George Town, Penang

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George Town
Ither transcription(s)
 • MalayTanjung Penaga
 • Cheenese乔治市
 • Tamilஜோர்ஜ் டவுன்
Clockwise frae tap: Skyline o George Town, St. George's Kirk, Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Touer, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, heich-rises at Gurney Drive, Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Banner o George Town
Banner
Official seal of George Town
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Mutiara Timur
Pearl o the Orient[1]
Location in Penang
Location in Penang
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Coordinates: 5°24′52.2″N 100°19′45.12″E / 5.414500°N 100.3292000°E / 5.414500; 100.3292000Coordinates: 5°24′52.2″N 100°19′45.12″E / 5.414500°N 100.3292000°E / 5.414500; 100.3292000
Kintra Malaysia
State Penang
Foondit11 August 1786
Municipality established1857
Breetish croun colony1 Aprile 1867
Japanese occupation19 December 1941 - 3 September 1945
Grantit ceety status1 Januar 1957[2]
Govrenment
 • Local GovrenmentPenang Island Ceety Cooncil
 • Mayor o Penang IslandPatahiyah Ismail
Area
 • Ceety an State Caipital122.79 km2 (47.41 sq mi)
 • Metro
2740.000 km2 (1,057.920 sq mi)
Elevation14 m (46 ft)
Population
 (2010)[5]
 • Ceety an State Caipital708,127
 • Metro
2.5 million
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)Nae observed
Postal code
100xx to 108xx 111xx to 118xx
Aurie code(s)+604
Vehicle registrationP
Websitembpp.gov.my

George Town, the caipital ceety o the Malaysie state o Penang, is locatit at the northeastren tip o Penang Island.

Sister Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

George Town haes sax sister ceeties.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. Goh Ban Lee (19 Mey 2014). "The Penang Island City agenda". The Sun. Retrieved 25 Januar 2016.
  3. Cavina Lim (25 Mairch 2015). "Penang's first mayor a woman". The Star. Retrieved 24 Januar 2016.
  4. "Malaysia Elevation Map (Elevation of George Town)". Flood Map : Water Level Elevation Map. Archived frae the original on 16 Mairch 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  5. "The Penang Island City agenda". The Sun Daily. 19 Mey 2014.
  6. http://penangmonthly.com/an-analysis-of-penang/
  7. a b c Hans Michelmann (28 Januar 2009). Foreign Relations in Federal Countries. McGill-Queen's Press – MQUP. pp. 198–. ISBN 978-0-7735-7618-6.
  8. "Achievements of the Sister City Relationship". Adelaide City Council. Archived frae the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  9. "Malaysia-Xiamen trade volume gets a boost". New Straits Times. 21 November 2001. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  10. "Kunjungan Hormat oleh Konsul Jeneral ke atas Walikota Medan" (in Malay). Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia. 13 September 2012. Archived frae the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  11. "Malaysia: Taipei, Georgetown ink friendship memorandum". Central News Agency. Taiwan News. 29 Mairch 2011. Archived frae the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  12. "Sister Cities Agreement, Georgetown". International Affairs Division, Bangkok Metropolitan Administration. Archived frae the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  13. Natthaphol Wittayarungrote (18 September 2014). "Phuket and Penang become twin cities". Phuket Gazette. Archived frae the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)