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Penang
Other transcription(s)
 • MalayPulau Pinang
 • Cheenese槟城
 • Tamilபினாங்கு
Banner o Penang
Banner
Coat o airms o Penang
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): 
Pearl o the Orient
Motto(s): 
Bersatu dan Setia (in Malay)
Unitit an Lyal
Let Penang Lead (unoffeecial)[1]
Anthem: Untuk Negeri Kita ("For Oor State")
   Penang in    Malaysie
   Penang in    Malaysie
Coordinates: 5°24′N 100°14′E / 5.400°N 100.233°E / 5.400; 100.233Coordinates: 5°24′N 100°14′E / 5.400°N 100.233°E / 5.400; 100.233
CaipitalGeorge Town
Govrenment
 • Yang di-Pertua NegeriAbdul Rahman Abbas
 • Chief MeenisterLim Guan Eng (DAP)
Area
 • Total1,031 km2 (398 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Tot1,889,835
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Penangite
Human Development Index
 • HDI (2010)0.773 (high) (3rd)
Time zoneUTC+8 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)Nae observed
Postal code
10xxx–14xxx
Calling code+604
ISO 3166 codeMY-07
Vehicle registrationP
Cedit bi Kedah tae the British East India Company11 August 1786
Made a Breetish croun colony as pairt o the Straits Settlements1 Aprile 1867
Japanese occupation19 December 1941
Accession intae the Federation o Malaya31 Januar 1948
Unthirldom as pairt o the Federation o Malaya31 August 1957
Wabsteidpenang.gov.my
^[a] 2,491 fowk per km2 on Penang Island an 1,049 fowk per km2 in Seberang Perai

Penang is a Malaysie state locatit on the northwast coast o Peninsular Malaysie, bi the Strait o Malacca. It haes twa pairts: Penang Island, whaur the caipital ceety, George Town, is locatit, an Seberang Perai (umwhile Province Wellesley), on the Malay Peninsula. Penang is bordered bi Kedah tae the north an the east an Perak tae the sooth.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Journal of the parliaments of the Commonwealth". Journal of the Parliaments of the Commonwealth. Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, General Council. 34. 1953. 
  2. "Laporan Kiraan Permulaan 2010". Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. p. 27. Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  3. "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.