Kedah

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Kedah
Kedah Darul Aman
قدح دار الامن‎
Other transcription(s)
 • MalayKedah
 • Jawiقدح‎
 • Cheenese吉打
 • Tamilகெடா/கடாரம்
 • Thaiไทรบุรี
Banner o Kedah
Banner
Coat o airms o Kedah
Coat o airms
Motto(s): 
Kedah Aman Makmur
Anthem: Allah Selamatkan Sultan Mahkota
(Scots:"God Save the Crouned Sultan")
   Kedah in    Malaysie
   Kedah in    Malaysie
Coordinates: 6°07′42″N 100°21′46″E / 6.12833°N 100.36278°E / 6.12833; 100.36278Coordinates: 6°07′42″N 100°21′46″E / 6.12833°N 100.36278°E / 6.12833; 100.36278
CaipitalAlor Setar
Royal capitalAnak Bukit
Govrenment
 • SultanSultan Abdul Halim
 • Menteri BesarAhmad Bashah Md Hanipah
Area
 • Total9,427 km2 (3,640 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Tot2,071,900
 • Density199/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Kedahan
Human Development Index
 • HDI (2010)0.670 (medium) (12t)
Postal code
05xxx to 09xxx
Cryin code04
ISO 3166 codeMY-02
Vehicle registrationK (Mainland Kedah)
KV (Langkawi Island)
Breetish control1909
Japanese occupation1942
Accession intae the Federation o Malaya1948
Y as pairt o the Federation o Malaya31 August 1957
Wabsteidkedah.gov.my

Kedah (Malay pronunciation: [kəˈdɑh]; Jawi: قدح) an aa kent bi its honoureefic, Darul Aman, is a state o Malaysie, locatit in the northwastren pairt o Peninsular Malaysie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. p. 27. Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  2. "Population by States and Ethnic Group". Department of Information, Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, Malaysia. 2015. Archived frae the oreeginal on 12 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2015.