Category: South East Asia

  • States of Malaysia – Selangor

    States of Malaysia – Selangor – Selangor, also known by its Arabic honorific, Darul Ehsan, or “Abode of Sincerity” is one of the 13 states of Malaysia. It is on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and is bordered by Perak to the north, Pahang to the east, Negeri Sembilan to the south and the […]

  • States of Malaysia – Negeri Sembilan

    States of Malaysia – Negeri Sembilan – Negeri Sembilan, one of the 13 states that constitutes Malaysia, lies on the western coast of Peninsular Malaysia, just south of Kuala Lumpur and borders Selangor on the north, Pahang in the east, and Malacca and Johor to the south. The name is believed to derive from the […]

  • States of Malaysia – Melaka

    States of Malaysia – Melaka – Malacca (Malay: Melaka) (dubbed The Historic State or Negeri Bersejarah by locals) is the third smallest Malaysian state, after Perlis and Penang. It is located in the southern region of the Malay Peninsula, next to the Straits of Malacca. It borders Negeri Sembilan to the north and Johor to […]

  • States of Malaysia – Terengganu

    States of Malaysia – Terengganu – Terengganu (formerly spelled Trengganu or Tringganu) is a sultanate and constitutive state of federal Malaysia. The state is also known by its Arabic honorific, Darul Iman (“Abode of Faith”). The coastal city of Kuala Terengganu which stands at the mouth of the broad Terengganu River is both the state […]

  • States of Malaysia – Perak

    States of Malaysia – Perak – Perak, one of the 13 states of Malaysia, is the second largest state in Peninsular Malaysia bordering Kedah and Yala Province of Thailand to the north, Penang to the northwest, Kelantan and Pahang to the east, Selangor to the south and the Straits of Malacca to the west.

  • States of Malaysia – Kelantan

    States of Malaysia – Kelantan – Kelantan is a state of Malaysia. The capital and royal seat is Kota Bharu. The Arabic honorific of the state is Darul Naim, (“The Blissful Abode”). Kelantan is positioned in the north-east of Peninsular Malaysia. It is bordered by Narathiwat Province of Thailand to the north, Terengganu to the […]

  • States of Malaysia – Pahang

    States of Malaysia – Pahang – Pahang is the third largest state in Malaysia, after Sarawak and Sabah, occupying the huge Pahang River river basin. It is bordered to the north by Kelantan, to the west by Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, to the south by Johor and to the east by Terengganu and the South […]

  • States of Malaysia – Johor

    States of Malaysia – Johor – Johor is a Malaysian state, located in the southern portion of Peninsular Malaysia. It is one of the most developed states in Malaysia. The state capital city and royal city of Johor is Johor Bahru, formerly known as Tanjung Puteri (Malay for Princess’s Cape) and Muar respectively. The old […]

  • States of Malaysia – Kedah

    States of Malaysia – Kedah – Kedah (also known by its honorific, Darul Aman, or “Abode of Peace”) is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia. The state covers a total area of over 9,000 km², and it consists of the mainland and Langkawi. The mainland has a relatively flat […]

  • States of Malaysia – Perlis

    States of Malaysia – Perlis – Perlis is the smallest state in Malaysia. It lies at the northern part of the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and has Satun and Songkhla Provinces of Thailand on its northern border. It is bordered by the state of Kedah to the south. Perlis was called Palit (Thai: ปะลิส) […]