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Penang, Malaysia

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 5.285153, 100.456238.

Penang is the smallest one of the 13 states of Malaysia, as well as the state considered to be an official and business center of the western region of the country. Penang is located on the western island of Malaysia and actually consists of two zones, with one being situated on the island of Penang and the other being located on the coastal part of the main island, facing the shores of the Malacca Strait. The total area of the state is slightly exceeding 400 square miles which makes the state equal in its area to Hong Kong. Penang can be found about 180 miles north west of the city of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, about 370 miles north west of Singapore, and about 170 miles north east of the city of Medan in Indonesia.

A beautiful coastal city of George Town is the capital city of Penang. George Town can be found on the eastern shores of Penang Island and it is facing another large urban area situated opposite, the city of Butterworth which is separated from the island by the Penang Strait. There are a few modern bridges like Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge, connecting Penang Island to the mainland of the country. Penang is also one of the best known Malaysian states since its tourist infrastructure is modern and very well-developed. Natural parks, tropical gardens, sandy beaches, old cities and historical sites, local food and traditions, celebrations and festivities, other activities attract a great deal of travelers and visitors from around the world.

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Penang, Malaysia Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Penang, Malaysia is 5.285153, and the longitude is 100.456238. Penang, Malaysia is located at Malaysia country in the States place category with the gps coordinates of 5° 17' 6.5508'' N and 100° 27' 22.4568'' E.

Penang, Malaysia Geographic Information
CountryMalaysia
Latitude5.285153
Longitude100.456238
DMS Lat5° 17' 6.5508'' N
DMS Long100° 27' 22.4568'' E
UTM Easting661,375.70
UTM Northing584,373.75
CategoryStates
Country CodeMY
Zoom Level8

Coordinates of Penang, Malaysia is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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