Question: What is Penang famous for?

How would you describe Penang?

Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait. It has two parts: Penang Island, where the capital city, George Town, is located, and Seberang Perai on the Malay Peninsula. George Town is also home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Is Penang island bigger than Singapore?

With an area of 293 km2 (113 sq mi), slightly ⅓ the size of Singapore, Penang Island is the fourth-largest island in Malaysia. It is also the most densely populated island in the country, with a population density of 2,465.5/km2 (6,386/sq mi).

How big is Penang compare to Singapore?

With an area of 293 km2 (113 sq mi), slightly ⅓ the size of Singapore, Penang Island is the fourth-largest island in Malaysia. It is also the most densely populated island in the country, with a population density of 2,465.5/km2 (6,386/sq mi).

Why do people like Penang?

Architectural goldmine. Penang being a place of tradition and heritage is chock full of buildings from at least a century ago, since its development by British administration and Asian settlement. Colonial buildings as well as Chinese and Indian ornate houses and shop lots still stand proudly around the island.

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