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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6/12-No.2-7-8,Seri Bestari Apt,Tmn Bahtera

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Jalan Bahtera Utama (Block 2), Tanjung Malim, ...

952 sqft

RM 45,000

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Taman Perpaduan Koperasi, Ipoh, Perak

RM 220,000

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Ipoh Garden South, Ipoh Garden, Perak

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RM 520,000

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Thomson Pine

Thomson Pine, Ipoh, Ipoh, Perak

2700 sqft

RM 580,000

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Bandar Lahat Mines, Lahat, Menglembu, Perak

2880 sqft

RM 385,000

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Impiana Flora

Impiana Flora, Ipoh., Ipoh, Perak

RM 1,080,000

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RM 1,300 / month

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RM 2,350 / month

SkyHome

SkyHome

Skyhome, Ipoh, Perak

1050 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

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Garden Villa

Garden Villa Sunway City Ipoh, Ipoh, ...

RM 1,850 / month

Ipoh Kiara Heights

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1200 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

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808 sqft

RM 1,750 / 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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