Penang is the second smallest among states in Malaysia on the northwest
coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The land area is 1,046.3km2 .It is
surrounding by Strait of Malaca. Georgetown is the capital of Penang
Penang one of the earliest state holds
most historical evidence of Malaysias colonial age. Mixture of
culture, religion and such a mixed nationality at Penang, but they
lived in peaceful and harmony. Penang is said to a shopping haven in
Malaysia, thesefew years, a lot of modern metropolitan branded
shopping mall had brought to Penang Island. Besides, it is a cheaper
good market at many places held by private and government.
Beautiful night vision at Batu Ferringhi, night market, sunshine
beaches of Batu Ferringhi, market place and food stalls at Gurney drive
and historical heritage surrounding Penang and even though a green
recreation area had prepared for those who love to green environment.
It is a truly magnificent and amazing travel while visit to Penang.
Penang name is comes from the areca nut palm. Due to the location in
Malaysia, heritage and the development in the state, Penang also known
as The Pearl of the Orient. UNESCO is officially recognized capital
of Penang; Georgetown as UNESCO World Heritage Site as having cultural
town scape and building on 7 July 2008.
Penang can divide into two sections:
Penang Island districts:
Seberang Prai (Formerly known as Province Wellesley) districts:
Penang Island and Seberang Prai was connected by Penang bridge or
ferry. The Penang bridge is the longest bridge in Asia which long 13.5
kilometers. The second Penang bridge link between Island and Seberang
Prai is under construction and will be completed by year 2011.
In Penang, there is comprise mainly from three ethnics; Chinese, Malay
and Indian. That why you can heard many local person well speak Hokkien
dialect among three ethnics. Common languages used by Penang citizen are
English, Mandarin, Malay, Tamil, Hokkien and Teochew.
In Penang, main religion was Islam, Buddha, Christine, Sikhism, Taoism,
Hinduism, Christine. It is freely religion practices.
In Penang, you can enjoying warm, humid and sunny sunrise along the
year. Day temperature is among 28 degree Celsius to 34 degree Celsius
and night tempearature between 23 degree Celsius to 27 degree Celsius.
The annual rainfall is about 2650mm.The rainning season is from July to