An Introduction to Kedah
Known for its rolling paddy fields and rich ethnic heritage, Kedah is one of the hot spots in Malaysia that one must visit when in the country. While drawing groups of people who enjoy a combination of traditional and rustic as well as a modern and comfortable atmosphere, Kedah has much to offer. Its main attraction is to the west which consists of islands that make up Langkawi. Often called the ‘rice bowl of Malaysia’, Kedah’s history dates back to the time of the Hindus and because of its ideal location on the East-West trade route, it was an important site for trading and settlement. Traders who travelled between China and India often stopped over in Bujang Valley when the waters got rough. Both Bujang Valley and Bukit Meriam are historical sites where the former tells of the early civilization in Kedah and the latter the beginnings of the Kedah Sultanate.
Alor Setar is the state capital and other major towns are Kulim and Sungai Petani as well as Kuah in Langkawi. Kedah occupies an area of 9000 km² and has a population of about two million with 75.5 % Malays, 14.2% Chinese, 6.9% Indians, 1.9% non-citizens and 1.5% people from other ethnic groups. Kedah borders the state of Perlis sharing the Thai boundary with Songkhla and Yala in the north and bordering Perak to the south.
Kedah is primarily an agricultural state with up and coming developments in the industry and the tourism sectors. Its strategic location and its ample natural resources also contribute to the state’s... View more
- Taman Semangat Bungalow House
From RM 580,000
- bandar kuah Agricultural Land
From RM 13,800,000
- kulim 1-sty Terrace/Link House
From RM 105,000
- kedah, Pulau Langkaw... Hotel/Resort
From 101729 sf.
From RM 8,000,000
- Bandar Laguna Merbok Shop
From 2800 sf.
From RM 490,000
- jalan tungku putra Agricultural Land
From RM 1,100,000
- AuctionOn 06 May, Sg... Bungalow House
From RM 2,592,000
- Bandar Amanjaya 2-sty Terrace/Link House
From RM 120,000
- Kawasan Perindustria... Factory
From RM 6,000
- Taman Nenas Shop-Office
From RM 800
- Kota Kuala Muda Shop
From 3000 sf.
From RM 700
- Kulim Hitec Park Office
From RM 1,000
- Taman Sri Seladang Shop-Office
From RM 1,800
- kulim Semi-detached House
From 2720 sf.
From RM 1,200
- Bandar Perdana 2-sty Terrace/Link House
From RM 700
- Persiaran Cinta Saya... Condominium
From 3000 sf.
From RM 2,200
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