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

Bercham House For Sale

Bercham House ...

persiaran bercham selatan 26, Ipoh, Perak

2927 sqft

RM 450,000

Garden Villa, Sunway City Ipoh, Perak - 12 Feb

Garden Villa, ...

Jalan SCI 3/18, Ipoh, Perak

3274 sqft

RM 650,000

taman puteri indah, 35500 bidor, , 1 storey terrac

taman puteri ...

Bidor, Perak

1195 sqft

RM 48,000

taman tasek mewah, 30010 ipoh, , house Auction.

taman tasek ...

Ipoh, Perak

1540 sqft

RM 54,000

taman kledang, menglembu, 31450 ipoh, , 2 storey t

taman kledang, ...

Menglembu, Perak

1098 sqft

RM 28,600

medan bemban mesra, 31000 batu gajah, , 1 storey t

medan bemban ...

Batu Gajah, Perak

1195 sqft

RM 45,400

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Latest Properties for Rent in Perak

Ipoh Bungalow For Rent

Ipoh Bungalow ...

Solok Tambun, Ipoh, Perak

13000 sqft

RM 2,300 / month

Bandar Baru Tambun, 31400 Tambun, Perak, Malaysia

Bandar Baru ...

Ipoh, Perak

RM 4,500 / month

Prima Condo Ipoh, Ipoh Town, Greentown

Prima Condo ...

No 32 Jalan Raja DiHilir, Ipoh, Perak

1119 sqft

RM 1,700 / month

Riverside Residence, Meru Valley Golf Resort

Riverside Residence, ...

Meru, Perak

RM 6,500 / month

The Haven Lakeside Residences

The Haven ...

Persiaran Lembah Perpaduan Taman Lembah Perpaduan ...

968 sqft

RM 2,800 / month

Kuala Kangsar Road

Kuala Kangsar ...

Jalan Kuala Kangsar, Ipoh, Perak

RM 2,000 / 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)