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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

The Residence @ Kampar

The Residence @ ...

Kampar, Perak

1099 sqft

RM 338,000

Industrial land at Kg Kepayang

Industrial land ...

Kampong Kepayang, Perak

RM 4,500,000

1. 1/2 sty bungalow factory in Bercham for sale

1. 1/2 sty bungalow ...

Hala Peridustrian Bercham 2 Taman Utama, Ipoh, ...

2400 sqft

RM 1,000,000

The Haven Lakeside Residences

The Haven ...

- Persiaran Lembah Perpaduan, Tambun, Ipoh, Ipoh, ...

1172 sqft

RM 750,000

2sty Superlink Bandar Baru Sri Klebang, Chemor, Perak

2sty Superlink ...

Sri Klebang D/3, Kelebang, Perak

RM 380,000

Garden Villa, Sunway City Ipoh

Garden Villa, ...

Ipoh, Perak

2200 sqft

RM 580,000

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Se7en @Thompson Residences condo for let

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Jalan Tun Dr Ismail ipoh, Ipoh, ...

1600 sqft

RM 3,500 / month

Majestic Tower Ipoh

Majestic Tower ...

Ipoh, Perak

787 sqft

RM 1,800 / month

Skyhomes Panorama Tambun Perdana

Skyhomes Panorama ...

- Laluan Tambun Perdana 12, Panorama Tambun Perdana, ...

980 sqft

RM 1,500 / month

Fair Park

Fair Park

68 Lebuh Pearl Taman Pearl, Ipoh, Perak

2000 sqft

RM 400 / month

R&R Studio Apartment

R&R ...

YMCA OF IPOH No.211 ,Jalan Raja ...

500 sqft

RM 1,100 / month

R&R Studio Apartment

R&R ...

YMCA OF IPOH No.211 ,Jalan Raja ...

400 sqft

RM 1,000 / 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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