rapat, Perak

1150 sqft

RM 135,000

23/9/2014 LELONG Lawan Kuda Bharu GOPENG

23/9/2014 LELONG Lawan ...

No.121-A Jln 2/1, Lawan Kuda Bharu, ...

RM 170,000

Desa Pulai Jaya Simpang Pulai Ipoh

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Simpang Pulai, Perak

2178 sqft

RM 290,000

Jalan Foo Choong Nyit, Greentown, Ipoh Town Centre

Jalan Foo ...

Jalan Foo Choong Nyit, Ipoh, Perak

RM 140.00

Kledang Heights, Kledang Hill, Menglembu

Kledang Heights, ...

Menglembu, Menglembu, Perak

4406 sqft

RM 950,000

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2 storey house at Tmn Perpaduan Koperasi,Tambun fo

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Taman Perpaduan Koperasi, Ipoh, Perak

RM 1,700 / month

double storey corner bungalow at klebang impian ch

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2 jalan klebang impian 7 klebang impian ,chemor, ...

5888 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

single storey bungalow at Lebuh Lasam,Ipoh

single storey ...

1 lebuh lasam ipoh, Ipoh, Perak

RM 3,000 / month

2 storey bungalow at Jln bongor , Pasirputeh

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49A Jalan Bongor, Ipoh, Perak

RM 3,500 / month

Residential Land along Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah

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6578 Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Ipoh, Perak

RM 3,600 / month

tasik lavendar

tasik lavendar

115 taman lavendar kuala kangsar, Kuala Kangsar, ...

120 sqft

RM 700 / month

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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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