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Penang, Malaysia

Penang, Malaysia

If there’s one area in Malaysia you have to visit, it’s George Town, the capital city of the state of Penang, situated on the north eastern part of Penang island. In 2008 it was recognized as a Heritage Site by UNESCO and has since flourished into a buzzing center of commerce and creativity. Filled with art, heritage and excellent food, it is worth a visit. 

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Country: Malaysia

Continent: Asia

Currency: Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

Population: 1,767,000

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