Kampong Gunong Semanggol
in Perak, Malaysia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
4.967 and 100.650 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 4° 58' 0" and E 100° 39' 0"
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: 03:14 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Kuala_Lumpur
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:06 am and 7:13 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-4.961 and -79.304 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Discover Kampong Gunong Semanggol

Kampong Gunong Semanggol in Perak is a city in Malaysia about 145 mi (or 233 km) north-west of Kuala Lumpur, the country's capital city.

Local time in Kampong Gunong Semanggol is now 03:14 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kuala Lumpur with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 9 airports in the vicinity of Kampong Gunong Semanggol, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Malaysia is Taiping (Tekah) Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), South-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 Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: George Town, Ipoh, Tanah Rata, Betong and Alor Setar. 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: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1007.8 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 59% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

32°C (90 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 24th of September 2019

32°C (90 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


2,1 mi
34400 Semanggol

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

Taiping Heritage Fun Ride 2014

Published: March 03, 2015
Length: 25:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MI CA

Taiping Heritage Fun Ride 2014.

Mat rempit highway ipoh-taiping

Published: December 22, 2011
Length: 26:42 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Mizarul Ismail

Dari taiping ke ipoh..fly memanjang..jenuh..aizat aizat ...

Taiping Letter Head, Poster, Note Pad, Card, Letter Paper, Printing, Delivery in Perak

Published: December 09, 2013
Length: 51:54 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KD TrafficSign

http://www.KengDesign2u.com ○ Email : kengdesign2u@gmail.com ○ Tel : 05 466 7954 Taiping Letter Head, Poster, Note Pad, Card, Letter Paper, Printing, Delivery in Taiping Perak Malaysia...

ALYA AFIQAH : Taiping :

Published: May 28, 2012
Length: 18:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kimi Gawneth

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Published: March 18, 2015
Length: 22:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Vincent Lim

First timer in video, this is a a simple video done by me and took place from Taiping we enjoy lowered car lifestyle and we like to keep it clean if you like it hit the like button and subscribe...

Lion Dance Performance At Tesco Taiping During Chinese New Year 2015

Published: February 28, 2015
Length: 38:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: tekkaus2u

Got to see how Tesco Taiping ushered a good year with exciting lion dance performance.

perasmian squad 1 malaysia adtec taiping

Published: March 24, 2013
Length: 55:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Affiq Ghaffar

pada 23.3.13 squad 1 malaysia taiping-larut matang-selama telah dirasmikan dengan jayanya di dewan kuliah utama adtec taiping perak .. dengan dihadiri beberapa ngo bebas...squad ini difokuskan.

The Darkside Taiping Ride

Published: November 04, 2013
Length: 54:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Emoorage

The Darkside Riders, Together we ride. Kambing, Rabbit, Cendol, Mee Kari.

Kayuhan BersamaYDP Majlis Perbandaran Taiping

Published: February 21, 2015
Length: 36:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ADTEC Taiping

1 Feb 2015, Pasukan ADTEC Taiping dijemput menyertai Program Kayuhan BersamaYDP Majlis Perbandaran Taiping.

Weird Caterpillar (Taiping, Malaysia, 2013-01-22)

Published: January 23, 2013
Length: 40:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: maikuolan

Weird Caterpillar (Taiping, Malaysia, 2013-01-22). Went for a walk through the immediate hillside bush surrounding Taiping. Came across a barred road where we found a weird looking green caterpill.

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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.

Taiping War Cemetery

The Taiping War Cemetery (Malay: Tanah Perkuburan Perang Taiping) is the final resting place for Allied personnel who were killed during World War II, particularly the Malayan Campaign and the Japanese occupation of Malaya. Servicemen who died after the war or during their posting in northern Malaya prior to the Malayan Emergency are also interred here. The cemetery is located in Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia and was erected and maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Located at 4.85861, 100.757 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Malaysia, Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries


Kamunting is the biggest satellite town in Taiping's Larut, Matang dan Selama district, Perak, Malaysia. It is also the biggest industrial town in Taiping and is famous mainly for being home to the Kamunting Detention Center a prison camp for detainees under the Internal Security Act, many of whom are held without trial for an indefinite period.

Located at 4.88333, 100.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak, Terrorism in Malaysia

Parit Buntar

Parit Buntar is a main town in Kerian district, on the northwestern tip of Perak, Malaysia. The name Parit Buntar originated from a well-known leader, Tok Buntar, who was famous at the time when he and his followers built the drainage system, which used water from the Kerian River to irrigate the surrounding paddy fields. The main drain was named "Parit Tok Buntar" meaning the drain of Tok Buntar. Later on, the town where the main drain is located was named Parit Buntar.

