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Cities and towns in Malaysia
Cempedak Bay, Kuantan, Pahang

Kuantan is the state capital of Pahang, the third largest state in Malaysia. It is near the mouth of the Kuantan River and faces the South China Sea. If one measures the distance along the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, it is located roughly halfway between Singapore and Kota Bharu. Kuantan is the ninth largest city in Malaysia.

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Seremban, Negeri Sembilan

Seremban is the state capital of Negeri Sembilan, about 30 kilometres inland from the west coast of peninsular Malaysia. It is located within the district of Seremban, one of the seven districts of Negeri Sembilan. The town's administration is run by the Seremban Municipal Council.

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Handicraft Village and Craft Museum, Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Kota Bharu is a city in Malaysia that serves as the state capital and royal seat of Kelantan. It is also the name of the territory in which Kota Bharu City is situated. The name means 'new city' or 'new castle/fort' in Malay. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia, and lies near the mouth of the Kelantan River. The northeastern Malaysian city is close to the Thailand border.

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Kellie's Castle, Batu Gajah, Perak

Ipoh is the capital city of Perak state, Malaysia. The name Ipoh is derived from a local tree, Pohon Epu or now more commonly known as Pokok Ipoh. It is approximately 200 km (125 miles) north of Kuala Lumpur on the North-South Expressway. Ipoh still remains one of Malaysia's largest cities. Today, Ipoh is the fourth largest city in Malaysia. Ipoh developed into one of Malaysia's main cities around the turn of the 19th century due to the booming tin mining industry.

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Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque, Shah Alam, Selangor

Shah Alam is the state capital of Selangor, Malaysia. The city situated within the Petaling District and a small portion of the neighbouring Klang District. It is located about 25 kilometres west of the country's capital, Kuala Lumpur. At the centre of this city are the Lake Gardens where a number of imposing landmarks are clustered around a couple of man-made lakes.

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Kota Kayang Museum, Kangar, Perlis

Kangar is the state capital of Perlis, Malaysia. It is located in the northernmost point of Peninsular Malaysia and is situated by the Perlis River. The center of Kangar is Sena Province, which is referred to by few locals as 'Uptown Sena'. The town is the smallest in Malaysia and its inhabitants are mostly farmers and civil servants. It is believed that the name Kangar was derived from a species of hawk named Kangkok or Spizaetus Limnaetu.

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