in Kedah, Malaysia
- Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca (Unesco heritage, 18 mi)
- Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley (Unesco heritage, 52 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 5.647 and 100.488 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 5° 38' 49" and E 100° 29' 15"
- 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: 02:05 PM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:02 am and 7:26 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -5.658 and -79.506 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Delve into Sungai Petani
Sungai Petani in Kedah with it's 228,843 habitants is a town located in Malaysia about 192 mi (or 309 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital town.
Time in Sungai Petani is now 02:05 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Sungai Petani. The closest airport in Malaysia is Butterworth Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 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 18 mi (or 30 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.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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20/9/2013 KTM KM35 Sungai Petani Yard
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)
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
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...
KTM KM33.5 Sungai Petani Station (2010 vs 2013)
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
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
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
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
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
Janji En Sayamsul Anuar kepada penduduk Sungai Petani.
Bujang Valley - Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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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 (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.
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.
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.
Merbok is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. The historical Bujang Valley is located here.
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.
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.
Jeniang is a small town in Kedah state, Malaysia. It is situated midway between Gurun and Sik.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kota Kuala Muda
Kota Kuala Muda is a small town in Kedah state, Malaysia. Near the town is Pantai Merdeka (Merdeka Beach).
Sungai Lalang is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. It is located 5 kilometer north from Sungai Petani.
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.
Bukit Selambau is a small town in Kedah, Malaysia. It is located about 18 kilometres from Sungai Petani town.
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.
Tasek Gelugor is a town that is located in North Seberang Perai, Penang, Malaysia.
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Sungai Petani.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sungai Patani, Sungei Patani, Sungai Petani