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Where is Penang?

Where is Penang?
Penang is located in the north west coast of peninsular Malaysia.

Penang is actually one of the thirteen states in Malaysia and consists of Penang Island (Pulau Pinang) and a coastal strip of land on mainland peninsular Malaysia called Province Wellesley (Seberang Prai).

Penang island covers an area of 293 square kilometres located in the Straits of Malacca.

The mainland connects to the island of Penang by one of the worlds longest bridges, the Penang bridge. The bridge is 8.4 miles or 13.5 km and was first opened in 1985.

What do you call someone from Penang - A Penangite.



Penang Island is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia and is famous not only for its preserved old Colonial buildings but also as the food capital of SE Asia - If you like food, Chinese, Malay, Indian... You will love Penang.

Now you know where Penang is, take a look at some of the main tourist attractions in Penang from our list of things to see below

Go  to Monkey Beach

Monkey Beach

Go to National Park

National Park

Go to Botanic Gardens

Botanical Gardens

Go to Penang Hill

Penang Hill

Go to Penang War Museum

War Museum

Go to Turtle Sanctuary

Turtle Sanctuary


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Temples, Churches & Mosques To Visit


Go to Batu Ferringhi Beach Hotels

Batu Ferringhi Beach Hotels

Go to Budget Hotels in Georgetown Penang

Budget Hotels in Georgetown

Go to Hotels in Penang Road Area

Hotels in Penang Road Area


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Go to Reclining Buddha
Go to Fort Cornwallis
Go to Penang Heritage Buildings
Go to Peranakan Mansion