Located at 5.11667, 100.5 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Bukit Merah, Perak

One of two towns in the Malaysian state of Perak.

Located at 5.03333, 100.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Bagan Serai

Bagan Serai is a small town in Perak, Malaysia. It is located in Kerian district and is an important collecting and processing location for the paddy plantation of the Kerian scheme. Bagan Serai is also the name of the parliamentary constituency in which the town is located. It is also notable for its Indian popullation established in the late 1800s more recently the subject of racism. The word “Bagan” in Malay means a jetty or a place of landing for some business activities.

Located at 5.01, 100.53 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Taiping Airport

Taiping Airport is an airport in Taiping, Malaysia. It is located at Jalan Muzaffar Shah formerly Creagh Road, Assam Kumbang and also called as Tekah Airport. The airport was built in early 1929, this wooden structure aerodrome was the first airfield in the state of Perak and also in Peninsular Malaysia. The airstrip can accommodate the Fokker planes only, because the landing strip is too short for modern aircraft to land and take off. Taiping Airport is the oldest airport in Malaysia.

Located at 4.86639, 100.715 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Malaysia, Buildings and structures in Perak, Airports established in 1929

Simpang Empat (Semanggol), Perak

Simpang Empat or Simpang Ampat or Semanggol is a small town located in Perak, Malaysia. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:4|57|N|100|38|E||| |primary |name= }}

Located at 4.95, 100.633 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak

Kamunting Detention Center

Kamunting Detention Centre is a prison camp located in Kamunting, near the town of Taiping, Perak, in Malaysia. The prison is used by the government to detain and interrogate persons arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA). The detention is also known as Malaysia's Supermax prison or Maximum security prison. It is alleged that this is the site where the Malaysian authorities would hold up political prisoners, usually from the opposition, and conduct torture against detainees.

Located at 4.90917, 100.737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Malaysia

Zoo Taiping

Zoo Taiping (Malay for Taiping Zoo) is a zoological park located at Bukit Larut, Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. Established in 1961, Taiping Zoo is the oldest Zoo in Malaysia. It is one of the major zoological parks in Malaysia. It covers 34 acres and exhibits 1300 animals representing 180 species of amphibians, mammals, and reptiles. It also has a night safari. As the only zoo in North Malaysia, it tends to receive a large amount of visitors.

Located at 4.85389, 100.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Zoos in Malaysia

Taiping Prison

Taiping Prison, originally called The Perak Prison and better known as "Taiping Gaol", was established in 1879 and is the first and oldest modern prison complex in Malaysia. It was also the largest prison complex at the time. In 1881 Seikh warders were brought in to assist Malay warders and vocational trainers were brought in from Hong Kong to introduce useful industry in the prison. In 1882 there was an exercise to place prison inmates into categories. In 1889 a European warder was appointed.

Located at 4.86056, 100.748 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prisons in Malaysia, History of Perak, British Malaya

Taiping Lake Gardens

Taiping Lake Gardens is the first public garden established during the British rule in Malaysia. The garden is located near Bukit Larut, and is equidistant to the town centre and the Taiping Zoo.

Located at 4.85389, 100.733 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Parks in Malaysia, Gardens in Malaysia

Sekolah Menengah Sains Raja Tun Azlan Shah

Sekolah Menengah Sains Raja Tun Azlan Shah or SERATAS is a boarding school located 3 km from the town of Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. It is situated at the foot of Bukit Larut (Maxwell Hill). The school covers an area of 51.9 acres and was founded on 1 January 1982 under the Rancangan Malaysia Ketiga (RMK-3). The school was formerly known as Sekolah Menengah Sains Perak and as Sekolah Menengah Sains Taiping or SEMESTA.

Located at 4.853, 100.752 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Fully Residential School in Malaysia (SBP), Schools in Perak

2009 Perak bus crash

The 2009 Perak bus crash was an accident that happened on December 26, 2009 at 1.23 am on a Sani Express bus which carried 48 people. The incident happened when the bus was heading from Klang to Kangar skidded and crashed into the divider of Malaysia’s North-South Highway in this capital of northern Perak state which resulted 10 passengers being killed. The driver of the bus, Mohamed Kamil Mohamed Rashid (37) has been charged with reckless driving.

Located at 4.99102, 100.662 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bus accidents in Malaysia, 2009 road accidents, 2009 in Malaysia

Alor Pongsu

Alor Pongsu is a small town in Kerian district, Perak, Malaysia. This small town is located 8 kilometres from Bagan Serai town. Notable people from this megacity is Pak Ngah Kayat.

Located at 5.03333, 100.583 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Perak