in Kedah, Malaysia
- Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca (Unesco heritage, 48 mi)
- Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley (Unesco heritage, 84 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 6.121 and 100.360 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 6° 7' 15" and E 100° 21' 36"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Ringgit - MYR
- Spoken languages:
- Malay, English, Chinese, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Panjabi, Thai
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 11:44 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:09 am and 7:26 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -6.106 and -79.652 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- La Arena
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Touring Alor Setar
Alor Setar in Kedah with it's 217,368 residents is a town located in Malaysia about 225 mi (or 362 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital place.
Time in Alor Setar is now 11:44 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Alor Setar. The closest airport in Malaysia is Sultan Abdul Halim Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 9 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Malaysia is Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca in a distance of 48 mi (or 78 km), South. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kangar, Sadao, Kuah, Satun and Na Thawi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
HOLIDAY VILLA ALOR SETAR CITY CENTRE
TH Hotel and Convention Centre Alor Setar
The Regency Hotel Alor Star
The Leverage Business Hotel Kuala Kedah
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 35°C / 95 °F
|Morning Temperature||35°C / 95 °F|
|Evening Temperature||34°C / 93 °F|
|Night Temperature||32°C / 89 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1008.6 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Saturday, 20th of April 2019
30°C (87 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Sunday, 21st of April 2019
29°C (85 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Monday, 22nd of April 2019
29°C (85 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Videos from this area
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Masjid Zahir Sunset Time Lapse
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Alor Setar, or also known as Alor Star in 2004-2008, is the capital of Kedah, Malaysia; largest city in the state of Kedah; important city in the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The city houses the Kota Setar District Administrative Centre at the City Muadzam Shah and the royal city of Kedah, City Anak Bukit. Alor Setar is located 93 kilometers north of Butterworth, Penang and 45 km from the southern border of Thailand.
Jitra is a town in Kedah, Malaysia. It is located in the Kubang Pasu district. It is the fourth largest town in Kedah after Alor Setar, Sungai Petani and Kulim. During World War II, when the Japanese attacked Malaya, Jitra was on the one of main lines of defence set up by the British. One of the fiercest battles during the British defence of Malaya were fought here. Universiti Utara Malaysia(UUM) is the public university near to this town.
Kuala Kedah is a town and parliamentary constituency in Kedah, Malaysia. It is a fishing port, located at the mouth of the Kedah River, and serves as a terminus for ferries to the tourist island of Langkawi. It is home to a fort, Kota Kuala Kedah, built in 1770. Kuala Kedah is accessible by bus or taxi from Alor Setar. The parliamentary constituency of Kuala Kedah, which includes the town and surrounding areas, is represented by Ahmad Kassim of the opposition People's Justice Party (PKR).
Kota Sarang Semut
Kota Sarang Semut is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. It is located near Pendang town. The name of the town literally translated means City of Anthills. A story go that when King Solomon passed by this place with an entourage of men and elephants. The ants, fearing that the stampede will destroy their home, cried for mercy and it was heard by Solomon. He then warned off his company not to step on the anthills. Today, the main federal road cuts through the quiet town from Gurun to Alor Setar.
Pendang is a major town and district in Kedah, Malaysia. The district is primarily covered with paddy fields with agriculture being its main economic activity. There is a famous Pendang Lake Recreational & Resort near the Pendang town centre. The main road is Jalan Raja Hasrul Raja Hassan, said to be the longest municipal named road in Kedah state - up to 85 kilometers.
Sanglang is a small town in the southern part of Perlis, Malaysia.
Langgar is a town near Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia. The Kedah royal mausoleum is located here. The nation's founding father and the first Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman, was laid to rest in this royal mausoleum. Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah, Kedah's and northern Peninsular Malaysia's main tertiary referral centre, is located in the town. SJK(C) Tai Chong is also located here.
Kedah River is a river in Kedah, Malaysia. The river passes through Alor Setar and empties into the Straits of Malacca at Kuala Kedah. Its volume is about 3695 km³.
Tokai is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia.
Sultan Abdul Halim Airport
Sultan Abdul Halim Airport is an airport that serves Alor Setar, a city in the state of Kedah in Malaysia. The airport, located in Kepala Batas, is 8 miles 13 km away from town, can handle up to 800,000 ppa. The new terminal is already operational by 5 May 2006 to cater for future traffic growth. The new terminal has the capacity to receive the Airbus 330 operations as the runway was extended from the previous 1,963 metres long and 45 metres wide to 2,745 metres long and 45 metres wide.
Keat Hwa Secondary School
Keat Hwa Secondary School is a cluster Chinese high school in Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia which provides quality secondary education. It was founded in 1911, making it one of the oldest schools in Malaysia. It has an area of 13 acres . Keat Hwa Secondary School is widely known as Keat Hwa in the region, and it is one of the only 78 Chinese conforming (national-type) secondary schools in Malaysia.
Darul Aman Stadium
Darul Aman Stadium is an all-seater and a multi-purpose stadium in Alor Star, the capital of state of Kedah, Malaysia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium was built in 1967. It has a capacity of 32,387 seats after the expansion in 1997. It was one of the venues for the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship. It is the official stadium for Malaysian Super League's club Kedah FA and Malaysian Premier League's club Kuala Muda NAZA FC.
Simpang Empat, Kedah
Simpang Empat or Simpang Ampat is a small town located in Kedah, Malaysia.
Kaki Bukit is a small town in Perlis, Malaysia. It has an estimated population of 3,000. Kaki Bukit is located 16 miles north of the state capital, Kangar and a few miles away from Padang Besar, the boundary of between Thailand and Malaysia. A place of interest in Kaki Bukit is Gua Kelam.
Mata Ayer is a small town in the middle part of Perlis, Malaysia. It located on the way from Arau to Padang Besar.
Beseri is a small town in the middle part of Perlis, Malaysia or just near the Tasik Timah Tasoh.
Kuala Sanglang is a small coastal village town at the border of the northern Malaysian states of Perlis and Kedah. It was founded by Penghulu Said bin Jaafar bin Enjang (1860-1960) circa 1900, when he opened up an early settlement on the Kedah side of the border. Penghulu Said is a Punghulu (a sort of village or county chief) of Mukim Sanglang in 1900 until the Japanese occupation of Malaya.
City Plaza Alor Setar
City Plaza is the main shopping mall in the city of Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia. It is located in the heart of the CBD area of the city. The mall facility includes a bookstore, bowling alley and cinema.
Alor Setar railway station
The Alor Setar railway station is a Malaysian train station located at and named after the state capital city of Alor Setar, Kedah.
Alor Star Mall
Alor Star Mall is a two-storey shopping mall located at the south of the Alor Setar city area. It is owned by The Store Corp Bhd.
Tunjang railway station
The Tunjang railway station is a Malaysian train station located at and named after the town of Tunjang.
Keat Hwa Centennial Celebrations
Celebrated: July 31, 2011; ago (2011-07-31) Keat Hwa Centennial Celebrations is a series of events held in celebration of the 100 years of existence of Keat Hwa Secondary School, Keat Hwa II Secondary School, Keat Hwa High School and three other Chinese primary schools. Keat Hwa Centennial Celebrations also mark the existence of Chinese education in Malaysia for more than 100 years.
These districts belong to Alor Setar.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Alor Setar.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Saiburu, Thai, Alor Star, Alur Setar, Alostar, ألور ستار, الور ستار, Alor Setar, AOR, アロースター, 알로르스타르, Alor Setaras, Алор Стар, Алор-Сетар, அலோர் ஸ்டார், อลอร์สตาร์, Алор-Стар, الور سیتار, 亚罗士打, 亞羅士打