Kampung Tongka
in Kedah, Malaysia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
5.650 and 100.502 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 5° 39' 0" and E 100° 30' 7"
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: 02:23 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:12 am and 7:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-5.649 and -79.498 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tayuran
References
This place on Geonames.org

Delve into Kampung Tongka

Kampung Tongka in Kedah is a city located in Malaysia about 192 mi (or 308 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kampung Tongka is now 02:23 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kampung Tongka. The closest airport in Malaysia is Butterworth Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 24 km), South-West. 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 19 mi (or 31 km), South-West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: George Town, Alor Setar, Betong, Kangar and Than To. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 85 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1009.5 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 73% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

30°C (86 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

29°C (83 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

29°C (84 °F)
29°C (85 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Park Avenue Hotel

Address
2,8 mi
E-1,Jalan Indah 2
08000 Sungai Petani
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Cinta Sayang Resort

Address
1,4 mi
Persiaran Cinta Sayang
08000 Sungai Petani
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Swiss-Inn Sungai Petani

Address
0,8 mi
No. 1, Jalan Pahlawan
08000 Sungai Petani
Malaysia

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

20/9/2013 KTM KM35 Sungai Petani Yard

Published: September 21, 2013
Length: 54:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Daniel Qihuai Ng

Happy 20th Anniversary to the Eastern & Oriental Express, whose coaches are just refurbished (very quiet, if you've seen E&OE running you know how noisy the wheels were) :D Also got Mat Kilau...


Thaipusam Festival at Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia (Feb2008)

Published: February 09, 2009
Length: 25:37 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: fishman25

Video showing Thaipusam festival at Sungai Petani town in Kedah. At north of peninsular Malaysia. A test of faith THAIPUSAM is an annual Hindu festival which draws the largest gathering...


12/7/2013 KTM KM 33.5 Sungai Petani Station

Published: July 13, 2013
Length: 06:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Daniel Qihuai Ng

Glad to have, not one, but two General Motors EMD GT18LC-2 25 class hauling today's International Express :D Some variety from the ol' noisy smoky IRCON YDM. Also unusual is that YDM Multiple...


paramotor sungai petani

Published: October 19, 2011
Length: 10:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Norhissham John


KTM KM33.5 Sungai Petani Station (2010 vs 2013)

Published: September 06, 2013
Length: 05:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Qihuai Ng

A comparison between S.Petani Station in 2010 and in 2013, featuring SRT International Express 35. Same train, same type of engine, very different scenery. (Uploading this train relieves me...


20/7/2014 KTM KM33.25 Sungai Petani Station

Published: July 20, 2014
Length: 10:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Qihuai Ng

0:00 SRT International Express 35 2:22 Southern Thailand Container Block Train 136 3:17 SRT International Express 36.


An Afternoon in Sungai Petani

Published: May 31, 2012
Length: 41:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Qihuai Ng

Date: 31/5/2012 Place: KM35, Sungai Petani Crossing Point, 2 km north of Sungai Petani Station Vid#1 Time: 1631hrs Train: 473 dn with 25103 Going into loop line to cross IE36 Vid#2 Time:...


13/9/2013 KTM KM35 Sungai Petani Yard

Published: September 13, 2013
Length: 24:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Qihuai Ng

Yep, International Express is back in business! A bit delayed today, but, better late than never :) 0:00 - Southern Thailand Container Block Train 133 1:14 - Southern Thailand Container Block...


16/8/2013 KTM KM35 Sungai Petani Yard

Published: August 17, 2013
Length: 37:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Daniel Qihuai Ng

Let's drop back to the regular IE to IE spotting after that crazy 14-hours spotting session LOL... 0:00 - SRT International Express 35 0:42 - Empty PETRONAS Urea Liner 3472 1:34 - CIMA Cement...


Syamsul Anuar Ismail Calon BN Parlimen Sungai Petani

Published: April 24, 2013
Length: 49:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: syamsul4sp

Janji En Sayamsul Anuar kepada penduduk Sungai Petani.


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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.

Sungai Petani

Sungai Petani (abbreviated "Sg. Petani" or "SP") is a town in the state of Kedah, in the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia. Sungai Petani is the largest town in Kedah followed by the state capital Alor Setar.

Located at 5.63333, 100.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in Kedah, Northern Corridor Economic Region

Bujang Valley

The Bujang Valley or Lembah Bujang is a sprawling historical complex and has an area of approximately 224 square km. Situated near Merbok, Kedah, between Gunung Jerai in the north and Muda River in the south, it is the richest archaeological area in Malaysia. These archaeological remains show that there was a Hindu-Buddhist polity here. The name itself is roughly translated into "Dragon Valley". The area consists of ruins that may date more than 2000 years old.

Located at 5.73778, 100.414 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Kedah, Historical Hindu kingdoms, Indianized kingdoms, Pre-Muslim kingdoms in Malaysian history, Archaeological sites in Malaysia

Gurun, Kedah

Gurun is a small town and a major industrial park situated within the parliamentary district of Jerai in Kedah, Malaysia. "Gurun" in English means desert, however the town does not resemble in the slightest the meaning of its English translation. Gurun derived its name from the word "gerun", which means terrify or "kurun" meaning elephant in the Siamese dialect.

