About Penang

Short Facts on Penang



Official Name of Penang State: Pulau Pinang

Location: North-western part of Peninsular Malalysia (West Malaysia)


Land Area: consist of the island of Penang is about 285 sq km and a strip of land, about 760 sq km, on the peninsular is called Seberang Perai

State Population: 1.7 million      

Capital: George Town (World Heritage site)


Head of State: Chief Minister


Chief Minister of Penang:

- Hon. Chow Kon Yew (from May 2018)

- Hon. Lim Guan Eng (11 March 2008 - 14 May 2018)


Current State Goverrnment: Pakatan Harapan (headed by DAP party)


Penang State Government (Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang)


Penang State Website: http://www.penang.gov.my/


Chief Minister Official Webiste: http://cm.penang.gov.my/


Lim Guan Eng's personal Blog: http://limguaneng.com/



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