Kota Bharu

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Kota Bharu

كوت بهارو
Jalan Temenggong, Kota Bharu
Jalan Temenggong, Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu is located in Malaysia
Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu
Coordinates: 6°8′0″N 102°15′0″E / 6.13333°N 102.25000°E / 6.13333; 102.25000
Kintra Malaysie
State Kelantan
First settled1844
 • Total394 km2 (152 sq mi)
 • Total491,237 [1]
 • Density1247/km2 (3,230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)Nae observed
Area code(s)09

Kota Bharu (Jawi: كوت بهارو; occasionally referred tae as Kota Baharu) is a ceety in Malaysie that serves as the state caipital an ryal seat o Kelantan. It is the name o the territory (jajahan) in which Kota Bharu Ceety is situatit an aa. The name means 'new ceety' or 'new castle/fort' in Malay. Kota Bharu is situatit in the northeastren pairt o Peninsular Malaysie, an lies near the mooth o the Kelantan River at 6°8′N 102°15′E / 6.133°N 102.250°E / 6.133; 102.250. The northeastren Malaysie ceety is close tae the Thai border.

Kota Bharu is home tae mony mosques, various museums, the unique airchitectur o the auld ryal pailaces (still occupied bi the sultan an sultanah an off-leemits tae visitors but viewable frae ootside) an umwhile ryal biggins (which can be visitit) in the centre o toun.

The Ceety is served bi Keretapi Tanah Melayu's East Coast Line at the nearbi Wakaf Bharu Terminal Station, in the toun o Wakaf Bharu athort the Kelantan River tae Stesen Railway Station an Sultan Ismail Petra Airport, locatit in Pengkalan Chepa.

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