Located at 5.8125, 100.535 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah, Northern Corridor Economic Region

Merbok

Merbok is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. The historical Bujang Valley is located here.

Located at 5.71667, 100.417 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Bedong

Bedong is a small town in Kedah and located 12 km to the north of Sungai Petani, Malaysia. The Permaipura Golf & Country Club is located in Bedong.

Located at 5.73, 100.52 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Yan, Kedah

Yan is a major town and district in Kedah, Malaysia. It is bordered by Kota Setar District to the north, Pendang District to the northeast, and Kuala Muda District to the south. Yan District is along the coast of the Straits of Malacca. Yan town is the administrative centre of Yan district, complete with administrative facilities. Its lifestyle is laid-back and slow-paced, with weekend attractions of natural waterfalls nearby.

Located at 5.8, 100.367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah, Kedah, Districts of Kedah

Jeniang

Jeniang is a small town in Kedah state, Malaysia. It is situated midway between Gurun and Sik.

Located at 5.81667, 100.633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Muda River

Muda River is the longest river in Kedah, Malaysia. Located in the district of Sik, the river provides water supply to Kedah and Penang. The Beris Dam, which was completed in 2004 at a cost of RM360 million, is used to regulate the flow of water along the Muda River basin to augment water available for irrigation of paddy or upland crops, for domestic and industrial water supply and other uses.

Located at 5.56667, 100.333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Kedah

Kuala Muda

Kuala Muda is a district in Kedah, Malaysia. Sungai Petani is the administrative center of the district. Kuala Muda district is in close proximity to the border of Kedah and Penang. Apart from Sungai Petani, other major towns in the district include Tikam Batu, Padang Tembusu, Sungai Lalang, Bedong, Bukit Selambau, Sidam, Gurun, Semeling, Merbok, Kota Kuala Muda and Tanjung Dawai.

Located at 5.58333, 100.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah, Districts of Kedah

Kuala Ketil

Kuala Ketil is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. Kuala Ketil is situated within the parliamentary constituency of Baling. The town is located between Sungai Petani and Kulim. Kuala Ketil is the main source for Baling economy . Its main core business would best describe as Industrial area an up growing area. This small town play a role as the supplier for daily needs to the nearest estates around Kuala Ketil.

Located at 5.6, 100.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Padang Serai

Padang Serai is a small town in Kulim district, Kedah, Malaysia. The town is located between Kuala Ketil and Lunas. There are few villages such as Kg Teluk Binu, Kg Sidam Kanan, Kg Sentosa, Permatang Durian and some estates like Ladang Bukit Selarong, Ladang Nagalilit.

Located at 5.5, 100.567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Kota Kuala Muda

Kota Kuala Muda is a small town in Kedah state, Malaysia. Near the town is Pantai Merdeka (Merdeka Beach).

Located at 5.58333, 100.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Sungai Lalang

Sungai Lalang is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. It is located 5 kilometer north from Sungai Petani.

Located at 5.58333, 100.383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Tanjung Dawai

Tanjung Dawai is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. It is located 30 kilometer from Sungai Petani. Tanjung Dawai is a place which is known as seafood spot in Sungai Petani. a top place in Tanjung Dawai is Telok Bala beach.

Located at 5.68333, 100.367 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Bukit Selambau

Bukit Selambau is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. It is located about 18 kilometres from Sungai Petani town.

Located at 5.68333, 100.633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Kedah

Pinang Tunggal

Pinang Tunggal is a small town located at the northern part of Seberang Perai Utara district, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia. It is 10 km from Kepala Batas. The town's main activity is the cultivation of paddy and vegetables. A KTM Intercity railway station is located in this town, and it is linked to Kuala Lumpur, Sungai Petani and Bukit Kayu Hitam via the North South Line.

Located at 5.52, 100.43 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Tasek Gelugor

Tasek Gelugor is a town that is located in North Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia.

Located at 5.48333, 100.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Kepala Batas, Penang

Kepala redirects here. Kepala is also a Malay translation of the word "head". Kepala Batas is a town in the northern part of Penang, Malaysia, in Seberang Perai Utara district. The member of parliament for Kepala Batas is the former prime minister of Malaysia, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, as this is his hometown. Around the 1960s, Kepala Batas became more densely populated around Bertam, Pinang Tunggal and the surrounding area. Kepala Batas is surrounded by paddy fields.

Located at 5.52, 100.43 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Penang

Sungai Petani railway station

The Sungai Petani railway station is a Malaysian train station located at and named after the town of Sungai Petani, Kedah.

Located at 5.6431, 100.49 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
KTM Intercity railway stations, Stations of Malaysian Railway

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2019

HRDF STRATEGIC INITIATIVE BRIEFING FOR EMPLOYERS (KEDAH)
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2019

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21 Sep
2019

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kampong Tongka, Kampung Tongka