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

30/12/2014 LELONG Taman Wang, MENGLEMBU Ipoh

30/12/2014 LELONG Taman ...

No.39, Lorong Kledang Utara 2, Taman Wang, ...

RM 220,000

23/12/2014 LELONG Taman Kota Jaya SIMPANG

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No.38, Lorong 7B, Taman Kota Jaya,, ...

RM 160,000

16/12/2014 LELONG Pinggir Pengkalan Permai IPOH

16/12/2014 LELONG Pinggir ...

No.4 Jln Pinggiran Pengkalan 1A Pinggiran ...

RM 1,450,000

11/12/2014 LELONG Tmn Desa Pengkalan LAHAT

11/12/2014 LELONG Tmn ...

No.14 Laluan Desa Pengkalan 8 Tmn Desa ...

RM 100,000

2/12/2014 LELONG Bandar Baru Fasa 2 SLIM RIVER

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No.PT 2693 Bandar Baru Fasa 2, Slim ...

RM 100,000

28/11/2014 LELONG Tmn Klebang Putra CHEMOR

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No.35 Jln Putra 3C, Tmn Klebang ...

RM 110,000

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Latest Properties for Rent in Perak

Taman Shatin (DL)

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Lebuh Shatin Taman Shatin, Pasir Puteh, ...

RM 650 / month

Taman Bercham Sinar (DL)

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Taman Bercham Sinar, Bercham, Perak

2080 sqft

RM 1,600 / month

Meru Valley Golf Country Club

Meru Valley ...

Meru Valley Golf Country Club, Meru, ...

1680 sqft

RM 2,500 / month

Taman Arkid

Taman Arkid

Lebuh Kledang Utara Taman Arkid, Menglembu, ...

RM 800 / month

Desa Tambun

Desa Tambun

Tambun, Perak

1200 sqft

RM 1,000 / month

The Parkview

The Parkview

Jalan Lapangan Raya, Gunung Rapat, Perak

2000 sqft

RM 750 / 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)

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